Smart Metering 2009 is being conceived to examine the current challenges and opportunities in the industry, providing in-depth analysis following on from the market model announcement for domestic smart metering in the UK. Smart metering technology provides significant potential for energy use. The seminar will highlight the parameters for long term adoption, successful management of the huge operational and logistical challenges, the integration problems, and communication network of the smart metering technology, which are important in order to achieve enhanced services to customers and providers. The conference will offer good opportunity to gain crucial information for the blueprint of smart meters and build future investment plans, engage with specialists of data migration, implementation and interoperability, and join with major energy suppliers, utilities and meter manufacturers.
The conference will focus on the following topics:
Business models for smart metering, A government perspective, Trial results and possible regulatory framework, Smart metering interoperability within the UK market, Realising the benefits of smart metering, Creating consumer engagement and the consumer impacts of smart meters, Discuss the real communication issues, Case studies looking at meeting the operational and logistical challenges, and key challenges for future electricity networks with smart grids and smart meters.
- Government organisations
- Ofgem and regulators
- Electricity and energy suppliers
- Electricity and gas networks
- Advanced meter manufacturers
- IT / engineering consultancies
- Network operators
- Grid operators
- Intelligent network providers
- Trade Associations
The Institution of Engineering and Technology