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Chris Watts

Chris Watts is the Director - Regulatory Affairs at S&C Electric Company. He joined S&C from Ofgem, where he worked on a range of network and energy regulations, including playing a key role in price-control reviews, including the development and implementation of Ofgem’s new RIIO price-control framework. As part of the RIIO control team, Watts developed and implemented Ofgem’s approach to cost assessment and led work on the development of a number of outputs and incentives. Watts earned a Ph.D in Economics at Southampton University. At S&C, he is now enjoying the new challenge of using his economic and regulatory knowledge to develop opportunities for working with the electricity distribution network operators.

New Phase of British Utility Framework Addresses Decarbonization, System Operation, and Reliability

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Moving Beyond Average Reliability Metrics

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RIIO-2: Reliability and the Energy Transition

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Britain’s Rapid Rise in Renewables Prompts a DSO Role for Distribution Companies

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The UK’s Move for Smarter Grid Investment

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