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On the back of Utility Week Live 2022, Utility Week editor James Wallin sat down with Aimie Chapple, Capita Experience CEO, to gauge her thoughts on the challenges discussed over the two days and solutions presented.

By James Wallin

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Hydrogen UK CEO, Clare Jackson, reflects on the trade body’s launch, ‘Jazzy Shirt Mondays’ and the need to move away from ‘silo-ism’ to hit industry targets.
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Consumers' choices must be limited to a degree if the UK is to achieve its net zero ambitions, a senior industry figure has argued. Speaking during a panel session on the decarbonisation at Utility Week Live on Tuesday (17 May), Vattenfall head of partnerships Noah Nkonge sought to qualify suggestions that consumers should have free choice over the type of heating they use, warning: “If everybody gets to choose every little thing then things like heat networks are really difficult to deliver.”
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Amid clamour for smarter cities and a green industrial revolution, Utility Week Innovate showcases five modern utility projects ensuring the foundations of tomorrow’s smart cities can match the durability and ambition of those laid by Victorians more than a century ago.
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National Grid’s head of innovation strategy and digital transformation, Anna Carolina Tortora, reflects on her professional background in rocket science and club promoting alongside a 13-year stint in the utilities sector.
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While a review into the electricity networks’ response to November's Storm Arwen is ongoing, the sector is already exploring how lessons learned can help to boost the response to future extreme weather. The ENA's head of innovation, Dan Clarke, talks to Utility Week about the role of demonstration projects in improving network resilience by allowing DNOs to robustly trial and test the validity of new technologies and solutions in a safe environment.
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Energy consultancy Mesh Energy, water tech firm Shayp, and clean energy marketplace Squeaky Clean Energy discuss the platform for innovation and collaboration offered by B Corp accreditation.
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National Grid’s head of innovation strategy and digital transformation, Anna Carolina Tortora, reflects on her professional background in rocket science and club promoting alongside a 13-year stint in the utilities sector.
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AI firm Fyld scooped both the Innovator of the Year and Best Digital Innovation awards at the Energy Innovation Centre’s (EIC) new look annual showpiece, the Energy Innovation Showcase & Awards.
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The challenge of scaling up the smart meter roll-out is shared across gas, water and electricity companies. As the panel debate and workshop at the Utility Week Live Summit discussed, smart meters prepare consumers for the changes to come on the net zero journey. But is there are also a case for using the energy sector's new dual band communications network for smart water meters too? Read on to hear more about delegates' views.
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