Energy Talks

Join The Blockchain Revolution

Decentralising Energy Through Blockchain Technology

———

Wednesday, January 24th
WeWork Moorgate

———

Brought to you by:

Get Tickets

An evening of 6 short talks and panel Q&A from experts on the legal, financial and infrastructural implications of decentralised energy including block chain technology, batteries and disaggregation.

This exciting and fun event will have a contemporary feel and take place in a buzzing start up environment, attracting 250 blockchain and energy enthusiasts from the UKAEE network for a high-quality, high-tech and innovative discussion.

Event Schedule

17:30
Event Check-In & Networking

———

18:00 – 18:20
Opening Address & Keynote Speech


Rajvant Nijjhar, President, UKAEE

Key Takeaways

”Vision of our future: Futureproofing decentralisation, decarbonisation and digitalisation.” Where are we headed and how are we going to get there. Ensuring blockchain does actually remove waste and add value.

———

18:20 – 18:35

Brixton Solar Community Trading

Felix Wight, Brixton Energy
Felix Wight, Technical Director, Repowering London

Key Takeaways

Community peer to peer energy trading: Pilot project involving OFGEM, EDF Energy R&D UK, Brixton Solar, Electron, PassivSystems, University College London and Repowering London. The platform aims to allow residents in urban areas to source their energy from local renewables and trade that energy with their neighbours reducing overall energy costs.

———

18:35 – 18:50
Revenue Stacking in a Changing Landscape

Aditi Tupule, CMS Cameron Mckenna
Aditi Tupule, Energy Lawyer, CMS Cameron McKenna

Key Takeaways

The legal lay of the land in a decentralised future – what would be involved in changing the current energy market setup and how might the Big 6 be affected? How might the regulatory environment change?

———

18:50 – 19:05
Peer-to-Peer Trading Using AI and Machine Learning

Chris Wright, Moixa

Chris Wright, Co-Founder & CTO, Moixa

Key Takeaways

Energy storage for you and me. How will we get involved: the missing link between domestic battery storage, electrical vehicles and energy supply contracts.

———

19:05 – 19:20
Large Scale Battery Energy Storage Systems

Francesco Pagano, British Gas
Francesco Pagano, Project Design Lead, Centrica

Key Takeaways

How battery storage systems can support grid stability & security and help making a better use of energy generation from renewables: technical insight into one of the UK’s largest battery plant – 3MW in Gateshead – and description of the technology for applications of long-duration battery storage systems coupled with Solar PV.

———

19:20 – 19:35
Blockchain Enabled Trading

Lionel Ward, VERV
Lionel Ward, Machine Learning Developer, VERV

Key Takeaways

How will consumers and prosumers interact with transactive energy: The use of AI and machine learning to predict consumer and prosumer behaviour.

———

19:35 – 19:50
Blockchain Enabling Platforms

Alpesh Doshi, Fintricity
Alpesh Doshi, CEO, Fintricity

Key Takeaways

How will transactions occur securely in this decentralised future? What needs to be done in the UK – what is being done. Enabling technology, pre-competitive and open source platforms and smart contracts. Where the winners and losers of this technology will be.

———

19:50 – 20:15
Panel Session With Questions From The Audience

———

20:15 – 20:45
Networking & Drinks

This is your chance to meet the speakers and your fellow machine learning enthusiasts, making connections that go well beyond this evening!

Event Schedule

Check-In & Networking
17:30

Opening Address & Keynote Speech
Rajvant Nijjhar, President, UK Association of Energy Engineers
18:00 – 18:20

Key Takeaways

Talk: ”Vision of our future: Futureproofing decentralisation, decarbonisation and digitalisation.” Where are we headed and how are we going to get there. Ensuring blockchain does actually remove waste and add value.

Felix Wight, Brixton Energy

Brixton Solar Community Trading
Felix Wight, Technical Director, Repowering London
18:20 – 18:35

Key Takeaways

Talk: Community peer to peer energy trading: Pilot project involving OFGEM, EDF Energy R&D UK, Brixton Solar, Electron, PassivSystems, University College London and Repowering London. The platform aims to allow residents in urban areas to source their energy from local renewables and trade that energy with their neighbours reducing overall energy costs.

Aditi Tupule, CMS Cameron Mckenna

Revenue Stacking in a Changing Landscape
Aditi Tupule, Associate, CMS Cameron Mckenna
18:35 – 18:50

Key Takeaways

Talk: How to revenue stack whilst predicting the next moves of the National Grid. How might the regulatory environment change and where can revenue be generated in an energy trading platform: the balancing, reserves and capacity markets explained. What will happen to the Big 6 energy suppliers.

Chris Wright, Moixa

Peer-to-Peer Trading Using AI and Machine Learning
Chris Wright, Co-Founder & CTO, Moixa
18:50 – 19:05

Key Takeaways

Talk: Aggregating domestic energy storage resources such as battery storage. EV charge points and heat storage to enable new peer-to-peer energy models.

Francesco Pagano, British Gas

Large Scale Battery Energy Storage Systems
Francesco Pagano, Project Design Lead, Centrica
19:05 – 19:20

Key Takeaways

Talk: How battery storage systems can support grid stability & security and help making a better use of energy generation from renewables: technical insight into one of the UK’s largest battery plant – 3MW in Gateshead – and description of the technology for applications of long-duration battery storage systems coupled with Solar PV.

Lionel Ward, VERV

Blockchain Enabled Trading
Lionel Ward, Machine Learning Developer, VERV
19:20 – 19:35

Key Takeaways

Talk: The rise of the energy prosumer: Using advanced AI and Machine Learning predictions about energy consumption to optimise peer-to-peer energy trading. How we can bring down electricity costs, improve access to low carbon energy and use a peer-to-peer infrastructure to benefit fuel poor areas.

Alpesh Doshi, Fintricity

Blockchain Enabling Platforms
Alpesh Doshi, Managing Partner, Fintricity
19:35 – 19:50

Key Takeaways

Talk: How will transactions occur securely in this decentralised future? What needs to be done in the UK – what is being done. Enabling technology, pre-competitive and open source platforms and smart contracts. Where the winners and losers of this technology will be.

Panel Session With Questions From The Audience
19:50 – 20:15

Networking & Drinks
20:15 – 20:45

This is your chance to meet the speakers and your fellow blockchain enthusiasts, making connections that go well beyond this evening!

Ticket Registration

Venue Partner:

Get in Touch:

* indicates required

Venue Partner:

Get in Touch:

* indicates required
Share This