Energy Storage and Hydrogen Hub - Showfloor Seminar Theatre - Day 1

Energy Storage and Hydrogen Hub - Showfloor Seminar Theatre - Day 1

15 May 2019, 10:30 - 17:00

Energy Storage and Hydrogen Hub Showfloor Seminar Theatre

10:30 | Findings from the European Market Monitor on Energy Storage
Robin- Adey-Johnson, Head of Energy Storage Research, Delta-ee

10:45 | From good idea to a successful project: Battery storage for your energy management strategy
Robert Hughes, UK Director, Energy Pool 

11:00 | Hydrogen and fuel cells: it’s coming home!
Thomas Vanhauwaert, Communications Officer, COGEN Europe, The European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration 


11:30 | Hydrogen…. Innovation, Internet of Things, Carbon Accounting and twenty other fun challenges we still face
Dr Kerry-Ann Adamson

11:45 | Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (SHFCA): Commercialising HFC in Scotland
Nigel Holmes, Managing Director, Scottish Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Association

12:00 | Midlands Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Network: Commercialising FC in the UK Midlands
Dr Michaela Kendall, CEO, Adelan & and Chair of the Midlands Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Network


12:30-13:50 | Hydrogen updates from EMEC and friends: A quickfire session

  • EMEC’s hydrogen story so far - Kim Hamilton, Hydrogen Development Officer, The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)
  • Challenges of integrating hydrogen into the energy system - Bill Ireland, Chief Executive Office, Logan Energy
  • Decarbonising Scottish ferries (part 1): Integrating hydrogen into diesel powered ferries - David Stewart, Engineering Director – Scotland, HSSMI 
  • Decarbonising Scottish ferries (part 2): Hydrogen powered ferries - Chris Dunn, Chief Naval Architect, Ferguson Marine Engineering Ltd.
  • Hydrogen combustion engines - Paul Andrews, Chief Executive Officer, OakTec
  • Hydrogen and synthetic fuels - Dr Juan Maria Gonzalez Carballo, Drochaid Research Services 
  • Innovation in hydrogen technologies - Amer Gaffar, Director, Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre
  • Responsive Flexibility: Hydrogen as part of a virtual energy system - Edward Owens, Professor of Sustainable Energy, Heriot Watt University
  • Hydrogen for combined heat and power - Speaker tbc, Doosan Babcock  
  • Hydrogen as part of localised energy systems - Mark McKean, Development Manager, Crown Estates Scotland
  • Making use of hydrogen by-products: Oxygen - Scott Bryant, Circular Economy Lead for Energy, Zero Waste Scotland
  • Mapping out the future of hydrogen - Jon Clipsham, Hydrogen Manager, The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)




14:15 | Subsea Power Hub battery technology
Paul Slorach, Business Development Manager, EC-OG

14:30 | The case for pumped storage hydro
Mark Wilson, CEO, ILI Group Plc 

14:45 | Gravitricity: Demonstrator system implementation
Miles Franklin, Lead Engineer, Gravitricity 

15:00 | Potential applications for flywheel storage in the electrical energy storage landscape
Keith Pullen, Professor of Energy Systems, City University of London

15:15 | Use of nanocarbons to provide ultra-fast charging of electric vehicles
Stephen Voller, CEO & Founder, ZapGo (invited)


15:45 | EV vs residential storage: Synergy or competition?
Robin Adey-Johnson, Head of Energy Storage Research, Delta-ee

16:00 | StorTera’s single liquid flow battery
Pasidu Pallawela, Founder/CTO, StorTera & Dr Gavin Park, CEO, StorTera  

16:15 | South Mimms: Combining battery storage and electric vehicles
Dr Robyn Lucas, Head of Data Science, Open Energi

16:30 | The role of energy storage to secure the supply in a low carbon future
Dr Alex Mardapittas, CEO, Powerstar

16:45 | Developing BTM projects and PV+storage projects for the corporate off-take market 
Amit Oza, CFA, Managing Director, Belectric Solar

17:00 | Close 

Programme subject to change


  • Amit Oza


    Managing Director

    Belectric Solar Ltd

    Amit has been developing and financing renewable energy projects for over 15 years. He began his career in the financing of energy projects in Asia...

  • Pasidu Pallawela




    Pasidu is a highly skilled electrical and electro-chemical design engineer with over 18 years’ experience in the energy industry including 12 years’...

  • Keith Pullen


    Professor of Energy Systems

    City University of London

    Professor Keith Pullen obtained his Batchelor’s and Doctorate from Imperial College London with sponsorship and secondment from Rolls-Royce....

  • Gavin Park




    Gavin recently joined the StorTera team as CEO. He is a highly accomplished engineer with a diverse range of transferable skills and technical...

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