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Future of network technologies in the UK investigated

12 January 2016

The Energy and Climate Change continues its inquiry into the low carbon network infrastructure by looking at the impacts of intermittent generation, the development of innovative technologies and the future of the UK's grid system.

Witnesses

Tuesday 12 January 2016, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30 am

  • Dr Jill Cainey, Director, Electricity Storage Network
  • Dr Philipp Grunewald, Research Fellow, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University, on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Dr Gordon Edge, Director, Policy—Economics and Regulation, RenewableUK
  • Stephen Goldspink, Director, Strategy and Business Development, Siemens Energy Management
  • Sara Bell, Chief Executive, Tempus Energy

Purpose of the session

The hearing will explore a range of issues, including:

  • The impact of intermittent generation on the UK energy system
  • The development and regulation of innovative technologies, such as storage and Demand Side Response (DSR)
  • The future of the UK’s physical and virtual grid system

Further information

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