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The Future of Energy Systems

  • Smith & Williamson Bristol BS1 6NA (map)


With the rapid expansion of renewables and battery storage and a more decentralised model of energy generation and provision, the UK is going through extraordinary and exciting changes to its energy systems. Join us to hear from expert speakers about what this means for climate change targets, energy infrastructure and future energy provision.

The Future Economy Network are delighted to be welcoming Independent Energy Researcher, Nikki Jones, Senior lecturer in Energy Engineering and Building Services at the University of the West of England, Fabia Jederre-Fisher, Dave Tuffery from Western Power Distribution and Peter Dennis, Renewable Energy Specialist from Ecotricity to share their insights. This will be followed by a panel Q&A session with all speakers.

The event will start at 6.00pm for a drinks reception (roof terrace open with weather permitting) before the 6.30pm start at Smith & Williamson’s stunning fourth floor venue with views over Bristol’s skyline.

Evening Agenda:

18:00 Arrival and drinks reception

18:30 Introduction from Dave Mouncey, Partner, S&W

18:40 Nikki Jones, Independent Energy Researcher

18:55 Fabia Jederre-Fisher, Senior lecturer Energy Engineering and Building Services, UWE

19:10 Dave Tuffery, WPD

19:25 Peter Dennis, Renewable Energy Specialist, Ecotricity

19:40 Panel Discussion and Q&A

20:10 Formal close, followed by Networking & Drinks

Smith & Williamson is a leading, independently owned, professional and financial services firm, they provide accountancy, investment management and tax services to private and corporate clients. Their Sustech Team is made up of dedicated individuals who have an excellent understanding of the issues in the clean technology and renewable energy sector and are able to apply this knowledge and experience when offering their services. The team’s expertise covers accounting, audit and assurance, carbon policy compliance, corporate finance, due diligence, tax compliance and efficiency.