March of the Prosumers


Director of Policy and Communications
Smart Energy GB



Session Location / Room: 
Hub Theatre B
This Session is part of the following track: 
Wed 16 Nov 14:00 to 14:10
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Session Introduction - March of the Prosumers

Opportunities for new market entrants including a different customer – the Prosumer. In this session we explore the role of the Energy Prosumer in the Revolution including their motivations, needs, the solutions at their disposal and the potential implications on existing market participants.

Wed 16 Nov 14:10 to 14:30
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Head of Policy and Public Affairs
Smart Energy GB

Smart meters: energising Great Britain

  • How consumers can be actively engaged with their energy through smart meters.
  • How Smart Energy GB have approached the unprecedented task of sharing their message around the benefits of smart meters with the whole of the UK between now and 2020.
  • How engaged consumers, enabled with smart meters are benefiting the energy market.
Wed 16 Nov 14:30 to 14:50
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Managing Director

The Prosumer and the Solution Provider

  • The story behind the project
  • What are the results?
  • Lessons to take forward


Wed 16 Nov 14:50 to 15:10
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Unit Smart Energy and Built Environment

Myths and facts of consumer behaviour in the energy sector

  • Is there such a thing as a typical ‘energy consumer’?  
  • How different are the customer groups and how could they be segmented?
  • Does flexible pricing work as an incentive for energy users?
  • What are key success factors for stimulating smarter energy behaviours?
Wed 16 Nov 15:10 to 15:30
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Chair of the Working Group Retail Market Design

Enabling the Consumer-to-Prosumer Transition

  • Specific focus on consumers behaviour changes resulting from the provision of energy-information


Wed 16 Nov 15:30 to 16:00

Afternoon Coffee Break

Wed 16 Nov 16:00 to 16:20
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President and Founder

Providing the Prosumer with Insight

  • How the insight is achieved through aggregation and consolidation of data


Wed 16 Nov 16:20 to 16:40
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Head of Product Development
Wien Energie

The Winners and Losers in a Prosumer World.

  • the pros and cons of the Prosumer World from a Utilities point of view
Wed 16 Nov 16:40 to 17:00
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Head of Business Dev. & Marketing
Swisscom Energy Solutions AG

The prosumer as a corner stone in the energy turnaround

  • Results from the "live" intelligent network with more than 6.500 households participating
  • Connecting all types of behind-the-meter electrical consumers, photovoltaic, batteries and charging stations owners into a network 
  • Delivering visualization of important KPIs and numerous benefits to customers through an app, reinforcing the image and relationship of utilities and supplier with their clients
Wed 16 Nov 17:00 to 17:20
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Innovation Manager

Flexibility from Consumers: What does it mean for the Market?

  • Preconditions for a successful flexibility proposition
  • Recomendations for the developing flexibility market
  • Focus on the crucial role of the prosumer 


Wed 16 Nov 17:20 to 17:40
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Project Manager

Demonstration of the WiseGRID Project

  • Innovative and advanced Demand-Response mechanisms
  • Smartening of the distribution grid
  • Protection and empowerment of the European consumers and prosumers (households and businesses) 
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