In depth: European Utility Week 2014 – the event in review


The winners, product launches and insights from Europe’s largest gathering of energy professionals.

European Utility Week has announced that the event will be moving to Vienna in 2015, and this move has been met by excitement by attendees at the event. Says Paddy Young, Show Director for European Utility Week: ‘The move is really simulated by popular demand, and the response [to the announcement] has been excellent.’

Young continues: ‘For three days Amsterdam was the place to be for anyone who’s anyone in the smart utility sector. Ultimately, all involved agreed on the importance of co-operation for future energy innovation.

‘We would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the show, and hope to see them all next year in Vienna!’

Elisabeth Brusse, “General Manager at Synergy, speaking about the programme and trends in the industry, told Metering & Smart Energy International: ‘We see an increasing interest in the topics around consumer engagement; consumers will play a vital role in the smart energy transition.

‘On the smart grid programme, it’s been around data analytics, data management, ICT infrastructure and renewable integration – you can see this by the fact that we have four sessions running around the grid & renewable integration – and this, of course, has a tie in with storage. The interest in storage has….

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