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The third annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference is centered on all communications aspects that are relevant to the Smart Grid and will bring together experts from UK and European Utilities, Goverment and leading communication technology authorities. Don't miss out on the opportnuity to exchange novel ideas, explore enabling technologies, discuss innovative designs, and share field trial experiences and lessons learned.

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Questions remain of potential uncertainty and future developments in communications technology, with both challenges and risks in delivering a fit-for-purpose, secure system.

Our third annual conference, Telecoms for Smart Grids, will address the current development of both UK and European communications infrastructures for Smart Metering, Substation Automation, and Distribution Network Upgrades. We will be discussing key pilot projects with 11 first hand case studies revealing results and challenges, along with a view to next steps and conclusions.

The conference will give first hand insight and experience from the Utilities sector on business process models and technologies utilization, key areas 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

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