Energy Future and Flexible Networks

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Renewable technologies  | Battery Storage | Demand Side Response | Security of Supply

This theatre explores the challenges of balancing energy demand with supply while reducing costs and meeting carbon emessions targets. Grid modernisation is required to meet energy supply while disruptive technologies are empowering users to monitor and manage demand.

2019 speakers included:

Kirin Patel DHL Supply Chain
Environment Manager
DHL Supply Chain – Mainland Europe, Middle-East & Africa
Jessica Harris
Senior Energy and Carbon Consultant
Envantage Ltd
Vassia paloumbi
Sustainability and Energy Management Expert
threeG Sustainability
Project Leader
Copilot Building Commissioning Solutions


Wednesday 27th November 2019

10:00 -  10:50

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting – Compliance Update

Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) extends reporting requirements to all large UK companies from April 2019. This panel session will cover an update from key stakeholders of the scheme and offer the audience an opportunity to ask questions.  

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gary shanahanGary Shanahan Head of Business and Industrial Energy Efficiency, Tax and Reporting
Gemma BirleyGemma Birley Director
Green Finch Environmental Consulting
Jennifer GuestJennifer Guest Project Director - FRC Taxonomies
Financial Reporting Council
Naomi Rigby, Non-Financial Assurance Specialist, PwCNaomi Rigby Non-Financial Assurance Specialist
11:00 -  12:00

SECR Compliance – The Basics

This session aims to inform attendees about the background and requirements of SECR and give guidance on how to complete the process effectively within organisations. The session will cover: Scope and background of SECR; Data requirements for both quoted and unquoted companies; Creating a Methodology; Intensity Ratio; Reporting requirements.

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Vassia paloumbiDr Vassia Paloumbi Sustainability and Energy Management Expert
threeG Sustainability
Gemma BirleyGemma Birley Director
Green Finch Environmental Consulting
Reg CokerReg Coker Data Analyst
12:10 -  12:50

Energy Management Strategy: from policy to implementation

This session brings together energy managers who will discuss the challenges and solutions to a successful implementation of an energy management strategy. The panel will offer their views and experiences on defining energy management aims and objectives, and how to formulate implementation plans to deliver energy savings.  

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Martin BiltonMartin Bilton Engineering Manager (Utilities)
Gatwick Airport
Parthena Exizidou British Antarctic SurveyParthena Exizidou Energy & Carbon Reduction Manager
British Antarctic Survey
Scott ArmstrongScott Armstrong Chief Operating Office
Planet Mark
Victoria LimbrickVictoria Limbrick Energy Manager
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
13:00 -  13:40

What Really is SMART?

The word Smart is likely now the most used sales pitch for anything relating to a building. We are told nearly everything we buy has a smart aspect, whether this is a new TV, a heating system, a washing machine or a car. So what actually is smart? For many years, we as Energy Management professionals have been trying to […]

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Gillian BrownGillian Brown Energy Manager
University of Glasgow
Mark DavenportMark Davenport CEO
Smart Buildings Ltd (part of the ENGIE group)
Richard Caple ThorluxRichard Caple Lighting Applications Director
Thorlux Lighting
13:50 -  14:20

Tackling Single Use Plastics at Aberystwyth University

Discussion on the steps Aberystwyth University have taken to reduce single use plastics.

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Dewi Day Aberystwyth UniversityDewi Day Sustainability Advisor
Aberystwyth University
14:30 -  15:00

Changes in Regulation Around Battery Storage

Recent changes in regulation mean that battery storage will be able to be metered separately to the MPAN, boundary meter. This will allow trading the services storage can supply, including grid leveling services, on a new marketplace. This session will explore the changes and how your sites could turn storage into a profit center.

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Ian NicollIain Nicoll Metering Team Leader
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale Founder
Energy Managers Association
Peter Frampton ElexonPeter Frampton Market Architect
15:10 -  15:40

The Benefits and Pitfalls of ISO 50001 Certification

This presentation will focus on the benefits and pitfalls of implementation and certification of ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems. The first part of the presentation will provide an overview of what ISO 50001 is and the benefits to organisations of effective implementation and certification, particularly with regards to improved energy performance, stronger senior management buy-in, meeting CSR targets and meeting […]

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Kirin Patel DHL Supply ChainKirit Patel Environment Manager
DHL Supply Chain – Mainland Europe, Middle-East & Africa
Terry Coyle SGSTerry Coyle UK Product Manager for Energy Management Systems
SGS United Kingdom Ltd
15:50 -  16:20

From Compliance to Leadership: RBS’s energy management journey

This session will provide insight into the energy management journey of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and how they have progressed from a desire to improve systems and reduce costs, to achieving savings into £millions and setting ambitious energy and climate targets. The topic will cover: – How a data-driven approach to energy management enabled significant efficiencies in both […]

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Lesley Holloway RBSLesley Holloway Energy & Environment Manager
The Royal Bank of Scotland
Lindsay VentressLindsay Ventress Service Line Lead – Energy

Thursday 28th November 2019

10:00 -  10:50

SECR Compliance – What To Look Out For!

Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) extends reporting requirements to all large UK companies from April 2019. This panel session will cover the background and requirements of SECR and the panel will discuss their respective experiences with the new scheme. The aim of the session is to help attendees to understand any issues they may face as well as opportunities […]

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AlessandraAlessandra McConville Energy and Carbon Manager
Cancer Research UK
Bowness Chris - FES FMChris Bowness Senior Energy Manager
FES Limited
Vassia paloumbiDr Vassia Paloumbi Sustainability and Energy Management Expert
threeG Sustainability
Jessica HarrisJessica Harris Senior Energy and Carbon Consultant
Envantage Ltd
Thomas ParrottTom Parrott Head of Energy & Sustainability
University of Surrey
11:50 -  12:30

The Impact of ESOS

With the final date for compliance with ESOS Phase 2 and submitting notifications fast approaching, this session will include an update on the scheme from the Environment Agency. The update will follow a discussion with ESOS Lead Assessors around ESOS Phase 1, the outcomes of the Environment Agency’s compliance audits and expectations from Phase 2.

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daniel shanleyDaniel Shanley Low Carbon Consultant
Stopford Energy and Environment
Mike Denbigh - EAMike Denbigh Senior Technical Advisor
Environment Agency
Paul ReddingPaul Redding Director
Redding Associates Ltd
richard feldgateRichard Felgate Director
Hospitality Energy Saving
Sam ArjeSam Arje Group Energy and Sustainability Manager
Bourne Leisure
12:40 -  13:20

Beyond Compliance – how do we deliver high performance?

In a world dominated by compliance and tick box exercises how do we deliver high performance and what does this mean? Different stakeholders perceive this differently from the asset managers who want high rentable values and low void times to the tenants who want high quality space at low rents and then occupiers who want a comfortable and well equipped […]

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Chris Mayhew British SugarChris Mayhew Operations Improvement Manager – Energy
British Sugar
Andy LewryDr Andy Lewry Senior Technical Associate
Focus FM
Julie Hogarth JLLJulie Hogarth Head of Sustainability
Regent Street Management Direct – JLL
Michael Nagle - Utilities Manager, Luton AirportMichael Nagle Utilities Manager
London Luton Airport
13:30 -  14:10

Strategic Partnerships That Lead To Savings – How Important Is Data?

This session will discuss how an improved collaboration between Energy Managers, BMS Engineers and incumbent M&E teams can lead to a more efficient operation of buildings. The discussion will focus on BMS operational data and how to effectively use them to achieve greater savings.

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Daniel HarveyDaniel Harvey Building Technology Specialist
Intech Controls Ltd
Derek Martin - Focus FMDerek Martin Divisional Director
Focus FM
Jonathan Candy Mitie SustainabilityJonathon Candy Energy Manager
Mitie Sustainability
Thomas ParrottTom Parrott Head of Energy & Sustainability
University of Surrey
14:20 -  14:50

Implementing Energy Performance Contracts: Successes and Pitfalls

Over the past 5 years, NHS Scotland has implemented three major Energy Performance Contracts across its estate with an overall capital value in excess of £30million. Each project has faced its own unique challenges and although all have been ultimately successful, the journeys have been very different. This session will look at the realities of implementing Energy Performance Contracts – […]

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Kathryn Dapre NHSKathryn Dapré Head of Energy and Sustainability
NHS National Services Scotland
15:00 -  15:30

Closing the Performance Gap in Building Services

The four-year EU-funded research project Quantum comes to a close at the end of 2019. It investigated how the performance gap in increasingly complex buildings can be reduced with a series of pragmatic tools and services. Quantum analysed over 120 buildings from across Europe to provide empirical data and this session will present the findings. The COPILOT independent Building Commissioning […]

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Antoine FERRANDAntoine Ferrand Project Leader
Copilot Building Commissioning Solutions
Caroline WeeksCaroline Weeks Quantum Programme Manager

Wednesday 24th November 2021

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