Resilience of systems - Energy system design, Loughborough

24 February, 2017 | 08:00 - 10:00

What are the key issues in energy system design?
What are the key issues in energy system design?

About this event

The talk will review the historical approach, current practice and future developments in both system and grid design and how technologies and suppliers are adapting and instigating change to deliver in an ever evolving and dynamic market. Key issues that will be addressed are the changing energy mix, diversity and intermittency of supply and the impact of emerging technologies on the National Grid and existing distribution network. We will review the role of end user requirements in shaping the market and market demands in the future in addition to the impact of smart metering and grid balancing.

Event materials

The following materials are available for download:

Phillipa Cassie MICE MEng

A chartered civil engineer and qualified Project Manager working in the Offshore Technical Support Team within EON Climate and Renewables (ECR). Currently responsible for several major contracts within the EON Offshore portfolio. Eleven years’ experience with EON working on major projects associated with the conventional thermal fleet and emerging technologies / renewables fleet including on and offshore wind, solar power and biomass.

Alex Neal

Alex is a chartered electrical engineer with a cable specialism and wide experience in project delivery and power station engineering. He works as an electrical engineer within the Electrical Equipment Department of Uniper Technologies, a subsidiary of Uniper. Alex has worked on the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm project as a Cables Engineer on both the array and export cables supporting the construction (and previously the development) of the Rampion, applying his knowledge and engineering skills to activities such as Risk Assessment, Specification Writing, Tender Assessment, Quality Assurance, Technical Document Review, Project management and Contractor Management.