Tuesday 28 July
View the webinar recording here.
Regulating for a zero carbon energy system with Frances Warburton, director, Energy System Transition, Ofgem
This interview explored Ofgem’s pivotal role in paving the way for the energy sector to decarbonise. Discussing the approach set out in their ‘decarbonisation plan’, their approach to the RIIO-2 price control of the energy networks and key regulatory plans such as reforming the access to and payment for the network.
Frances joined Ofgem in January 2015 and is the director for Energy Systems Transition, with responsibility for the integration and transition of energy systems. This involves overseeing all aspects of network charging, access and system operation across the electricity and gas networks, and leading Ofgem’s work on the future of gas and heat.
Before joining Ofgem, Frances was a director in the Economic Advisory Practice at EY where she specialised in the energy sector. Prior to that, she was a competition investigation director at the Office of Fair Trading. Frances has a Masters degree in economics from LSE and a Bachelors degree in engineering physics.