The only event where all UK energy networks meet to address RIIO2 and Net Zero challenges

28 - 29 April 2021 | Digital Event


Industry leading speakers


Network and energy system specialists


Days of inspirational content

Delivering Net Zero

The Utility Week Future Networks Conference brings together energy network CEOs and COOs as well as directors, heads and managers responsible for innovation, regulation, strategy and more, to set out how net zero challenges will be managed within RIIO2 constraints.

At a time of great excitement, uncertainty and rapid change, this conference will deliver clarity for business planning and future operations, ensuring energy networks are able to play their pivotal role in the UK’s energy transition with confidence and keep delivering for customers

Nowhere else can you:

  • Network with 100+ of the most influential decision makers shaping the future of the energy networks sector
  • Assess the impact of the government’s new policy framework for decarbonisation and implications for policy networks
  • Explore the best ways to co-ordinate national and local approaches to whole system decarbonisation
  • Gain insight into the role of flexibility and digitalisation in bridging the gap to net zero
  • Have you say on how best to decarbonise utilities and incentivise low carbon construction

2021 speakers include:

Eliane Algaard

Eliane Algaard
Operations director

PAJ_headshot_white background-0

Phil Jones
Northern Powergrid


Ian Funnell
CEO, UK and Ireland
Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Sul Alli h&s hi res v2

Suleman Alli
Director of strategy & customer service
UK Power Networks

Nicola S

Nicola Shaw
Executive director, UK
National Grid


Jacqueline Redmond
Executive director

Headline Sponsor:



"An excellent event with a good balance between hearing from the industry experts and discussions around pertinent points that are facing the future of energy."
ESO RIIO-2 stakeholder engagement lead, National Grid Electricity System Operator

"Hopin was great, a good call. I liked the Jamboards as well. A great use of technology."

Research lead, Ervia

"Great event to understand a concrete idea of UK's network industry."
Managing director, Cambridge Innovation Consulting

"Simple no-frills conference, focussing on relevant well-delivered presentations and discussion with industry experts is a winning formula."
Board member, Utility Regulator

"Excellent event, great mix. Passionate and authentic presenters who know their subject and content."
Head of capital programme delivery, UK Power Networks

"Really slick system that worked well. Very intuitive and simple to use."

Business improvement manager, Power NI

Companies who attended

national grid 150x150
Cadent 150x150
SGN logo
Hitachi ABB Powr
ENA 150 x 150
Northern Gas networks 140x140
UK Power Networks logo
SP Energy Networks
Ombudsman 150 x 150
Ervia 150x150
SSE 150x150
Western Power Distribution 150 x 150
Northern Power Grid 150 x 150
wales and west utilities