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The WEF's Objectives:

  • Convene expert practitioners in climate risk and energy transition by invitation.
     
  • Share strategic information on the challenges and opportunities of decarbonisation policy, investment and innovation.
     
  • Inform political and corporate decisions in support of Net Zero goals and ambitions.

Operationally, the WEF functions like a small think tank delivering two complementary workstreams, to a network of 150 organisations in the UK and overseas. Established in 2004, the two WEF workstreams now comprise eight or more high level events by invitation per year:

> Climate Risk & Resilience Assessments

> Energy System Transition Assessments

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Agenda:

UK Regulatory Strategy – Net Zero Delivery and Update
Akshay Kaul, Director – Network Strategy, Ofgem

The Changing Role of the System for UK Energy Strategy & Security
Nicola Medalova - Head of Electricity Construction, National Grid

Network Strategy: balancing centralised and decentralised powergen and storage to enable secure decarbonisation
Lynne McDonald, Programme Manager - DSO Readiness, UK Power Networks 

Technology & Data-driven Innovation for Optimal Energy Management & Accelerated Cross-Sector Decarbonisation
George Hackford, Energy & Utilities, Google

Delivering the Roadmaps for Carbon-Free Energy Driven by Technology & Industrial Innovation

James Wiseman, Senior Strategic and Economic Adviser, Jacobs

Mitigating risk in the delivery of new UK energy infrastructure – implications for Net Zero funding, infrastructure & markets
Robert Gardner, Renewable Energy & Power Leader, WTW

Georgina Penfold, Regultion Director, Inspired Energy

Tidal energy for inshore – onshore zero carbon supply: accelerating progress
Martin Land, Director - Liverpool City Region Projects, Mersey Tidal

Unlocking decarbonisation through low carbon hydrogen
Andy Goodwin, Head of Hydrogen Economics and Markets, Scottish Power

Future Events

Future Events

Oct 20, 2022

UK Energy System Review – Onshore Strategy, Innovation & Delivery

Nov 14, 2022

Frontiers in Nuclear Risk, Regulation & Insurance - No.5 (NRI closed)

Nov 30, 2022

Transitioning the North Sea - Integrating Oil & Gas with CCUS, Hydrogen & Renewables

Jan 25, 2023

Annual post-COP Review of International Climate Risk, Resilience & Response

Mar 1, 2023

UK Energy Security & Markets Winter Review – Assessing Key Challenges and Uncertainties Ahead

Apr 25, 2023

Climate Risks, Tipping Points & Financial Impacts – Issues & Interventions to Optimise Resilience

May 17, 2023

Global Issues in Nuclear New Build, Safety, Regulation & Insurance (NRI open)

Jun 7, 2023

UK Energy Industry Innovation, Transformation & Delivery: Progress on Energy Security and Net Zero

Jul 11, 2023

UK Climate Risk Assessment & Energy Transition Status - Reviewing the Deliverability of Net Zero