Professor Phil Taylor
Head of School of Engineering and Siemens Professor of Energy Systems, Newcastle University, UK
Professor Phil Taylor is Head of the School of Engineering, Director of the EPSRC National Centre for Energy Systems Integration(CESI) and Siemens Professor of Energy Systems. He is an internationally leading researcher and industrial expert in energy systems, electrical distribution networks, smart grids, and energy storage integration and control.
He is also the Leader of the EPSRC Supergen Energy Networks Hub https://www.ncl.ac.uk/supergenenhub/
Phil and his research team are behind the smart grid lab in collaboration with Siemens, and the energy storage test bed facility at Newcastle University. Both are located at the Helix site. Newcastle University researchers at these unique facilities are working with industry to pave the way for the UK’s future as an international leader in energy storage.
Phil works regularly with energy suppliers and distributers in the UK on the use of energy storage for power quality improvement in distribution networks.