Smart Energy Marketplace 2018Smart Energy Marketplace 2018 Smart Energy Marketplace is the largest smart and renewable energy event in the south-west, taking place on 19 June at Sandy Park Exeter and attended by over 500 leading companies from across the clean energy and built environment sectors.Now in its eighth year, the event has evolved to provide the perfect platform for industry experts to focus on the energy system as a whole, including energy efficiency, the gas network, electricity systems and disruptive new technologies such as energy storage and electric vehicle infrastructure. Download the event guide here Overview Exhibition Seminars Sponsors Partners Visit Book Now Lee Priestley Lee Priestley Head of business development for system operatorNational Grid Lee joined National Grid in September 2016 having spent the previous 18 years at Centrica. During his time at Centrica Lee spent 10 years working for Accord Energy trading mainly UK Power. In 2010 he became Head of Power Origination at Centrica. He established a small team of Originators which developed a business providing access to the wholesale power market for all types of power generation projects that didn’t have their own trading capability. Lee joined National Grid in Sept-16 as Head of Business Development within the Commercial part of the System Operator. Lee and the BD team are responsible for trying to grow participation in balancing services from Providers who are connected to the Distribution Network. This includes demand side response, embedded generation and storage.