News | May 2, 2013

Network With Scottish Power, ESB, Alliander, Enel, SSE, RWE, E.ON, Stedin, Western Power Distribution And UK Power Networks | Telecoms For Smart Grids


SMi's 3rd annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference, taking place on 23rd and 24th September in London, will feature senior industry decision makers from an array of major Utilities presenting on the latest developments in smart grid communications infrastructures including Scottish Power, ESB, Alliander, Enel, SSE, RWE, E.ON, Stedin, Western Power Distribution and UK Power Networks.

London, UK (PRWEB UK) - Information and communication technologies are an integral part of Smart Grid development, as they provides capabilities such as supporting two-way energy and information flow, isolating and restoring power outages more quickly, facilitate integration of renewable energy sources and provides consumers with options to optimise their energy use.

Against this backdrop, SMi's 3rd annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference will focus on all communications aspects that are relevant to the Smart Grid and will bring together experts from UK and European Utilities, Government and leading communication technology authorities. The two-day event will provide the perfect platform to exchange novel ideas, explore enabling technologies, discuss innovative designs, and share field trial experiences and lessons learnt for future communications projects.

Key Speakers at Telecoms for Smart Grids 2013 include: 
Ashley C. Brown, Counsel to Greenberg Traurig, and Executive Director Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Harvard University 
David Ross Scott, Industry Relationship Manager, Scottish Power 
Denis O'Leary, Head of Smart Energy Technologies, ESB 
Gordon Hewitt, ICT Project Manager, Scottish and Southern Energy 
Marcus Smith, Solutions Architect, Cisco 
Markus Hofsaess, Technology & Solutions, E.ON 
Tim Manandhar, Low Carbon Solutions Design Manager, UK Power Networks 
Erik Moll, Telecom Policy Advisor, Alliander 
Giovanni Coppola, Innovation Manager, Enel Distribuzione SpA 
Gunnar Hoffman, Manager of Technology Corporate R&D, RWE AG 
Milo Broekmans, Senior Enterprise Architect, Stedin 
Nigel Bessant, Project Delivery Manager, Scottish and Southern Energy 
Sanna Atherton, Senior Project Manager, Western Power Distribution

For more information, visit Alternatively, contact Aaron Jackson on tel: +44 (0) 20 7827 6064 or email ajackson(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk.


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