Energy Storage 3 - Large scale storage for energy policy targets

Energy Storage 3 - Large scale storage for energy policy targets

16 May 2019, 14:00 - 15:30


Sponsored by Black & Veatch 

Chair: Dr Keith MacLean OBE, Managing Director, Providence Policy

Grid scale energy storage - The missing link
Abdullah Emhemed, WSP  

Large-scale seasonal geological storage of hydrogen: The future of low carbon energy
Dr Katriona Edlmann, Chancellor's Fellow in Energy, The University of Edinburgh

Salt cavern appraisal for subsurface hydrogen storage
Professor Evan Passaris, Technical Director, Atkins Limited and Ewan Murray, Mechanical Engineer, Atkins Global

Focussing economic forces to sustain grid-scale behind-the-meter battery deployment
Anthony Price, Managing Director, Swanbarton

Our energy transition and the role of energy storage technologies
Mark Goudie, Electrical & Mechanical Engineer, Atkins

Q&A and panel discussion

Programme subject to change 


  • Katriona Edlmann


    Chancellor's Fellow in Energy

    The University of Edinburgh

    Chancellor’s Fellow in Energy, School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh. A reservoir geologist, advancing and transforming subsurface...

  • Mark Goudie


    Electrical & Mechanical Engineer


    Mark currently works as an Electrical & Mechanical Engineer for the Atkins Electrical Networks team. This role balances technical delivery, strategic...

  • Evan Passaris


    Technical Director


    Professor Evan Passaris is a Technical Director in Atkins’ Ground Engineering Practice. He is a Chartered Engineer with more than 45 years of...

  • Anthony Price




    Anthony Price founded Swanbarton, an energy storage consultancy, in 2003 anticipating the need for storage in power systems. He previously worked for...

  • Keith MacLean


    Managing Director

    Providence Policy

    Keith has worked across the energy industry, including 20 years at energy utility SSE where he was Policy and Research Director, and as advisor to UK...

  • Abdullah Emhemed


    Principal Power Systems Engineer


    Abdullah received the B.Eng. in Electrical Power Systems from Nasser University, Bani-Waleed, Libya, and PhD. degree from University of Strathclyde,...


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