“Energy Storage – Needs and Challenges” is the title of Professor Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith’s keynote talk at the 8th Oxford Energy Day.
The day 2019 will focus on the key issue of ‘Energy Storage’. It is a topic that is high on the energy agenda for researchers, industry and policymakers.
The conference will address the technical, economic, social and policy issues associated with ensuring adequate storage for a decarbonised energy system. Different sessions will address “The role of storage in future systems? “Battery technology and short term storage” and “Long term storage options”.
Our confirmed speakers include Prof Peter Bruce (Faraday Institution), Prof Chris Llewellyn Smith (University of Oxford), Claire Spedding (National Grid), Prof Jihong Wang (University of Warwick), Dr Rebecca Ford (EnergyRev), Prof Bill David (STFC) and Prof Yulong Ding (University of Birmingham).
The conference will set out recent experience from research and trials on different technology options and the social and policy questions involved in large-scale deployment.
We invite researchers to opt-in to participate in the conference poster session at lunchtime on the day. There is a prize for the most innovative one. There will be a new breakfast session focussing this year on ‘Women in Energy’ before the main conference starts at 10.15am. The day will finish with a reception at 5-7pm.