Thursday, 28 February 2008

Smart Electric News announces Smart Grid initiatives

Smart Electric News a new Business Intelligence Unit for the Smart Grid industry has announced the first Smart Electric Power Distribution summit. The summit, focussing exclusively on critical success factors for delivering the smart grid of the future take place in Amsterdam (April 21 - 22) and brings together leading figures driving forwards the Smart Grid revolution.

The pan-European speaker line-up include the likes of EU SmartGrids, Elia, Endesa, ABB, Iberdrola, Areva, EDP, Electricity Authority, Energie-Control, Sintef, Tractebel, RLtec, Enel and Ecofys.

A well thought out agenda includes must have smart grid knowledge that addresses the factors involved in deplying and implementing a Smart Grid network rather than theorising what could be done with such a project. Technology updates, case study results, reducing time to market and securing project wins early will all be addressed over 2 days of insightful discussion and networking.

Michael Setters, Director of Smart Electric News stated "we're really excited by this event. We (Eye for Energy) already deliver a series of conferences in renewables (Tidal, CSP, Wave, CPV...) and the concept of delivering the Smart Grid to fruition is the glue that will hold these energy markets together in the future. We're delighted to be part of the event and even more excited by the level of interest seen so far."

Mr Setters went onto say " we only launched our new free e-newsletter service last week and already have over 1200 subscribers indicating the importance of the rapidly emerging market. We look forward to seeing many of our customers in Amsterdam"

More information on the conference and newsletter service can be found at and sponsor and media opportunities are still available.

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