Asset Management & Optimizationa

Asset Management & Optimization

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Manufacturing
  • Asset Operations, Maintenance and Servicing
  • Asset Optimization
  • Data Driven O & M Strategies
  • Decommissioning and Re-purposing
  • Digitalization of Assets (Conventional, Renewables & Grid)
  • Grid Architecture Reinforcement
  • Life Extension and Refurbishments
  • Resilience and Disaster Planning
  • Steam Plant Improvements
  • Workforce Management & Optimization

Customer Strategies, Technologies and Advanced Metering Infrastructure

Customer Strategies, Technologies and Advanced Metering Infrastructure

  • Behind-the–Meter Strategies
  • C&I Energy Management
  • Customer Engagement and Management
  • Data-driven Insights and Actions (customized customer offerings)
  • Domestic Energy Storage
  • Energy Efficiency Programmes
  • Internet of Things
  • Products and Energy Services
  • Prosumers
  • Smart Buildings and Smart Cities
  • Smart Meters and Tariffs
  • Transactive Energy - Advanced Customer Portals, Billing and Settlement Systems,
    i.e. Blockchain

Digitalization & Data

Digitalization & Data    

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Big Data and Advanced Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data as a Revenue Stream
  • Energy Cloud - Monetary, Electric and Data Flows
  • Grid Management Automation Solutions
  • Internet of Energy
  • IT/OT Convergence
  • Open Application Programming Interface (API) Platforms
  • Plant Digitalization, Automation & Controls
  • Real Time Data Technology
  • Standards & Regulation (Compatibility, Performance, Development, Governance)

Distributed Energy Resources

Distributed Energy Resources

  • AI based management automation
  • Community Energy
  • Demand Response/DSM
  • Distributed Energy Resources Management Systems (DERMS)
  • Electric Vehicles and charging infrastructure
  • Electricity Generators’ and Distributors’ role in Smart Cities
  • Energy Storage
  • EV storage capability
  • Heating, Cooling and CHP Integration
  • Microgrids
  • Renewable Energy Grid Integration
  • Renewable energy projects
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Small Scale Renewables
  • Solar PV Grid Integration & the Prosumer
  • Virtual Power Plants

Environmental Issues

Environmental Issues

  • Carbon Capture & Storage
  • Decarbonization of electricity
  • Electricity’s Role in Decarbonizing Heat & Transport
  • Green Grid
  • NOx, SOx and PM Emissions Control Strategies and Technologies
  • Other Air Pollution Control Advances
  • Policy and Regulatory Issues (Winter Package, 2030 Climate & Energy Framework, Energy Roadmap 2050)
  • Strategies and Technologies to Reduce Water Usage
  • Tariffs and Incentives for Renewable Energy Development
  • Weather & Climate issues

Flexible Generation

Flexible Generation

  • Biomass
  • Capacity Markets and other Mechanisms
  • Flexible Operation
  • Gas Turbines
  • Grid and Generation Flexibility
  •  HRSGs & BOP
  • Hybrid Solutions
  • Large scale energy storage
  • Project Development
  • Reciprocating Engines
  • Waste to Energy

Smart Grid & Smart Infrastructure

Smart Grid & Smart Infrastructure

  • Advanced Distribution Management Systems
  • Communication and Network Technologies
  • Energy Storage and the Grid
  • Grid Planning Strategies – Real-Life Examples
  • Grid’s Role in Security of Supply
  •  HV infrastructure and Interconnectors
  •  Integrating Centralized and Decentralized Energy Into the Grid
  • Operating the Green Grid

Strategies for an electrified Europe

Strategies for an electrified Europe    

  • Electric Heating and Cooling with Green Grid (power to heat conversion)
  • Electric Transportation/Mobility with Green Grid
  •  Financing infrastructure investments
  •  Future Utility
  • Investment and Ownership
  •  Mergers and Acquisitions
  •  Power Generation Portfolio
  •  Sector Coupling
  • Transformation Change Management