Powering Cambridge: Cambridge needs more Capacity
Event Type:
Monday 15th January 2018
6:30 PM

The Gillespie Centre, Clare College off Queens’ Road, Cambridge.

Powering Cambridge: Cambridge needs more Capacity

Speaker: Varies

UK Power Networks, the electricity Distribution Network Operator in East of England, will provide an overview of the status of the electricity network in the Cambridge area, how this has evolved over the time and the recent infrastructure reinforcement deployed in the area.
In order to operate the network is a more efficient and effective way and as we move towards a low carbon economy and a flexible energy system, Innovation is key to investigate new ways of doing things that ultimately deliver benefits to network customers. The speaker will introduce the innovative work done by UK Power Networks, including the development of flexible arrangements to connect additional renewable generation to the distribution network. Several stakeholder engagement activities have been also undertaken in the Cambridge area in collaboration with Pixie Energy to better understand the local energy needs of the community.
Pixie Energy is leading the East Anglian Energy Market Innovation (EMIP) project. They will provide an overview of the EMIP project and of the benefits of collaborative working and coordination amongst all the energy stakeholders within the community.