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New technologies for energy sector examined

11 October 2016

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The Energy and Climate Change Committee is holding a hearing to examine some of the innovative technologies that could revolutionise the energy sector, and probe the Government's role in supporting the development of the future energy market.


Tuesday 11 October 2016, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am

  • Barry Hatton, Director of Asset Management, UK Power Networks
  • Amanda Lyne, Chair, UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association
  • Dr Nina Skorupska, Chief Executive Officer, Renewable Energy Association,
  • Dr Jill Cainey, Director, Electricity Storage Network

At 10.15am

  • Yoav Zingher, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kiwi Power
  • Phil Sheppard, Director of SO Operations, Network Capability, National Grid,
  • Sara Bell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Tempus Energy Technology,
  • Professor Jim Watson, Director, UK Energy Research Centre
  • Colin Calder, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PassivSystems

At 11am

  • Sacha Deshmukh, Chief Executive, Smart Energy GB
  • Simon Roberts, Chief Executive, Centre for Sustainable Energy
  • Victoria MacGregor, Director of Energy, Citizens Advice

Purpose of session

This session will explore a number of themes, including:

  • Which innovations have the greatest potential to revolutionise energy markets
  • Electricity storage and barriers to development
  • Flexible demand technologies and their role in meeting the capacity challenge
  • Consumer engagement in a future digital energy market

Further information

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