Annual Conference 2020 - Distributed ReStart
On this page, you can find out details about our annual conference on 30 January 2020, and how to register.
The Distributed ReStart project (formerly known as Black Start from DER) is a partnership between National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO), SP Energy Networks (SPEN) and TNEI.
Annual conference - 30 January 2020
The conference is focussed is on the Distributed ReStart project and its deliverables across all workstreams.
The project explores how distributed energy resources (DER) can be used to restore power in the highly unlikely event of a total or partial shutdown of the National Electricity Transmission System.
Anyone who has the capability to actively contribute towards these future deliverables, or is a member of an organisation that is affected by our deliverables should attend this conference.
The format will consist of presentations and interview panels.
Date and time
30 January 2020, 10am–4pm
etc.venues, St. Paul's, 200 Algergate, London, EC1A 4HA
Speakers (project and guest)
Key Speaker – Dr Robert Gross
Imperial College London – energy policy specialist, with a cross disciplinary background in economics, engineering, system modelling and scenarios
Director Operations, NG ESO
Energy Networks Association (ENA) and Strategic Telecoms Group (STG)
Project Manager, Ofgem
Creative Director, Faversham House
Industry panel discussion
The Power of Three:
Head of National Control, NG ESO and Distributed ReStart sponsor
Head of Transmission, Scottish Power Energy Networks and Distributed ReStart Steering Committee Member
Innovation Lead, TNEI and Distributed ReStart Steering Committee Member
Head of Innovation, NG ESO