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Registration closes December 7th 2022
8th December 2022

Expert Briefing on Demand Response Initiatives

Registration closes December 7th 2022

Webinar: Thursday 8th December – 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Expert Briefing on Demand Response Initiatives

Active domestic electricity customers,  who are rewarded for shifting demand in a way that benefits the system, have been a discussion point in the industry for a long time. This winter two suppliers – Octopus and Ovo – have launched products to do exactly that, not least in response to the tight supply market. What are the two products offering and what are the expectations of the suppliers?  Take your chance to find out direct from the companies: join our online expert briefing online.

 

 

Speakers

Kieron Stopforth

Octopus Energy / Origination Manager

Kieron Stopforth

Octopus Energy / Origination Manager

Kieron Stopforth is Origination Manager at Octopus on the Flexibility team. His focus is scaling new technologies to increase system flexibility and reduce customer bills. He leads Octopus’s work on the Demand Flexibility Service with ESO (formerly Scarcity Reserve Trial), Crowdflex with ESO, Equinox heat pump flexibility trial with WPD and Emerge fuse upgrades project with UK Power Networks. He also leads origination for providing flexibility with large-scale front of the meter assets. He previously worked at Google Deepmind, AMS, and Bloomberg NEF, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Elizabeth Allkins

OVO Energy / Head of Market Design and Flexibility

Elizabeth Allkins

OVO Energy / Head of Market Design and Flexibility

Joining OVO Energy in 2013, Elizabeth has held roles across OVO as the company grew to the UK’s leading independent energy supplier with nearly 5m customers across its retail brands. In this time Elizabeth has led the analysis and forecasting of energy costs, pricing strategy and strategic policy development. Elizabeth has developed pricing strategy for OVO’s international expansion to Europe and Australia, and worked closely with Kaluza, OVO Group’s intelligent energy company to drive the growth of the domestic flexibility market in the UK.

Elizabeth now leads the Market Design and Flexibility function, delivering expert insight and advice across a range of energy market topics and developing the  solutions, markets and frameworks to deliver Net Zero.

Catarina Cardoso

University of Westminster

Catarina Cardoso

University of Westminster

Catarina Cardoso is an economist with experience in applying interdisciplinary theoretical frameworks to analyse real-world challenges related to the clean energy transition and sustainable development. Her current research focuses on the role of demand-side flexibility in the transition to a low-carbon economy. Catarina teaches energy policy and managerial decision-making at the University of Westminster. Before working in academia, she worked for the Carbon Trust, WWF-UK, and the European Commission on climate change and energy policy issues. She has a PhD from the London School of Economics and an MPhil in Environment and Development from the University of Cambridge. Her first degree is in Economics from the New University of Lisbon

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