Rebuilding the UK Electricity Grid

  • March 23, 2022 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Online or in person at the Royal Society

Reaching Net Zero emissions requires a huge increase in electricity. As we move to electric vehicles, heat pumps for domestic heating, and power generation from renewable sources, what are the implications for the UK electricity grid and the way it is structured? In this event, we explored how the grid needs to change and adapt to meet a decarbonising society. 

Nick Winser CBE FREng
Chairman, Energy Systems Catapult
Dr Cathy McClay OBE
Trading and Optimisation Director, Sembcorp Energy UK
Professor Keith Bell
Scottish Power Professor of Smart Grids, University of Strathclyde

This discussion appeared in the FST journal below.

This issue of the Foundation's journal includes reports on gaining strategic advantage in science and technology, climate change post COP-26; the UK AI Strategy, rebuilding the electricity grid, and European space policy. It has editorial articles from Chi Onwurah MP,  and from Hermann Hauser and Hazem Danny Nakib.

Volume 23, Issue 2