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Utility Week 13th February 2015

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Follow us @utilityweek using #futurenetworks Increased demand for electric transport, smart grids and PV will put increased pressure on the network. This is a period of rapid change for utilities and network operators and requires a fl exible approach from all stakeholders to deliver the interconnected system of the future. Demand management and response will play a crucial role in this and is driving a dynamic period of transformation in the energy sector. Utility Week's Demand Response & Future Networks Conference will address the challenges and opportunities facing the energy sector as it transitions to a low-carbon and more energy effi cient environment. Sponsored by Attend to: • Explore the challenges and opportunities of achieving a fully operational smart grid, including the introduction of CADs • Hear the latest research on the role of utilities in EV uptake • Gain fi rst-hand insight into the development of innovative projects at Electricity North West, SGN, SSE, WPD and SP Energy Networks • Find out how your peers are accelerating renewable connections through active network management • Discuss how the introduction of independent network owners will change the regulatory landscape • Debate whether the traditional utility business model can survive smart metering Supported by For more information and to book, visit: www.UW-futurenetworks.net EXPERT SPEAKERS INCLUDE Stewart Reid Future Networks and Policy Manager Scottish and Southern Energy Dr. Manuel Sánchéz Jimenéz Team Leader Smart Grids, Directorate General for Energy European Commission Roger Hey Future Networks Manager Western Power Distribution Maxine Frerk Interim Senior Partner for Smarter Grids & Governance: Distribution Ofgem Euan Norris Senior Project Manager, Future Networks SP Energy Networks Paul Fidler Director of Operations Energy Networks Association Basil Scarsella Chief Executive Offi cer UK Power Networks Steve Cox Head of Engineering Electricity North West

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