The forums we currently sit on to provide a route to influence policy and regulation.

These include:

NameDescriptionOrganiserRegen contact
Charging Futures forumOne place for electricity network users to learn, contribute and shape the reform of GB's electricity network access and charging arrangements.Ofgem, National Grid (facilitator)Poppy Maltby
Smart Systems ForumThe Smart Systems Forum has been created to help implement and steer BEIS and Ofgem’s Smart Systems & Flexibility Plan.BEIS/OfgemMerlin Hyman
Open Networks Challenge GroupThe project brings together nine of UK and Ireland's electricity network operators, respected academics, NGOs and Government departments along with the energy regulator Ofgem, to drive progress towards a smart and flexible network.Energy Networks AssociationOlly Frankland
Future of gas forumThe Steering Group has been set up to provide cross-industry leadership to develop a Gas Markets Plan focused on the priorities and changes to the gas market over a 10-year horizon.National GridRay Arrell
Scottish and Southern Electricity Network stakeholder advisory groupThe Stakeholder Advisory Panel will influence the strategic direction of SSEN and its Board and it is made up of six external members, with a variety of experience and from a range of sectors.Scottish and Southern Electricity Network (SSEN)Tamar Bourne
Community Energy England BoardRachel is a Board member of Community Energy England, the national voice for community energy in England.Community Energy EnglandRachel Hayes
Western Power Distribution - Connection Customer Steering GroupA small forum of key sector representatives for raising issues surrounding connections with Western Power Distribution.Western Power DistributionOlly Frankland
RIIO-ED2 Decarbonisation and Environment Working GroupAs part of Ofgem's formal process to develop and assess business plans for Distribution Network Operators, this working group looks specifically at environmental issues, including decarbonisation.OfgemRay Arrell & Johnny Gowdy
Full Chain Flexibility ForumA virtual stakeholder engagement platform focused on enabling all resources connected to the energy system to contribute to their optimal potential, and support delivery of net zero at lowest cost to consumers. Ofgem Madeleine Greenhalgh
ENA DER Technical Forum on Battery Energy Storage SystemsA forum to discuss issues impacting Battery Energy Storage Systems with stakeholdersENARoadnight Taylor (ESN member)
Power Responsive Steering GroupA stakeholder-led programme, facilitated by National Grid ESO, to stimulate increased participation in the different forms of flexible technologyNational Grid ESOFluence (ESN member)
Health and Safety Governance GroupBEISMadeleine Greenhalgh
European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE)Highview (ESN member)
European Network of Energy Storage AssociationsMadeleine Greenhalgh

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