The Essential Role of Flexibility in our Energy Future

Time: 11:50 - 12:20

Date: Day 1 - 22nd November 2017

Theatre: Renewables, Supply and Storage


As our energy infrastructure evolves, the role of the consumer is also undergoing a dramatic shift. No longer simply energy users, the new energy ‘pro-sumer’ has a part to play in ensuring the security, sustainability and cost-efficiency of our energy system. For those who engage, rewards are available and often significant.

This session will begin by briefly examining the issues driving change in the energy marketplace, before examining the flexibility options available. He will explore how obstacles to flexibility can be overcome and how getting involved can help businesses unlock real value. The session will provide real-life case studies and explore the commercial benefit of different types of flexible energy management, which forward-facing businesses are already using to cut costs and create brand new revenue streams.

This session will also provide insight into the innovation that is enabling change in the energy industry and look at how investment by energy companies can help businesses get onboard and become a part of a better, greener energy future.


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