Network November 2018

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THE C ONVERSATION 9 The decarbonisation of transport Rebecca Markillie from ITM Power on how hydrogen is being used to decarbonise transport. 12 Providing network fl exibility Dr Rachael Taljaard from Smarter Grid Solutions discusses the subject of demand side response. 14 Why consideration matters to network operators Jamie Gordon, partner at Geldards, discusses what constitutes 'valuable consideration.' NOVEMBER ISSUE 27/2018 THE APPLICATION 22 Smart storage The adoption of energy storage and DSR services. 24 Capturing carbon Network and Energy Systems Catapult roundtable discussion on 'Rethinking decarbonisation incentives'. 26 Enabling the electric vehicle revolution Update on BEAMA's Electrifi cation by Design report. 28 Assets matter Network Asset Performance Conference review. 29 Industry insight – Costain NETWORK / 4 / NOVEMBER 2018 8 THE CONVERSATION ACHIEVING CLIMATE TARGETS The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has published an update to its energy system scenarios, depicting two different potential pathways to UK decarbonisation by 2050. Scott Milne, report author, explains why the scenarios not only show plausible routes to meet UK climate targets but also highlight the UK's potential to go further to reach a 'net zero' future. 20 THE APPLICATION TALKING TUNNELLING Cadent has almost completed work on its biggest civil engineering project – a 330m long tunnel under the River Thames. Network editor Alec Peachey spoke to project manager Andrew Hejdner. 36 THE FUTURE ACCELERATING INNOVATION Jeremy Carey, managing director of 42 Technology, highlights the development of new condition monitoring technology and talks about the challenges as an SME of working with distribution network operators (DNOs). Jonathan Brearley, senior partner, networks, Ofgem Bernard Magee, head of strategy and marketing for power networks, Siemens John Scott, independent consultant Ed Gill, UK head of press & public affairs, Energy Networks Association Louise Kingham OBE, chief executive, Energy Institute (EI) Chris Clarke, director of asset management and health, safety & environment, Wales & West Utilities Richard Court, head of regulation and external affairs, Cadent Tim Rotheray, director, Association for Decentralised Energy John Parsons, networks portfolio manager, BEAMA Matt Rudling, director of customer services, UK Power Networks Mark Thompson, head of energy, Innovate UK Roger Hey, future networks manager, Western Power Distribution Maxine Frerk, director, Grid Edge Policy Darren Jones technology manager – power grids division, ABB Ben Graff, head of T2 stakeholder engagement - National Grid Ellen Bennett, utilities content director, Faversham House EDITORIAL BOARD 15 Putting a plan into action Ian Manders on the 10th anniversary of the Planning and Energy Act 2008. 16 Keeping networks safe David Spillett from the ENA discusses the three key disciplines that are keeping networks safe. 17 Putting safety fi rst Martin Harrison, CEO of Fulcrum Group, on the importance of people-driven safety. 38 Making changes Q&A with Neil Harvey, chief technical offi cer (CTO) at Kirona. Peter Jones, technical manager, Energy Research Partnership.

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