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Upcoming OU Energy Related Events

Face to face OU Energy is now been suspended during Covid crisis, but we hope to return to energy event as soon as possible

Past Energy Related Events

1st - 3rd December 2021

The International Virtual Conference on Recent Advances in Lithium-ion Batteries (LIBs) and their Recycling Methods for Sustainable Development will take place on 1 – 3 December 2021 at The Open University via Microsoft Teams – organiser: Professor Satheesh Krishnamurthy

Li-ION 2021

7th May 2021

On the 7th May 2021, Startupification Podcasts hosts - Steven Drost, Matt Farrugia interviewed William (Bill) Nuttall, Professor of Energy at the Open University, about what the future of low carbon synthetic fuels looks like. They discussed how hydrogen can power the world, how big energy companies need to reposition themselves, what the UK’s legacy will be, and how VC thinking maps to energy

26th March 2019

Ben Mestel (The Open University) presents Storage, price and power modelling – the next generation

Abstract. In this talk I will review an augmented differential-equation model of an electric power system, setting the model in the context of standard power-flow modelling. The ode model incorporates conventional generation, storage, wind and solar, with the latter two viewed as exogenous input. Price is a control variable, dynamically varying according to the mismatch between demand and power output. The model is applied to the GB electricity system in the year December 2016 - November 2017. We conclude with a discussion of future enhancements to the modelling framework.

Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Location: Room 306, Alan Turing Building, The Open University, MK7 6AA

7th – 9th January 2019

Host Postgraduate Students from Imperial College London and Cambridge University for Nuclear Energy Policy Course. An ICO-CDT event.

25th  and 26th May 2017

Workshop on Energy and Environment
We will explore how we can actively promote inclusive innovation in low and middle income countries
through collaborative, impact-driven research in Energy and Environment with a view to develop future
bids under the Global Challenge Research Fund. Please register using this link.
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: OU Library, IL Suite, The Open University, MK7 6AA

10th May 2017

Nuclear Law and Policy: Post Brexit
To launch a new report from the Institute of Physics. Also to hear the latest news from OU Energy
Time: 14:00 -18:00
Location: Radcliffe Centre, University of Buckingham, MK18 1EG

26th May 2016

OU Energy Evening Reception
To launch a new report from the Institute of Physics. Also to hear the latest news from OU Energy
Time: 17:30 -19:00
Location: Central Milton Keynes

24th November 2015

Department of Mathematics & Statistics Applied Mathematics Colloquium
Stan Zachary (Heriot-Watt University) presents “Mathematical challenges in balancing electricity supply and demand”
Time: 16:00–17.00
Location: Room 306 Alan Turing Building

17th - 19th June 2015

15thInternational Conference on Technology, Policy and Innovation
Papers presented at ICTPI15 to be published in the following publications:
ICTPI-linked Scientific Journal Technological Forecasting and Social Change (Elsevier)
Special Themed Journal Issue Energy (ICE Proceedings)
and a conference book

1st - 2nd June 2015

Workshop on the Mathematics of Demand Side Management and Energy Storage
Hosted at The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes
Slides for the presentations found here

31st March - 2nd April 2015

OU Energy hosted the Universities Nuclear Technology Forum sponsored in part by
The Nuclear Institute
More information and registration can be found here

19th March 2015

Professor William Nuttall presented the Clerk Maxwell Prestige Lecture of the Institution of Engineering and Technology 2015.
He Spoke about Britain, Nuclear Energy and the Future. Please see link for more information.
A recording of the event can be found here
“Here is a short video interview I gave immediately after my IET Clerk Maxwell lecture. It is some personal thoughts on the UK, nuclear energy, and globalization.”

26thFebruary 2015

E & I Seminar Series
Professor William Nuttall presents “Hydrogen Futures – the less signposted ways ahead”
Time: 13:00–14.00
Location: David Gorham Library N1015, Venables Building

4th December 2014

Second Annual Evening Lecture and Reception
Location: Berrill Lecture Theatre

18th November 2014

Professor William Nuttall presented evidence on a House of Lords
inquiry looking into the resilience of the electricity system  video

9th July 2014

E&I Seminar - Dr. Cliff Dansoh
Presentation here

25th June 2014

OU Energy hosted a meeting of the Milton Keynes Energy Club
Please find attached presentations:
Driving Efficiency in Dealerships Nicky Laurence
Milton Keynes Council David Harnett
Enabling an energy efficient culture Haydn Young
OU Energy- A Research Community Professor William Nuttall
2plus2equals3 NEF Ian Byrne

11th March 2014

Location: Berrill Lecture Theatre
Time: 7:30pm
Professor John Bouchard Presented IoP/OU Open Lecture

5th December 2013

MK:Smart: A Journey in Sub(Urban) Computing. A new collaborative research and development project that aims to develop and deploy urban computing technologies in Milton Keynes. The project covers a wide range of research, development and education activities, and explores the role of digital technologies in future “smart” cities
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