31 January - 1 February 2024 | Novotel London West, Hammersmith, London UK    #SFIEurope


Rachel Cary

Head of Review of Electricity Market Arrangements

Rachel is joint head of policy of the Review of Electricity Market Arrangements (REMA) at BEIS. She oversees long-term policy on wholesale electricity market reform, capacity adequacy, and gas power decarbonisation. Rachel previously led work at BEIS to implement the Northern Ireland Protocol to maintain the Single Electricity Market across the Island of Ireland after EU Exit. She joined BEIS from the Greater London Authority where she managed the zero carbon policy team there, developing a 1.5C compatible decarbonisation plan for London and introducing ambitious new net zero planning policies. Prior to that she led on policy and external engagement at Orsted and was Head of Energy at Green Alliance where she led its work on Electricity Market Reform. She has a background in energy and climate consultancy, a Masters in Environmental Technology (Energy Option) from Imperial College London and a BSc in Physics from Manchester University.

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Panel Discussion
A United Kingdom of Solar?
  • The UK opportunity in a 40GW+ market
  • Main market players, pipeline and completed projects
  • How are the different markets shaping up (ground mount, C&I, local authority)?
  • The storage opportunity
  • The larger-scale opportunity - Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs)
  • Myth-busting

Moderated By

, Solar Energy UK
, Head of Review of Electricity Market Arrangements
, Head of Solar
, EDF Renewables UK
, Managing Director
, Hive Energy
, Chief Adviser, Renewable Energy and Climate Change
, National Farmers' Union
, Managing Director
, Bluefield Development

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