Providing whole energy system support for local authorities responding to the climate emergency

Helen will be joining a panel of experts, exploring:

  • How can network operators help local authorities to better understand their energy system options and the implications for the region?
  • Taking into account the different energy system needs of different areas
  • Looking at the long-term resilience of local energy systems

Speaker profile

Helen Boyle is Head of Regional Development for the North West and West Midlands for Cadent, the UK’s largest gas distribution network.

Helen is responsible for supporting the transition away from natural gas to green gases as the UK rises to the net zero challenge as well as working with potential hydrogen producers to increase hydrogen production across the regions.

Working collaboratively with electricity distribution network operators, Helen has developed whole-systems decarbonisation pathways to support local authorities’ accelerated net zero ambitions. Her primary focus is working with regional stakeholders to understand their needs and help to ensure the necessary infrastructure is in place to support the delivery of net zero.

Helen has more than 25 years’ experience in stakeholder engagement and communications roles in a variety of sectors including electricity distribution and chemical manufacturing in the North West.

Why Attend ENIC?

The ENIC conference 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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