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UTILITY Week 28th April 2017

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Community Lowri Beck Services Ltd Mayors Quay, Swan Meadow Road, Wigan WN3 5BB Tel: 01942 771700 Lowri Beck is a leading independent service provider of Metering Systems, Data Capture, Data Management and Field Management services, offering innovative solutions to utilities and business throughout Great Britain. We support the electricity, gas and water markets with Manual and Automated Meter Reading, Data Collection and Aggregation, Meter Asset Provision, Installation and Maintenance services as well as providing a full suite of dual fuel Smart Metering services. Our dual-site Contact Centre provides a wide range of professional outsourcing contact centre services, including overflow call handling and appointment management. Our mobile field management system, Companion, supports a range of operations with mobile handheld solutions ensuring improved data communications between office and field activities. Lowri Beck was established in 1996 and is experienced in offering tailored services and committed to delivering excellent service at realistic prices. For further information contact lbenquiries@lowribeck.co.uk Wheatley Broad Road, Bacton, Suffolk IP14 4HN Tel: 01449 781001 Website: www.wheatleysolutions.co.uk tLeading specialists in our field, Wheatley have been intrinsic to UK utilities metering for 25 years. Wheatley ensure solutions reflect and anticipate market needs, meaning we play a business critical role for our customers and are integral to the UK's smart meter roll out. Market Messaging - Wheatley's proprietary solutions perform customisable automation of messaging exchange for electricity, gas and dual fuel MOP / MAM and MAP functions, minimising user intervention and improving commercial advantage. Asset Management – with options to receive industry flows and other bi- lateral data exchanges Wheatley's MAP solution manages and reports on a full portfolio of meters and associated assets, maximising asset efficiency and facilitating accurate billing and forecasting against multiple contracts. Workforce Management – available stand-alone or integrated with other applications, our powerful scheduling and workforce management tool improves field worker efficiency. Open Water –Wheatley are harnessing our 25 years' experience of providing central messaging systems for data exchange and operational execution to develop systems tailored to the unique requirements of the water sector as competition begins. Our metering applications are delivered directly or as a service and are designed to quickly scale to changing customer requirements. To find out more please get in touch. Contact Nigel Searle to advertise here, 01342 332009 Utility Week Stars Awards 2017 23 June, Hilton Manchester Deansgate Celebrating the unsung heroes of utilities. Since their launch in 2014 these awards have grown to become the de facto celebration of dedication, ingenuity and teamwork in the UK utilities sector. In summer 2017, the awards offer a fresh chance to recognise colleagues and peers who have gone above and beyond to keep water and gas flowing and the lights on across the nation. The Utility Week Stars Awards are a unique celebration of the unsung heroes of the utility sector. This summer afternoon celebration is attended by over 300 utility individuals and teams. Book now: www.utilityweekstars.co.uk Energy Summit 2017 29 June, Westminster, London The annual meeting place for policymakers, investors, energy producers, distributors, retailers and stakeholders shaping the UK energy landscape. Attend to: • Discuss the likely implications of Brexit on UK energy and climate change policy • Debate the practicalities of ensuring security of supply in the medium term • Assess the investor landscape for renewable energy and the low-carbon economy • Gain insight into the challenges of delivering a smart, flexible and integrated energy system Book now: events.utilityweek.co.uk/summit DON'T MISS Procurement & supply chain engagement conference 11 May, Birmingham This CPD-certified event will equip you with the tools to: Adapt your strategy to prepare for enhanced regulatory pressure and uncertainty • Balance cost and customer considerations to deliver value for money • Mitigate the impacts of big projects on procurement • Unlock innovation within your supply chain and move towards a shared risk model • Meet long-term challenges in a sustainable way • Tackle the issue of scarcity of skills and labour Book now: events.utilityweek.co.uk/procurement Energy Ireland 2017 13-14 June, Croke Park, Dublin Energy Ireland 2017: Ireland's largest annual energy conference Energy Ireland is a not-to-be missed event for those with an interest in Irish energy. Topics discussed include: impact of brexit; regulation in uncertain times; renewable energy; new electricity market structures; investment in infrastructure post 2020; wind energy; natural gas market development; energy and climate; European energy policy; winter packages. Plenary and workshop sessions will hear from local and international expert speakers. There are a limited number of high quality exhibition spaces still available which presents a valuable opportunity for making contacts, and profiling goods and services. **To receive 10% discount please quote 'Utility Week' when booking** Tel: +353 (0)1 661 3755 Email: registration@energyireland.ie Web: www.energyireland.ie To find out more about promotional opportunities in this section of the magazine, please contact Nigel Searle on 01342 332009 30 | 28TH APRIL - 4TH MAY 2017 | UTILITY WEEK

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