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13-14 November 2024 | etc.venues, Bishopsgate, London

The epicentre of energy digitalisation

For cutting-edge innovators transforming the way we distribute, manage and consume energy





Future of Utilities: Smart Energy is the energy conference for anyone serious about accelerating the UK’s journey towards a modern, digital energy ecosystem.


It brings together energy’s most forward-thinking innovators who are paving the way to a more efficient and effective energy sector.

“Smart Energy is the must-attend event for utilities.”

Chief Product Officer, Octopus Energy

2023 Conference Speakers

Check out the leaders and innovators who took to the stage at Smart Energy.

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Keith Anderson

Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Power

Sarah Merrick, Ripple Energy

Sarah Merrick

Chief Executive Officer, Ripple Energy

Mat Moakes, OVO Energy

Mat Moakes

Chief Commercial Officer, OVO Energy

Stuart Okin | Speaker

Stuart Okin

Director of Cyber Regulations, Ofgem

Bwalya Kasase, Rebel Energy

Bwalya Kasase

Chief Operations Officer, Rebel Energy UK

Marzia Zafar, Ofgem

Marzia Zafar

Deputy Director, Strategy & Innovation, Ofgem

Ben Wilson, National Grid - Speaker Headshot

Ben Wilson

Chief Strategy & External Affairs Officer, National Grid

Louise Walsh | Speaker

Louise Walsh

Chief Customer Contact Officer, Utilita Energy

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Who attends?

All major players from across energy’s vibrant ecosystem attend our Smart Energy conference

Tackle the most critical issues facing the industry today

Embracing Energy-as-a-Service

Our speakers are rewriting the energy supply rulebook. Two birds, one stone: can Energy-as-a-Service solve wider challenges? With speakers from British Gas Zero, SSE & Good Energy.

Towards an accessible, efficient, flexible grid

Ensuring network access and expanding smart grid communication. Highlights included the Future Networks fireside chat with National Grid‘s Head of Networks & Chief Engineer.

Unpacking the affordability toolkit

How can suppliers adjust to growing affordability issues? With speakers from E.ON UK, Citizens Advice National Energy Action on taking a multi-pronged approach.

Getting smarter on smart meters

New for this year: keynotes on the next steps for the rollout – domestic & non-domestic. We learned how to overcome critical challenges & derive insights from data with SSE, Ecotricity & Octopus Energy.

Revolutionising EV charging infrastructure

National Grid, Electric Miles, Octopus Electric Vehicles & Drax came together to address how can networks react to increased demand.

Deepening the customer-supplier relationship

This year we have dedicated sessions on building loyalty and trust, featuring Utilita‘s keynote on what makes a great energy app.

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Tickets include: 2 day conference pass, lunch & refreshments and drinks reception.

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