Date: Thursday 22 May

Webinar Overview:
As energy storage reaches a tipping point, what impact will this have on the grid, the utility business models and infrastructure?

In this webcast we will discuss:

  • An overview of what is happening
  • Business opportunities and challenges
  • Live project update from Northen Powergrid
  • Live question & Answer – quiz the experts

Session Presenter/s:
Chris King, Chief Regulatory Officer, eMeter, A Siemens Business
Ian Lloyd, Network Technology Project Manager, Northern Powergrid

An overview of the landscape

Chris King, Chief Regulatory Officer, eMeter, A Siemens Business
In his presentation Chris will share an overview of potential role of energy storage in the smart grid covering.

  • The business opportunities and threats to utilities
  • What is happening now
  • Technologies of the future and their potential impct

An update from Northern Powergrids cutting-edge trial of electrical energy storage technology

Ian Lloyd, Network Technology Project Manager, Northern Powergrid
Part of the Customer-Led Network Revolution (CLNR), a leading UK smart grid project this trial is unique in terms of the variation and sizes of the batteries but also the monitoring of the entire ecosystem through a specifically designed control system called the Grand Unified Scheme (GUS).

In his part of the webcast Ian will cover:

  • Aims and outcomes of the project
  • Observed behaviour and outcomes to date
  • Likely role of energy storage on network reinforcement
  • Early indicators of how to tackle energy demand and peak load

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