Aurora Battery
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The Aurora Battery Conference

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London

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Addressing power system flexibility through battery storage and other flexible energy technologies

Key topics will include:

  • Evolution of the power market, system needs and emerging technologies
  • The role of flexible assets in achieving net zero
  • Key risks and financing challenges for flexible assets
  • The economics of merchant solar co-located with battery storage systems
  • Key risks and financing challenges for flexible assets
  • Labour’s plan for power sector decarbonisation and flexibility

The need for energy storage and flexibility has become increasingly apparent as decarbonisation ambitions are raised and renewables penetration grows.

The Aurora Battery Conference has grown to be one of the largest events for battery storage and other flexible energy technologies in Europe, combining original analysis from Aurora with perspective from leading figures from industry, finance and policy in a focused half day in central London.

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2019 Highlights

The 2020 event was cancelled due to Covid-19

The Aurora Battery Conference

The road to 2050: The need for flexibility in a high renewables world

Aurora Battery Conference 2019 was our fourth annual event dedicated to flexible energy, batteries and energy storage. Joined by distinguished speakers and panellists, and informed by Aurora’s unique analysis, the conference brought together the insights and perspectives of the organisations and people who will shape the future system.

We heard business leaders, government, and experts discuss and debate the issues central to the low carbon energy transition, including the need for flexibility, the role of flexible assets in achieving Net Zero, and the associated key risks and financing challenges.

Key topics included:

  • Evolution of the power market, system needs and emerging technologies
  • The role of flexible assets in achieving net zero
  • Key risks and financing challenges for flexible assets
  • The economics of merchant solar co-located with battery storage systems
  • Key risks and financing challenges for flexible assets
  • Labour’s plan for power sector decarbonisation and flexibility
Highlights Pack

Speaker Highlights

Alan Whitehead MP, speaker at the Aurora Battery Conference

Alan Whitehead

MP, Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister

Carolina Tortora, speaker at Aurora's event

Carolina Tortora

Head of Innovation Strategy, National Grid SO

Tom Williams, speaker at the Aurora Battery Conference

Tom Williams

Partner, Downing LLP

Simon Hobday, speaker at the Aurora Battery Conference

Simon Hobday

Energy Partner, Osborne Clarke

Gauri Kasbekar Shah, speaker at the Aurora Battery Conference

Gauri Kasbekar-Shah

Director for Project and Infrastructure Financing, Natwest

Sam Wither, speaker at the Aurora Battery Conference

Sam Wither

Managing Director, Sembcorp Energy UK

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Previous Years

To download materials and view the agenda and speakers from previous Battery Conference events, please browse our event archive.