Regen has a deep knowledge of smart energy and storage, as can be seen in our projects and updates below.

Regen has recently taken on the management of the Electrictriy Storage Network (ESN), which was established in 2008 as the leading UK industry group dedicated to electricity storage. You can join this network as a member.


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Smart Energy and Storage

Recent Projects

InnovateUK trial: Western Isle V2G trial
Project duration: March 2018 – March 2019 The Isle of Lewis in the Outer…
Bristol Energy Smart System Transformation (BESST)
Project duration: February 2019 to August 2019 The BESST (Bristol Energy Smart System Transformation)…
Solar Commission
Project duration: January 2019 to July 2019 Regen has run the Solar Commission, a…

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Recent Blog Posts

16 October 2019 Government changes tack on planning regulations for storage in response to industry pressure
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced a new approach…
22 August 2019 Learning from the power cut: 7 ways to make the UK energy system more resilient
The interim report[1] published by National Grid ESO into the cause, response and impact…
20 August 2019 Regen and ESN respond to National Grid’s interim report on the power cut
National Grid’s interim report released today on the 9 August blackout sets out clearly…

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Our Expertise

Ray Arrell
Senior project manager
Ray’s is one of Regen's Senior Project Managers, continuing Regen’s work and understanding around…
Tamar Bourne
Senior project manager - smart energy lead
Tamar leads Regen’s smart grids and local supply projects including; a network innovation trial…
Olly Frankland
Project manager
Olly manages a wide variety of complex projects. He has developed a strong knowledge…
Johnny Gowdy
Johnny is a director of Regen and leads the development of our commercial projects.…
Madeleine Greenhalgh
Policy and advocacy manager
Madeleine is the policy lead for Regen and the Electricity Storage Network, working to…
Kerry Hayes
Project manager
Kerry is a project manager at Regen and works on projects including the Solar…
Rachel Hayes
Head of networks and development ; Director of the Electricity Storage Network
Rachel leads Regen’s networks and development, as well as the organisation’s events, marketing and…
Jonty Haynes
Energy analyst
Jonty primarily works within the energy scenarios team, supporting research projects and data analytics.…
Joe Noble
data analyst intern
Joe has recently joined Regen on a 6-month internship as a Data Analyst. Joe…
Merlin Hyman
Chief executive
Merlin leads Regen’s mission to transform how we generate, supply and use energy. Merlin…
Poppy Maltby
Senior project manager
Poppy is a Senior Project Manager at Regen working on future scenarios and energy…
Ben Robertson
Energy Analyst
Having recently completed a 6-month internship with Regen, Ben works as an energy analyst…
Joel Venn
Head analyst
As head analyst, Joel is responsible for leading and developing Regen’s analytical team, as…
Hazel Williams
Head of delivery
Hazel is responsible for Regen’s project delivery, leading on resourcing, quality assurance and developing…

Smart Energy and Storage

Recent Publications

Energy storage prospectus and expression of interest on behalf of Cornwall Council
Local supply paper: 3rd edition
Delivering a Smart Energy System

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Upcoming Events

The Energy Storage Academy
November 26 - November 27

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