Key areas for discussion include:
- steps for developing smart retail energy markets,
- utilisation of smart tariffs and behind-the-meter technology, and
- reforming the regulatory system to deliver whole-system change.
- Priorities for developing smart electricity networks - digitisation, infrastructure modernisation, and reducing barriers to entry;
- Next steps for smart electricity markets - delivering smart tariffs, consumer benefits, and supporting competition;
- Innovation in grid operations and utilising digital technology - research, AI, and designing smart energy platforms;
- Establishing a System Operator model fit for achieving net-zero emissions - flexibility, smart technology, and keeping costs low for consumers;
- Delivering whole-system change, and making the energy system smarter and more efficient;
- Integrating distributed assets and opportunities for decarbonising energy supply and the grid;
- Creating a regulatory framework for smart electricity - code reform, balancing networks, and supporting smart services; and
- Policy priorities for developing smart electricity networks in the UK - measures achieved so far and steps for addressing remaining objectives.
This is a full-scale conference taking place online.