Our energy networks – the wires and pipes that deliver energy to our door every day – are the backbone of this energy system and understanding what investment is needed to adapt to these radical changes is crucial to keeping the lights on, keeping everyone warm and meeting our net zero obligations.

In response to this challenge, since 2015, Regen has pioneered the Distributed Future Energy Scenarios (DFES) approach, an analysis based methodology that directly supports electricity and gas networks with long term strategy and network planning processes, at a localised level.




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Future Scenarios

Recent Projects

SSEN energy efficiency demand reduction factors
Project duration: January 2021 – March 2021 Project lead: Jonty Haynes, senior analyst Regen…
WPD Distribution Future Energy Scenarios 2020
Project duration: February 2020 – November 2020 Regen has analysed four scenarios for the…
SSEN Distribution Future Energy Scenarios and Low Carbon Technology Analysis 2020
Project duration: July 2020 – December 2020 Project lead: Ray Arrell, Head of Technical Development…

Future Scenarios

Recent Blog Posts

26 June 2020 Net Zero South Wales – a future, not so far away
Regen launched the results of a unique study, working with Western Power Distribution and Wales…
22 June 2020 Street level modelling with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks
While there has been a lot of focus and analysis about how the shift…
17 June 2020 Press release: new analysis explores pathways to net zero in South Wales
Regen, along with project partners Western Power Distribution and Wales & West Utilities, have…

Future Scenarios

Our Expertise

Ray Arrell
Head of technical development
Ray leads Regen's technical development strategy, coordinating the development of the company's capabilities and…
Johnny Gowdy
Johnny is a director of Regen and leads the development of our advisory projects,…
Jonty Haynes
Energy analyst
Jonty is an Energy Analyst at Regen delivering a range of technical support services.…
Tamsyn Lonsdale-Smith
Energy analyst intern
Tamsyn is a new starter at Regen as an energy analyst intern and will…
Poppy Maltby
Head of cities and regions
Poppy is Head of Cities and Regions at Regen. She is leading our work…
Frankie Mayo
Senior energy analyst
As Senior Analyst at Regen Frankie has lead Regen's 'future energy scenarios' assessments, assessing…
Joel Venn
Head analyst
As head analyst, Joel is responsible for leading and developing Regen’s analytical team, as…
Sophie Whinney
Graduate intern
Sophie is a new starter at Regen on a graduate internship and will be…
Hazel Williams
Associate director
Hazel is responsible for Regen’s project delivery, leading on resourcing, quality assurance and developing…

Future Scenarios

Recent Publications

SSEN energy efficiency demand reduction factors reports
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks DFES 2020 Reports
Distribution Future Energy Scenarios – FAQs

Future Scenarios

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