Receive eleven Smart Grid Communication project updates from an array of major European Utilities | Telecoms for Smart Grids

SMi's 3rd annual SMi's 3rd annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference, taking place on 23-24 September in London, will feature senior industry decision makers from an array of major European Utilities sharing their insight on what is being done to further Smart Grid Communication progress. The two-day programme will feature a plethora of case studies from E.ON, RWE AG, Enel Distribuzione SpA, Stedin, UK Power Networks, Alliander, Scottish and Southern Energy, ESB, Western Power Distribution, Scottish Power, Eco Island and more.

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London (PRWEB UK) 19 June 2013

Smart Grid communication technologies capable of enhancing energy efficiency, utility operations, renewable resource integration, and meet the needs of increasing power demands will lead the global evolution of the Smart Grid. Managing data, leveraging new opportunities in M2M, and delivering a robust and secure infrastructure are paramount responsibilities for both communication and data service providers in the UK landscape, as well as key in all future and existing deployments in the European Market.

Against this backdrop, 3rd annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference, taking place on 23-24 September in London, will be ideally suited to provide further understanding of intelligent communications transforming the power infrastructure market.

Expert Speaker Panel includes:

  • Ashley C. Brown, Counsel to Greenberg Traurig, and Executive Director Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Harvard University
  • David Ross Scott, Industry Relationship Manager, Scottish Power
  • Denis O'Leary, Head of Smart Energy Technologies, ESB
  • Gordon Hewitt, ICT Project Manager, Scottish and Southern Energy
  • Marcus Smith, Solutions Architect, Cisco
  • Markus Hofsaess, Technology & Solutions, E.ON
  • Tim Manandhar, Low Carbon Solutions Design Manager, UK Power Networks
  • Erik Moll, Telecom Policy Advisor, Alliander
  • Giovanni Coppola, Innovation Manager, Enel Distribuzione SpA
  • Gunnar Hoffman, Manager of Technology Corporate R&D, RWE AG
  • Milo Broekmans, Senior Enterprise Architect, Stedin
  • Nigel Bessant, Project Delivery Manager, Scottish and Southern Energy
  • Sanna Atherton, Senior Project Manager, Western Power Distribution

Highlights of this unique programme containing 11 Utility Case Studies include:

  • Fibre to building feasibility
  • IT Infrastructure for electric mobility
  • 4G for Smart Grid
  • Smart Communications in the Home
  • Privacy and security
  • Communications selection criteria
  • Cost benefit, roll out considerations
  • Experience with UK metering thus far
  • Integration with Renewable Energy Systems
  • Wireless IP Communications based on WiMax
  • Monitoring, Control and low latency considerations
  • Testing Long Range Radio
  • Teleprotection
  • CDMA 450 - European utility choses to deply its own private mobile network
  • Substation LAN and WAN design challenges
  • Data optimasation for IEC 61850 traffic over RF mesh network

Hear from an exceptional line-up of 22 thought leaders and experts, including 11 Utility representatives of: E.ON, RWE AG, Enel Distribuzione SpA, Stedin, UK Power Networks, Alliander, Scottish and Southern Energy, ESB, Western Power Distribution, Scottish Power, and Eco Island among others.

For more information, visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2013telecomsforsmartgrids8.asp
Alternatively, contact Aaron Jackson on tel: +44 (0) 20 7827 6064 or email ajackson(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk


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