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The Smart Revolution: Customer Engagement and Innovation

A Smart Grid is key to the transformation of the energy industry to support renewables, storage and the increase in demand from EV’s and the electrification of heat. The smart roll out has been fraught with challenges as any transformation of this scale would be. This session will discuss these challenges from the perspective of a leading B2B supplier, how we’ve sort to overcome them and how to leverage the opportunities smart brings for customers and suppliers.

Speakers:
Kerry Maisey, Head of Smart Integration, Drax Group
Kerry is the Head of Smart Integration at Drax Group. Having worked in the energy industry for over 20 years for large and small domestic and B2B suppliers, Kerry specialises in managing smart metering programmes and the transformation of operations to integrate and leverage the benefits of smart.

Carl Skerritt, Head of Smart Innovation, Drax Group
Carl is the Head of Smart Innovation at Drax Group. Carl is responsible for leading the research, development and trial of product innovations which promote uptake or are enabled by smart metering and its data.
Carl has nearly 30 years experience, the last 15+ years in the energy industry across a broad range of roles in strategy, architecture, transformational delivery and operational roles, data science and working on large smart metering programmes

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