Utility Week Congress returns for 2017

The premier event for UK water, gas & electricity leaders will return on 11th & 12th October 2017, to the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

**More than 100 organisations attended the 2016 event including: 

Affinity Water, Bristol Water, British Gas, Business Stream, Centrica, Dee Valley Water, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, E.ON, Ecotricity, EDF Energy, Electricity North West, Good Energy, National Grid, Northern Gas Networks, Northern Ireland Water, Northern Powergrid, Northumbrian Water, Opus Energy, Ovo Energy, Pennon Group, RWE npower, Scottish Power, Scottish Water, Severn Trent Water, Smart Energy GB, South East Water, Southern Water, SP Energy Networks, SSE, Thames Water, UK Power Networks, United Utilities, Wales & West Utilities, Wessex Water and more. Click here to view a sample delegate list.

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  • An update from BEIS on EMR and priorities for implementing market change
  • Challenges and opportunities of delivering water sector reform from Defra
  • Infrastructure investment priorities for the UK and what they mean for utilities
  • The CMA’s priorities for market competition 
  • How the CEOs/MDs of UK Power Networks, Pennon Group & SSE are responding to market reform
  • An update from MOSL on retail market opening
  • An update from Smart Energy GB on the smart meter rollout progress 
  • Why we need to refocus the way we think about innovation from the Energy Systems Catapult
  • The future of retail energy market regulation from Ofgem
  • Regulatory priorities to meet the legitimacy challenge from Ofwat
  • How the CEO of British Gas is adapting to a disruptive environment
  • How the CEO of Wessex Water would like to see markets and regulation transformed
  • How National Grid is creating customer value in a rapidly changing energy sector
  • How to implement CMA remedies 

Attend this CPD-certified event to: 

  • Gain insight into market reform and regulatory priorities to adapt your business strategy
  • Hear the latest updates on retail market reform and smart metering rollout delivery
  • Explore the infrastructure investment priorities for the UK and what they mean for utilities
  • Find out how your peers are aligning investment decisions with customer outcomes
  • Be inspired by companies embracing digital disruption and driving transformation within their organisation

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What previous attendees have said

“Extremely informative and enjoyable”
Manager, Anglian Water

“Informative, relevant and thought provoking content”
Senior banker,
Crédit Agricole

“Excellent opportunity to discuss the hot topics in the power and utility sector with senior industry people”
Director, EY

“Informative offering some real insight into the challenges that CEOs and directors face”
Business strategy director, McNicholas Construction

“The quality of debate and the ideas exchanged between speakers and delegates is always impressive”
Head of utilities, BT Global Services

“Thought provoking”
Director, Impact Research

“Good variety of speakers and sessions”
Policy manager, CCWater

“Great speaker line-up – refreshing to hear both open and strong views”
Director, EY

“Very interesting, would like to attend again next year!”
Associate director, Impact Research