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Hear eleven Utility Case Studies and Discuss next generation Smart Grid Communication progress | Telecoms for Smart Grids
[June 25, 2013]

Hear eleven Utility Case Studies and Discuss next generation Smart Grid Communication progress | Telecoms for Smart Grids

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SMi's 3rd annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference, taking place in London on 23-24 September, features an array of senior industry decision makers from a plethora of major UK and European Utilities discussing progress in Smart Grid Communications. The two-day programme will feature the latest case studies from E.ON, RWE AG, Enel Distribuzione SpA, Stedin, UK Power Networks, Alliander, Scottish and Southern Energy, ESB, Western Power Distribution, Scottish Power, and Eco Island among others.

London -- Smart Grid Communication technologies capable of enhancing energy efficiency, utility operations, renewable resource integration, and meet the needs of increasing power demands will lead the global evolution of the Smart Grid. Managing data, leveraging new opportunities in M2M, and delivering a robust and secure infrastructure are paramount responsibilities for both communication and data service providers in the UK landscape, as well as key in all future and existing deployments in the European Market.

Against this backdrop, 3rd annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference this September will be ideally suited to provide further understanding of intelligent communications transforming the power infrastructure market.

Speaker Panel includes: Ashley C. Brown, Counsel to Greenberg Traurig, and Executive Director Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Harvard University David Ross Scott, Industry Relationship Manager, Scottish Power Denis O'Leary, Head of Smart Energy Technologies, ESB Gordon Hewitt, ICT Project Manager, Scottish and Southern Energy Marcus Smith, Solutions Architect, Cisco Markus Hofsaess, Technology & Solutions, E.ON Tim Manandhar, Low Carbon Solutions Design Manager, UK Power Networks Erik Moll, Telecom Policy Advisor, Alliander Giovanni Coppola, Innovation Manager, Enel Distribuzione SpA Gunnar Hoffman, Manager of Technology Corporate R&D, RWE AG Milo Broekmans, Senior Enterprise Architect, Stedin Nigel Bessant, Project Delivery Manager, Scottish and Southern Energy Sanna Atherton, Senior Project Manager, Western Power Distribution Highlights of this unique programme containing 11 Utility Case Studies include: Fibre to building feasibility IT Infrastructure for electric mobility 4G for Smart Grid Smart Communications in the Home Privacy and security Communications selection criteria Cost benefit, roll out considerations Experience with UK metering thus far Integration with Renewable Energy Systems Wireless IP Communications based on WiMax Monitoring, Control and low latency considerations Testing Long Range Radio Teleprotection CDMA 450 - European utility choses to deply its own private mobile network Substation LAN and WAN design challenges Data optimasation for IEC 61850 traffic over RF mesh network For more information visit Alternatively, contact Aaron Jackson on +44 (0) 20 7827 6064 or email ajackson(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk ((M2 Communications disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at on the world wide web. Inquiries to


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