New Chair appointed by ENA for Open Networks Project: It was announced today by Energy Networks Association (ENA) that Sotiris Georgiopoulos will be the new Chair of the Open Networks Project.
Transforming the way energy networks operate, underpinning the delivery of a smart grid is an the aim by the Open Networks Project.
With more than 15 years’ experience in the energy sector, Mr Georgiopoulos, Head of Smart Grid Development at UK Power Networks, established the smart grid development team at UK Power Networks in 2016.
He will take overall responsibility for leading the project’s work, in his new role.
Mr Georgiopoulous, will take over from Nigel Turvey of Western Power Distribution, who recently stepped down ahead of his retirement.
“Sotiris has been a stalwart of the project since its inception and an excellent leader on the Flexibility Services workstream.” said Randolph Brazier, Director of Innovation and Electricity Systems at ENA.
“He is a leading industry voice and I am thrilled he is taking on these additional responsibilities at such a crucial time for our industry.”
“He will continue to play a key role in building on the project’s momentum and the pivotal role it plays in the energy transition as we move towards a net zero future for the UK.”
New Chair appointed by ENA for Open Networks Project