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Future of Energy Panel

Energy UK’s Young Energy Professionals Forum with Student Energy at Durham hosted a panel event on the Future of Energy. Held at the University of Durham, the panel explored how the way we consume, generate and transmit power is changing rapidly and what our future energy system will possibly look like.

The following topics amongst others were explored:

  • Transporting energy to and from customers through transmission and distribution networks
  • The future retail market and customers’ relationship with it
  • Improving energy efficiency for domestic, industrial and commercial customers
  • How we can sustainably transition to a low carbon heating system

Attending speakers were:

  • Barbara Vest, Special Advisor at Energy UK (Chair)
  • Dr Ben Campbell, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at Durham University
  • Professor Simone Abram in the Department of Anthropology at Durham University, and DEI Co-Director in the Durham Energy Institute
  • Helen Thomas, Stakeholder & Consents Manager, Offshore Wind, Innogy
  • Sam Hollister, Director of Economics and Corporate Services, Energy UK

This event was sponsored by CGI and in partnership with Student Energy at Durham.