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15 October 2018 Reception at House of Lords Cholmondeley Room and Terrace

Hosted by the Rt Hon Lord Whitty


The Energy & Utility Forum held the reception in the House of Lords Terrace – Cholmondeley Room on Monday 15 October 2017 from 6.30 to 8.30. Those invited to attend the reception included senior politicians, key civil servants, senior executives of generation and supply companies ranging from the big supply companies to merchant plant and battery generators, the new supply companies/aggregators, together with banks, equity investors, investment funds – as well as developers and some very large end-users.

There were two speakers at the event, Peter Emery, Chief Executive of Electricity North West and Richard Howard, Head of Research Aurora Energy Research. They spoke about Future Energy Systems (networks, actual and virtual; innovation and flexibility).


The Energy & Utility Forum will be hosting dinners at which these issues will be debated over the coming year. The reception in October is the first of a series of such events.

The sponsors of the event:

The main sponsor for tonight’s reception is Electricity North West ( supported by Delta-EE (, CGI UK ( and BearingPoint. (