Cian McLeavey-Reville

Innovation Strategy Manager
National Grid ESO
Cian McLeavey-Reville

Cian is responsible for delivering the Innovation Strategy for National Grid ESO, as well as for developing new collaborative innovation projects.  Key areas of interest include data and digital, new markets for flexibility, energy forecasting and whole energy system solutions. Cian has 12 years’ experience in the energy sector, having worked in consultancy, for EDF Energy and now for National Grid ESO.

June 17, 2020
 - 14:00 BST (UTC+01:00)
Innovation at the Transmission & Distribution Level
Panel Discussion

DSOs and TSOs across Europe may feel overwhelmed by the huge scale of change that the transition requires, so how do they plan to manage this in practical terms?

  • The challenges of coordinating different assets from large-scale generation to wind, solar, hydro, EVs, domestic storage and importance of distributed energy
  • How networks are tackling the challenge of data and digitalisation
  • How the RIIO-ED2 process is offering greater opportunity to pause and re-think our approach
  • Harnessing the ability of all DNO/DSO businesses to best support our customers and communities
  • Learnings from the UK market for the rest of Europe