Preview: experts to debate DSR and critical sites at The Energyst Event


The event in Birmingham, on 17-18 April, highlights the impact of the convergence of energy procurement, efficiency and flexibility on your business. Mission Critical Power magazine will launch its demand-side response report at the event, focusing on critical sites

The decentralisation of energy is having a profound effect on all aspects of the system. The Energyst Event aims to discuss what this means for businesses – and how organisations across the public and private sector are turning challenges into bottom line benefits.

The two-day conference and exhibition covers all aspects of energy procurement, efficiency and flexibility, joining the dots between disciplines that are converging and highlighting what that means for energy strategies.

Within the conference streams, speakers and panellists will share their expertise, experiences and insights, arming delegates with knowledge that can be transferred directly to their organisations’ bottom line.

These include: Energy Institute, National Grid, NHS Property Services, Marks & Spencer, Lineage Logistics, Nottingham City Council, The University of Bristol, Unite Group, BT, Gateshead Energy, Yorkshire Water, Anglian Water, Cornwall Consulting, Baringa Partners, Aurora Energy Research, Bloomberg, The Green Investment Group, Ingenious Infrastructure, Investor Confidence Project Europe, EEVS, Esta and the ADE.

Among the sessions includes a panel discussion on: ‘DSR: Are critical sites switched on to flexibility provision? Chaired by Mark Acton, CBRE Data Centre Solutions, the conference session will include expert opinion from Doreen Abeysundra, Fresco Advisory and Michael Phelan, Gridbeyond.

Other conference sessions will explore:

  • What the convergence of procurement, efficiency and flexibility means for energy strategies
  • How changes to charging regimes will affect businesses
  • Decentralisation: What’s coming and how can businesses harness their assets
  • How to deliver greater benefits from generation, storage and flexibility
  • How to build businesses cases that look beyond energy
  • How data and intelligence is disrupting procurement
  • Emerging service and finance models for decentralised generation and efficiency
  • The implications and opportunities of heat, power and storage convergence

The conference will also mark the launch of two new reports: one around lower carbon heat for businesses; the other around demand-side response within mission critical environments.




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