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Electrical Energy Storage: Health & Safety

16/05/2017
When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
9:00 AM
Where: Squire Patton Boggs
7 Devonshire Square
London EC2M 4YH
United Kingdom
Contact: Garth Halliday
+44 (0)207 901 3000


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The essential update on how good risk management can maximise the value and opportunities with the deployment Electrical Energy Storage (EES) technologies.

Timely & Relevant: 2017 could be the tipping point when Electrical Energy Storage (EES) goes mainstream. Understand how effective risk management can maximise the value and opportunities with the deployment Electrical Energy Storage (EES) technologies. 

Minimise Legal Risks: Increasing fines, more robust enforcement and raised corporate responsibility expectations have increased the legal exposure of companies. Understand how these risks (company and personal) can be minimised.

Due diligence: Investors and developers will increasingly require evidence that the chosen EES technology is “safe”. Hear from experts on how to apply a risk based approach to manage EES due diligence.

Expert opinion: Hear from leading experts with wide ranging experience in energy storage project development and due diligence. Representative from DNV GL, Everoze, RES, HSE/L, BSI & Forge Risk will be speaking.

Networking: Take advantage of access to the speakers but also fellow attendees to understand how you can add value to your organisation and your own professional development.

Renewables: Understand how the risks associated with wind and solar projects can be effectively addressed as part of new build and retrofit storage applications.

Agenda

09.00 

 Registration and coffee served

 
 09.30

 Welcome and introduction

 
 09.40

 Policy and market overview

   •What happening with storage?
   •UK Energy policy overview
   •Market challenges & opportunities

 Maf Smith
 RenewableUK
 10.00

 Safety regulation enforcement overview

  •UK Legislation
  •General duties
  Specific regulations
  •Enforcement Risks
  •Managing compliance

 Chris Streatfeild
 Forge Risk
 10.30

 A developers perspective on storage

 •Current & planned RES storage projects  
 •Engaging with suppliers and contractors
 •RES’s approach to H&S in storage projects
 •Lessons & experience from wind & solar                                                               

 Joe Duddy
 RES
 11.00  Networking and refreshments  
 11.30

 Industry standards & applicable guidance

 •Overview of DNVGL’s involvement in storage
 •Scope & application of Gridstor
 •Future development of Gridstor & related                  standards                                                                                                          

 Matthew Rowe
 DNV GL                                                         
 12.00

 BSI/IEC Standards –application to storage technologies

 •Role of BSI
 •Scope of existing BSI/IEC standards
 •Brexit implications – current BSI position

 Tom-Digby-Rogers
 BSI                                         
 12.20  Q&A Panel   
 12.45  Lunch and networking  
 13.45

 Due diligence best practice for storage

 •Overview of current storage interests
 •Scope & structure of due diligence
 • Essential H&S questions
 • Lessons learned from other sectors

 James Parrott
 Everoze
 14.20

 R&D Gap analysis – What information are we missing?

 • Summary of HSL/HSE research project for storage
 • Safety critical risks with storage technologies
 • Emerging risk analysis re: system states
 • Opportunities for industry engagement

 Jonathan Buston  Senior Scientist,  HSL

 15.00

 Q&A Panel

 
 15.30

 Afternoon tea, networking and close

 

 

 


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