Creating the UK Silicon Valley of Energy using high performance, disruptive innovation

Matt will be giving a keynote presentation on the morning of 12 October, looking at "creating the UK Silicon Valley of Energy using high performance, disruptive innovation". 

Speaker profile

Matt Hastings has been developing and delivering disruptive change programmes across energy and utilities for the last 15 years.

He’s currently working at UKRI Innovate UK as Deputy Director for the Ofgem Strategic Innovation Fund. Prior to this he was Head of Innovation on the Prospering from the Energy Revolution Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund where he focussed on smart systems, investment and data and digitalisation.

Before Innovate, Matt spent 5 years at Centrica where he was Programme Director of the multi award winning Cornwall Local Energy Market. He also managed a £100m ECO programme with British Gas and Cornwall Council.
Prior to Centrica Matt led on energy at the Eden Project, reducing emissions and costs by 25%, setting up the UK’s first staff owned PV installation and the first collective switching project in the UK, Cornwall/UK Together.
In his early career he set up several start ups and worked in the Video Games industry prior to studying renewables in 2005

Why Attend The Summit?

The Summit is the only event of its kind, designed to bring together energy network innovators and decision makers from across the UK. You’ll hear from top speakers in the industry and be able to meet your peers as well as visit an exhibition hall packed with companies offering cutting edge solutions.

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