The University of Sheffield Energy Storage Workshop delivered to Centrica

May 15, 2018

On 16 May 2018, The University of Sheffield delivered an Energy Storage workshop to a number of Centrica staff.  The Workshop covered the following areas:

  • Different battery technologies

  • Pros and cons of the different technologies

  • Known issues / common problems

  • System safety and Risk Management

  • Battery management

  • Operational modes

  • Life cycle costs

  • Methods of monitoring performance

  • Battery life optimisation

  • Recommendations for ongoing monitoring / life management

  • Future developments in battery technology

  • Options / potential for future developments

  • Options for future collaboration between TUoS and Centrica

  • Site tour of Willenhall Energy Storage Systems

March 15, 2018

The University of Sheffield's CREESA group attended the inaugural UK Battery Tech Expo at the International Centre, Telford today.  The event was incredibly well attended with a broad range of speakers with great subject knowledge relating to Battery Technology.  Dr Dan Gladwin gave a great presentation detailing the work of the CREESA group and how we are helping industry find solutions to Grid connected battery challenges.

March 08, 2018

CREESA's Burcu Gundogdu was in Krabi, Thailand at IEECON 2018 presenting two papers, one on fast battery cycling counting methods and the other on control of bi-directional converters for grid-tie battery storage.  The latter presentation: Bi-directional Power Control of Grid-tied Battery Energy Storage System Operating in Frequency Regulation saw Burcu receive the award for best student paper submitted in the Power and Energy area.  Our congratulations go out to Burcu and her supervisor Dr Dan Gladwin.

February 21, 2018

Our PhD student Burcu Gundogdu presenting her paper on Battery SoC Management for Grid Frequency Response at the IEEE event in Lyon.

Sheffield and District Society of Model and Experimental Engineers (SMEE) Talk

February 22, 2018

The 22 Feb, 2018 saw Professor Dave Stone and Dr Dan Gladwin give a talk to the Sheffield and District SMEE about Energy Storage for DC Rail.  The talk was delivered to a captivated audience who actively participated in engaging dialogue regarding our work.  

January 01, 2018

Dr Dan Gladwins' PhD Student Matt Watson presenting his Omnidirectional Balancing Robotic Platform at IESES2018.

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