Energy systems

Energy systems

10 May 2017, 11:00 - 12:30



Chair: Dr Paul Dodds, Senior Lecturer in Energy Systems, UCL Energy Institute

Energy system scenarios for the UK
Dr Paul Dodds, Senior Lecturer in Energy Systems, UCL Energy Institute

Zero Carbon Britain - Rethinking the future
Paul Allen, Project Coordinator Zero Carbon Britain, Centre for Alternative Technology Charity

Resilience and flexibility across the energy system – balancing supply and demand
Dr Keith MacLean OBE, Managing Director, Providence Policy

Transitioning to a low carbon energy system: network transition challenges
Dr Liam Lidstone, Strategy Manager – Energy Storage and Distribution, Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)

Enabling distribution-level energy transitions to decarbonised heat
Graeme Hawker, Research Associate, EEE Department, University of Strathclyde

Flexible electricity demand: potential and barriers to realisation
Prof Keith Bell, ScottishPower Professor of Smart Grids, University of Strathclyde

Applying a system of systems approach (SOSA) to reduce risks and costs in developing future GB energy systems
Daniel Mee, Energy Systems Architect, Energy Systems Catapult

Towards an integrated energy strategy for Scotland: examining the risks and opportunities 
Dr Mark Winskel, Chancellors Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Q&A and panel discussion


Programme subject to change



  • Dr Paul Dodds


    Senior Lecturer in Energy Systems


    Dr Paul Dodds is a Senior Lecturer in Energy Systems in the UCL Energy Institute of University College London. He specialises in energy systems...

  • Paul Allen


    Project Coordinator Zero Carbon Britain

    Centre for Alternative Technology Charity

    Paul has lived with and worked with renewable energy technologies for 30 years. Paul joined the Centre for Alternative Technology as an electrical...

  • Prof Keith Bell


    ScottishPower Professor of Smart Grids

    University of Strathclyde

    Keith Bell is the ScottishPower Professor of Smart Grids at the University of Strathclyde and, since May 2014, one of the co-Directors of the UK...

  • Graeme Hawker


    Research Associate, EEE Department

    University of Strathclyde

    Graeme is a Research Associate in the Institute for Energy and Environment, part of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the...

  • Dr Liam Lidstone


    ETI Strategy Manager – Light Vehicle Integration

    Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)

    Liam is a Strategy Manager for Light Vehicle Integration and Energy Storage and Distribution at the ETI. He is responsible for defining the ETI’s...

  • Dr Keith MacLean OBE


    Managing Director

    Providence Policy

    Keith is a Chemistry graduate and postgraduate from Heriot-Watt and Hamburg Universities, and an Honorary Fellow of Energy Policy at the University...

  • Daniel Mee


    Energy Systems Architect

    Energy Systems Catapult

    Daniel Mee joined the Energy Systems Catapult in August 2016 as a Systems Architect initially to explore whole system approaches to the challenge of...

  • Dr Mark Winskel


    Chancellor’s Research Fellow

    University of Edinburgh

    Dr Mark Winskel is Chancellor’s Research Fellow on Energy Innovation in the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. He is an...

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