Synergy (organiser of Europe’s leading event; Metering, Billing/ CRM Europe ) is pleased to announce the first edition of Smart Metering UK & Ireland 2009.
The UK Government has put smart meters at the heart of its energy policy and has taken the decision to mandate smart meters for all households. This will result in as many as 47 million smart electricity and gas meters being rolled out nationwide (bigest gas and electricity roll out in the world) at an estimated cost of about £7 billion.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change, OFGEM and the big six utility companies (Npower, EDF, British Gas, Scottish & Southern Energy, Scottish Power and E.ON) have recently emerged to a consensus on how this will be done.
Nevertheless many issues still remain unresolved like for example how a roll-out of smart meters will be managed in the UK’s deregulated energy market, who will pay and who will set the standards, the communication infrastructure needed , the impact of this major roll-out on the IT infrastructure of the utilities. These are just a few of many questions that still need to be answered by the industry.
Against this background, the Smart Metering UK & Ireland 2009 conference will bring together all the major players involved and discuss th challenges/ opporttunities facing the Bristish Energy Supply industry over the next couple of years.
Make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity to be involved in shaping the future of the British Energy Supply industry. Mark your agenda for the last week of May and plan to be in London!
Main conference themes will be around:
- Metering Regulation
- The Operational Framework
- International Rollout Experiences
- Smart Metering Technologies
- (Gas) Meter Functionality
- Customer Engagement & Behaviour
- Energy Efficiency and Demand Management
- Smart Meters as Platform for Development of Energy Services
The preliminary conference programme will be available online as of February 15th, 2009
For more information on the conference programme, speaking opportunities or the reservation of conference seats, please contact:
Ms Corien den Ouden
Phone: +31 346 290 773
Parallel to the conference a technology driven exhibition will be held. The exhibition will be the core of all networking opportunities and your chance to meet potential customers. Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring? Contact Farid Soebrati by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone +31 346 290 789
For more information on the exhibition or sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Mr Farid Soebrati
Phone: +31 349 290 789