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Energy Hub Threatre
11
 - 12 May 2022

Energy Theatre Hub 2022

11th May 2022

The place where debate and discussion on transport issues will have energy running through the heart of them

Three panel discussions each day with transport industry guests covering the latest topics affecting energy and infrastructure, including daily distribution sessions from National Grid and Western Power Distribution.

Hosted by:

What is it?

A thought leadership theatre hosted by National Grid and Western Power Distribution

The opportunity to meet representatives from National Grid and Western Power Distribution

Key themes

How do fleets/logistics get ready for future fuels?

 

Will the Grid cope?

EV solutions

Data science

What does net zero look like?

Who should attend

Fleet logistics operators, fleet operators from retail, manufacturing, utilities, FMCG, pharma

Professionals from infrastructure and energy

Local & national government; planners & policy makers

Bus & coach operators, passenger transport authorities

Overview

Where the transport industry connects with energy and technology innovators to discover the energy strategies that will fast track their zero emission aspirations

A focal point for networking and knowledge sharing with thought leaders and influencers

Energy Theatre Hub 2022: Schedule

Day 1: Wednesday, 11th May

Net Zero for All

Western Power Distribution and National Grid talk about community energy, including a discussion on vulnerable person support, fairer transition including expense of infrastructure, now and for the long term future, as well as green jobs

Presenter:
Graham Ayling, Senior Project Manager, Energy Saving Trust
Rupert Clubb, Lead Officer,Transport for the South East
Transport for the South East: A better future for freight in the South East
Presenter:
Mark Valleley, Technical Lead, Transport for South East
Connected Places Catapult: the journey to decarbonised freight
Presenter:
Henry Tse, Director New Mobility Technologies, Connected Places Catapult
DfT – Decarbonising Transport: We’ve got the plan, now it’s time to deliver
How do fleets/logistics get ready for electric or hydrogen

In this session, Western Power Distribution will discuss making use of capacity and planning ahead. WPD Transport will explain how this is being done at depots, and how vehicle procurement is changing.

National Grid will also talk about place based solutions including MSA

Presenter:
Hector Wilson, Operations & Sustainability Lead for H2 in Mobility, Air Products
Data science

Topics will include prediction of use, price signals through tariffs and automatic systems & AI

Chair:
Ryan Thomson, Partner, Baringa
Presenter:
James Kelloway, Energy Intelligence Manager, National Grid ESO
Liam McSweeney, Data Science Engineer, Western Power Distribution
Koen van Haperen, Market Director Public Transport, Heliox Energy
Innovate UK: Special use and commercial vehicle R&D
Presenter:
Dr Francesca Ludicello, Innovate UK
Zemo Partnership: Decarbonising HGVs today – the immediate opportunities from renewable fuels
Presenter:
Gloria Esposito, Head of Sustainability, Zemo Partnership

Day 2: Thursday 12th May

What does net zero look like?

This session will discuss decarbonisation of all activities,  removing carbon fuel from mechanical plant, vehicle space heaters & chillers and lighting rigs.

Clean energy into clean vehicles = healthier environment

Chair:
Robert Llewellyn, Founder, Fully Charged
Presenter:
Ian Downie, Head of Yutong Bus UK
Ben Lane, Co-founder & CTO, Zap-Map
Transport for the South East: A better future for freight in the South East
Chair:
Robert Llewellyn, Founder, Fully Charged
Presenter:
Mark Valleley, Technical Lead, Transport for South East
Innovate UK: HGVs of the future
Chair:
Robert Llewellyn, Founder, Fully Charged
Presenter:
Dr Alistair Barnes, Innovate UK
DfT – Decarbonising Transport: We’ve got the plan, now it’s time to deliver
Chair:
Robert Llewellyn, Founder, Fully Charged
Presenter:
Grace Limburg, Senior Policy Advisor, Freight Decarbonisation/Decarbonisation Strategy, Department for Transport
Will the Grid cope?

National Grid Transmission discusses Future Energy Scenarios (FES), how they predict demand/generation and what that means for anticipatory investment.

Western Power Distribution will talk about laying bigger cables, upgrading and getting ready.

Chair:
Robert Llewellyn, Founder, Fully Charged
Presenter:
Hamzah Ahmed, Senior Power Systems Engineer, Energy Systems Catapult
EV solutions

Western Power Distribution and National Grid talk about supplies for domestic, car-park, depot and Motorway Service EV chargers.

Presenter:
Malcolm Wilkinson, Head of Energy, National Highways
Koen van Haperen, Market Director Public Transport, Heliox Energy
Connected Places Catapult: Road transport as a part of the end-to-end freight journey
Chair:
Robert Llewellyn, Founder, Fully Charged
Presenter:
Shyful Choudhury, Principal ITS Engineer, Connected Places Catapult
Zemo Partnership: Zero emission HDVs, today, tomorrow and 2040
Presenter:
James McGeachie, Technical & Programme Director, Zemo Partnership

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