CEGE-IRDR Workshop on Resilience of Power Systems | 27 March 2017 | Chadwick G08
16 February 2017
We are organising a joint CEGE-IRDR workshop on the resilience of power systems on the 27th of March, with the aim of having a fruitful discussion on grid resilience and the future of and challenges associated with renewable energy sources in the face of a changing climate, with a policy and industry focus.
The topics of the workshop are:
- Grid resilience and challenge of renewables
- Smart grids and climate-neutral cities
- Policy and industry solutions to sustainable grid development
14:00 Introduction and key questions
15:00 Round table discussions
Introduction and overview of key questions for sustainable grid development will be provided by Dr Julia Skene, who has seven years' experience in energy and utilities sectors, including retail, renewables, electricity transmission and distribution, smart grids and water sector. She previously worked at Gazprom as strategy advisor, manager and business developer, at the Department of Energy and Climate Change as policy advisor and at the Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies as a researcher.
In addition, Dr Martin Wilcox (Mott MacDonald), Prof Mark Barrett (UCL), Dr Ilan Kelman (UCL) and Mr Stephen Nash will be attending as panellists.
Please send comments and your availability to Dr Yasemin D Aktas at firstname.lastname@example.org.