Smart Energy Marketplace 2017Smart Energy Marketplace 2017 Smart Energy Marketplace; a unique showcase of the emerging smart, decentralised energy system of the future – a radical shift in the way we power our lives that is creating huge opportunities. The largest energy event in the south west. This year Smart Energy Marketplace now in its second year, is the new name for the hugely successful Renewable Energy Marketplace which featured over 80 exhibitors and attracted over 1,000 delegates. Booking for this event is now closed. Event OverviewVisitExhibitConferenceTalksSponsorsLocationBookDirectory James Johnston James Johnston Chief executive officer, Open Utility James is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Open Utility, an innovative energy technology company with a mission to democratise energy. In 2015 they partnered with green energy supplier Good Energy to launch Piclo, the UK’s first online marketplace for buying and selling renewable electricity. Since the company’s inception in 2013, James and his co-founders have secured over £1M in funding. Open Utility won Startup of the Year at European Utility Week and is one of Bloomberg’s Business Innovators 2016.