Morning refreshments and networking

22 Aug 2023

Morning refreshments and networking

Morning refreshments and networking
Session Three: The safety issues around batteries and what can be done to mitigate them

  • Why are batteries dangerous? Identifying the different safety risks when designing, developing and operating a battery
  • What international technical standards must batteries comply with?
  • How to minimise the different types of electrical and mechanical risks to the end user and environment
  • Understanding which fire suppression systems to deploy
  • Group Exercise : outline the key safety measures to put in place to reduce the costs of insurance and risk of litigation

Learning outcome: What battery operators need to know about operating batteries safely

Session Four: How is Eskom planning to incorporate energy storage as part of its plan to achieve security of energy supply?

In this session, a senior representative from Eskom will explain what energy storage projects they are involved with, the projected outcomes, challenges and how this will help to secure the supply of energy for the future.   

Learning outcome: To hear from the South African state-owned utility what their plans are around energy storage
Azwimbavhi Mamanyuha, 
General Manager: Engineering, Eskom

If you want to know more about this and other topics directly from end users of energy storage technologies join us at one of these annual events: The Energy Storage World Forum (Grid Scale Applications), or The Residential Energy Storage Forum, or one of our Training Courses.

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