30-31 October 2019 Scottish Event Campus Glasgow

2015 Sponsors & Supporters


CGI is a global IT and business service provider with 3,000 dedicated utilities consultants in 40 countries. 

We have been at the heart of the British energy market for over 30 years, pioneering technological innovation and enabling our clients to succeed in their chosen markets by delivering innovative solutions to their most complex business challenges and providing thought leadership through our track record in the industry. 

We work with network operators to develop their approaches to Smart Grids and have supported numerous Low Carbon Networks Funded innovation programmes, including Western Power Distribution’s Project FALCON and UK Power Networks’ Low Carbon London, which was completed in 2014.

We recognise the benefits smart grids can deliver in ensuring our energy infrastructure remains safe, reliable and economic whilst enabling the progressive adoption of low carbon technologies to meet our energy needs sustainably.



Supporting Sponsor

Digital Energy, a division of General Electric, is a global leader in providing solutions that modernize the grid – managing and moving power from the power plant to the consumer.

For over 100+ years, GE Digital Energy has led in the development, design, manufacturing and installation of a broad range of integrated hardware and software solutions for energy intensive industries including utilities, oil and gas / petrochemicals, mining, water, heavy industrial and telecommunication companies across the entire globe.

Built on interoperable designs, industry standards and deep domain knowledge, GE Digital Energy’s products increase the reliability of electrical power networks and critical equipment, maximizing the efficiency, reliability and security of customer’s electrical infrastructures. From protecting and optimizing assets such as generators, transmission lines and motors, to delivering analytic tools to help manage the power grid, GE’s Digital Energy business delivers industry-leading technologies to solve the unique challenges of each customer.

We provide products & services from the Power Plant to the End Power Consumer (Commercial, Industrial and Residential)



Supporting Sponsor

KELVATEK provides a range of advanced products, systems and services for Fault Management, Network Automation and Asset Management in the LV and HV power sector. This combination of world leading technologies, along with dedicated customer support, means that KELVATEK can create successful partnerships which help optimise the performance of the UK network.

KELVATEK, a CAMLIN company, is part of a global business servicing many sectors including energy, mass transit, oil & gas and medical.



Supporting Sponsor

Northern Gas Networks is the North of England’s gas distributor responsible for transporting gas to 6.7 million customers in the North East, northern Cumbria and much of Yorkshire. Established in 2005, we own and operate an extensive distribution network, comprising 37,000 kilometres of gas mains, enough to stretch from Leeds to Sydney in Australia and back again.

Safety, reliability, integrity and great customer service are at the heart of our business. We’re committed to delivering great value to customers and creating a wealth of social and economic benefits to the region that go way beyond our core business.

We’re not a company that likes to stand still. Over the next four years we’ll be investing more than £12 million to explore new technology and innovative ways of working to help us to deliver further efficiencies, maintain excellent customer service and ensure a sustainable approach that can continue to benefit customers and communities in our region and beyond.

Find out more about our innovation strategy and industry challenges:




We manage the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.8 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. With our dedicated team of 3,800 people, we aim to keep our customers safe and warm by leading the way in energy delivery.

Each year we replace and upgrade around 1,100km of pipeline, connect 16,500 new customers and respond to 275,000 emergency calls to our 24 hour emergency service, ensuring we’re at the forefront of energy delivery, engineering innovation and sustainability. Innovation is key and helps us ensure we go on adding value to our customers.



Supporting Sponsor

Siemens is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. In partnership with a growing number of network and system operators, Siemens supports LCNF and NIC/NIA projects across the UK, providing innovative solutions including active network management, advanced DMS, energy storage and demand response solutions, proving that Siemens is the ideal technology partner for a low carbon future.

Siemens was established in the United Kingdom 170 years ago and now employs 13,760 people in the UK. Siemens has offices and factories throughout the UK, with its headquarters in Frimley, Surrey. The company’s global headquarters is in Munich, Germany.



Conference Co-host


SP Energy Networks- Investing in the future

SP Energy Networks is part of the SCOTTISHPOWER Group of companies. 

We are responsible for delivering a reliable, consistent and safe electricity supply through our network to around 3.5 million homes and businesses in the south of Scotland, Cheshire, Merseyside, North Shropshire and North Wales.  

SP Energy Networks manage the electricity transmission and distribution activities of ScottishPower and our 3,000 employees and 5000 contractors manage over 110,000km of power cables and 30,000 substations to keep power supplies on across our network area.

We are playing our part in the UK’s transition to a low carbon economy. Our planned investments over the next 5 years total over £4 billion and will ensure that, as one of the UK’s leading energy companies, we can help to meet the forecast growth in national energy demand more sustainably. It also means that we will create and maintain highly skilled professional jobs and contribute to the growth of our national and regional economies

For more information of SP Energy Networks please visit our website:



Supporting Sponsor

At Wales & West Utilities, every day our skilled and dedicated colleagues do their very best to keep our 7.5 million customers safe and warm, with a gas supply they can rely on and a level of service they can trust. 

We don’t sell gas; instead we use our extensive network of pipes to transport gas to homes and businesses throughout Wales and the south west of England.  This involves maintaining and replacing our network, connecting new properties and responding to customer gas emergencies.

It’s a vital service and one we are extremely proud to deliver.




Supporting Sponsor


Cyient is a global provider of engineering and IT services that creates innovative solutions in the area of data analytics, network asset management, communications and control operations. We collaborate closely with our clients to build capabilities in core utility and communications business operations, processes and systems. Over the past two decades, we’ve delivered measurable results to the leading utilities worldwide, by helping reduce costs, increasing efficiency and achieving critical business objectives. Cyient’s areas of expertise include Geospatial Information System, Advanced Distribution Management, Workforce Management, Data Management & Analytics, Power Network Modelling, Asset Condition Assessment and Management.