Stuart Cotten

Stuart Cotten, Group Head of Regulation & Policy, Drax Power

Stuart joined Drax in 2007 and is currently Head of Regulation and Compliance.  During his time at Drax, Stuart has been an active participant in government, regulator and industry-led expert groups, covering topics such as generator connection and charging arrangements, wholesale market liquidity and initiatives to increase investor confidence.  Since 2010, Stuart has been an industry elected member of the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) Panel – the body that oversees GB electricity market arrangements.  He is also chairman of Energy UK’s Generation Committee and a member of the FIA’s Power Trading Committee (PTC).

My Sessions

Policy debate – “The Choices”


With the recent Government commitment to upgrading UK energy infrastructure and increasing clean energy investment the UK is on course to building a diverse energy system with greater security in supply and record investments in renewable technology and reliable electricity. The session will explore the current mix of policy interventions and subsidies in the energy […]

Energy Infrastructure