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 Tom Parkinson Tom Parkinson Director, Energy Local Tom is a solicitor who helped with the 2011 launch of Co-operative Energy, for whom he continues to work as a consultant. Tom joined the Board of Westmill Solar Co-operative in 2013 and became Chair in 2016. Inspired by Westmill members’ desire to buy the electricity generated by the site, he co-founded Energy Local in November 2013. Energy Local is a social enterprise enabling local communities to ‘pool’ consumers’ electricity demand with local renewable generation. After a successful trial in Oxfordshire, an Energy Local ‘club’ was formally established in Bethesda, North Wales in late 2016, the pioneer for a nationwide network of similar clubs.