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Jordan O’Brien, Editor of Electrical Review, welcomes everyone back for day two of Powered On Live.
Meeting our net zero commitments will require the next generation of electrical engineers to enter the industry, but how do we entice and empower young people to choose this ever-rewarding career.
Given the inherent risks associated with working with electricity, it’s important to stay up to date with the latest safety standards. This could be ensuring you’re wearing the correct personal protective equipment, or making sure you isolate any supply before starting work
The UK was bullish under its presidency of COP26, but is the country falling behind in its commitment to net zero compared to some other countries? At a time when France is mandating solar panels on all large car parks, can the UK really afford to disincentivise the installation of solar on farmland or onshore wind?
The UK Government is finally backing V2X in the first real world test, could the technology be finally ready for prime time, and help ensure the grid’s future flexibility?
While it may have lost the battle against batteries for transportation, hydrogen fuel cells could see substantial use in future data centres for both backup and prime power systems.
Energy storage has the potential to be a game changer on the grid, storing electricity at periods of high generation, and putting it back when generation drops. But is the investment worth it?