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Quiz our electricity experts at Utility Week Live

Britain’s largest electricity distributor will be tackling the industry’s ‘hot topics’ at Utility Week Live.

From Press releases - 13 May 2016 12:00 AM

Britain’s largest electricity distributor will be tackling the industry’s ‘hot topics’ at Utility Week Live.

What is your electricity challenge? Because whatever it is, UK Power Networks wants to hear from you during the UK’s biggest utility show at Birmingham NEC from May 17 to 18 (stand C34).

The company which keeps the lights on in London, the South East and East Anglia will have a panel of electricity experts in the hot seat ready to answer your electricity conundrums. 

Whether you are a customer who wants to power a new fleet of electric vehicles, connect a solar farm to the electricity network or store electricity, get in touch for advice from the team.

Visit the company’s stand to see a model of UK Power Networks’ Smarter Network Storage (SNS) facility - Britain’s ‘biggest battery’ at Leighton Buzzard, in Bedfordshire. A new video will offer a unique glimpse inside the unit, with virtual tours of the facility.

Mark Adolphus, director of connections at UK Power Networks, said: “This is the biggest utility show in the UK and we look forward to seeing some of our customers there. This is a lively new way for us to engage with the challenges they face and offer practical solutions.

“We want to make life easier for our customers, with more accessible services, so this is also an opportunity to listen to feedback and shape further improvements to our networks and services. Whatever power challenges customers are facing, we want to help.”

UK Power Networks has four speakers in the show’s Electricity Theatre on May 17:
• RIIO-ED1 - one year in: ‘The Networks’ Perspective’, Suleman Alli, director of safety, strategy and support services, 11.15am-12.30pm
• From asset data to actionable insight: Asset Data Project, Barry Hatton, director of asset management, 12.45pm to 2pm
• Network Innovation - the findings of the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF): Adriana Laguna-Estopier, low carbon technologies manager, on the big battery and Peter Lang, senior technology transfer engineer, on Flexible Urban Networks, 2.15pm to 3.30pm

On May 18 the company has one further speaker at The Pumping Station:
• The Conversation Live: what does cyber-resilience look like in an age of intelligent infrastructure? IT security and technical architecture manager, Paul Jenkinson, 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

More than 100 speakers, 150 exhibitors and 3,000 delegates are due to attend Utility Week Live, a show which is dedicated to the companies which keep the country’s lights on, taps running and gas flowing.

For further information visit UK Power Networks’ event site and watch the company’s signature video ‘Delivering your energy’: http://www.utilityweeklive.co.uk/exhibitor/uk-power-networks-ltd/