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Scottish Renewables Storage and Systems Conference
Wednesday 13 June 2018, 08:00am - 05:00pm
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The Scottish Government’s Energy Strategy looks to integrate our electricity, heat and transport sectors, and Ofgem and BEIS have committed to a smart systems and flexibility plan.

The spotlight, more than ever, is on the integration of low-carbon heat, hydrogen and electric vehicles.

Numerous community projects link storage, smart grids and renewable generation, and further energy innovation funding has been made available, putting Scotland at the forefront of what will be a global shift in our energy systems.

National Grid is undertaking a review of its service market and is working with Ofgem to re-configure grid charging, while network operators consider how to effectively get projects connected and how to operate as Distribution System Operators.

The Capacity Market has supported projects and interconnectors while some of our islands look to be making progress in getting connected.

In short – there’s a lot going on.

But is this transition delivering what the renewable energy sector hoped it would?

Is regulation keeping pace with policy ambition? Are new markets developing that commercially support the sector? And are we still able to develop a low-carbon, low-cost and secure, but flexible energy system?

Scottish Renewables’ Storage & Systems Conference 2018 looks to answer these questions, and more. This is a unique opportunity to hear from experts, policy leaders, and government, and we look forward to welcoming you for a busy day of debate.


Key issues covered:

Revenue opportunities in a changing energy system
Policy ambition: The Scottish Government’s Energy Strategy
Ofgem and National Grid’s Charging Futures Workstream
The ENA’s Open Networks Project
Ancillary service market reform
Rolling out innovation across our networks
Co-locating storage with renewable energy assets
Ensuring security of supply

Who should attend?

The programme of speakers will bring together industry leaders, public sector representatives and investors to discuss the latest policy issues affecting the sector in Scotland.

Location W011, Hamish Wood Building Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA


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