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FLEXIBLE Grids of the Future - Webinar

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FLEXIBLE Grids of the Future - Webinar

Electricity demand has to increase for us to reach Net Zero.  National Grid estimates peak demand could double by 2050 as we electrify heating and transport. 

We know that digitisation is the key to the most efficient use of our energy.  With lots of solutions available, hear from a wide range of experts on DERMS, Digital Twins, Virtual Power Plants, Green Hydrogen, Flexible trading and more.

Join us throughout this series as we dive deeper into how digital technologies are going to shape our Grids of the Future!


Up first, FLEXIBLE Grids of the Future.  Hear from our panel of;

  • Host: Ben Gray, Schneider Electric - Marketing Manager Power & Grid UK&I
  • Jon Ferris, Delta-EE - Head of Flexibility & Storage
  • Derek Smith, ETAP - Business Development Director UK&I, Nordics & DACH
  • Alain Malot, Schneider Electric - Digital Grid Portfolio Manager


And our Bitesize expert interviews with;

  • Yonna Vitanova, RenewableUK - Senior Policy Analyst
  • John Bayard, Piclo Energy - COO
  • Chris Jackson, Protium - CEO





2:08 - Energy Challenge

4:13 - What is Flexibility?

14:30 - Policy shift ED1 to ED2

24:10 - European Comparison

27:15 - Network Planning

30:35 - DERMS

40:30 - Flexible Trading

52:20 - Demand Side

59:30 - Energy Storage


Bitesize Interviews


How can policy play a part in a encouraging a more flexible grid?

Yonna Vitanova, RenewableUK - Senior Policy Analyst



John shows us how Piclo's flexible trading technology can help DNOs add flexibility to the network!

John Bayard, Piclo Energy - COO



What role can green hydrogen have in helping the grid of the future?

Chris Jackson, Protium - CEO




Next Episodes


EFFICIENT Grids of the Future 


CYBER SECURE Grids of the Future - Coming 1st September!


RESILIENT Grids of the Future - Coming Soon!


SUSTAINABLE Grids of the Future - Coming Soon!