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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

Find out about some of the previous events held by Durham Energy Institute:

UK Energy Storage Research Conference 2018

20th March 2018, 11:30 to 22nd March 2018, 17:00, Newcastle University - Urban Sciences Building

Hosted by CESI, Newcastle University, Energy Storage Network, Energy Superstore and STFC Network in Battery Science & Technology, UKES2018 provides a platform for researchers in Energy Storage to present their work through talks and poster sessions.

The conference will provide an inclusive platform for all researchers in Energy Storage to present their work through talks and poster sessions. In line with the ethos of the Energy SUPERSTORE, the conference endeavours to bring together researchers from academia, industry and policy and across the whole field of energy storage, inspiring collaborations for future research.

Confirmed Keynote & Plenary Speakers

  • Prof Peter Littlewood, University of Chicago & Interim Founding Director, Faraday Institution
  • Prof Phil Blythe, Dept for Transport & Newcastle University
  • Prof Nigel Brandon OBE, FREng, Imperial College London
  • Eric Brown, Head of Innovation, Energy Systems Catapult
  • Jim Cardwell, Northern Powergrid
  • Sally Fenton, Dept for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Dr Bryan Hannegan, Holy Cross Energy
  • Tim Hughes, Siemens plc
  • Gregory Poliasne, Nuvve
  • Prof Phil Taylor, Newcastle University

Conference Sessions

  • Policy and Economics of Storage in Energy Systems
  • Storage for Future Mobility
  • Demonstration and Commercial Deployment
  • Gas Storage (including hydrogen)
  • Electrochemical Energy Storage
  • Thermal, Mechanical, and Thermochemical Energy Storage
  • Design, Planning, and Integration of Storage in Energy Systems
  • Operation and Control: From Battery Management to Energy Management
  • Energy Storage in the Built Environment


Registration fees are £150 for a student and £250 for a non student.

Register for UKES2018

Call for Abstracts Closes: Thursday 30 November 2017

Abstracts are invited on a wide range of energy storage topics, including the policy and economics of storage in energy systems to thermal, mechanical and thermomechanical energy storage.

Submit an abstract to UKES2018

Directions to the Urban Sciences Building

You can view the programme for the conference here.

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