AFBE - Managing asset performance and infrastructure on Scotland Largest Flexible Thermal Power Plant

29th April 2021 5:00 pm

This talk provides an insight into leading a multi-disciplinary engineering team at Peterhead Power Station; 1180W thermal power plant in North Scotland.

The presentation focuses on the following in sequential order:

  • Challenges and opportunities managing a diverse engineering team; why is diversity important?
  • A typical day, month, year as an engineer working in a Thermal power plant
  • Overview of challenges facing thermal power plants in the UK Managing asset integrity of a multiple-hazard site.
  • Typical projects and outages in thermal power plants
  • Examples of Forced outages – executing when they happen

About the Speaker

Ami Singh is an energy industry professional with over 15 years of industry experience. Since July 2018 he has been the Engineering Manager at SSE - Peterhead Power Station, Scotland’s largest CCGT site.

Prior to that, he was the Lead Electrical Engineer at SSE – Engineering Centre for about 2 years. He also worked as a Senior Electrical Engineer with Genesis Energy in New Zealand for about 10 years.

He has previously published/delivered 30+ presentations on high voltage equipment fault diagnostics and testing. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the IET, making him the second-youngest fellow in Scotland. Ami is also a STEM ambassador, Professional Registration Advisor (PRA) with IET, and a member of the SSE Thermal’s Inclusion and Diversity working group. In December 2020, he joined the leadership working group for Association for Black and Ethnic Minority Engineers (AFBE) Scotland. Ami holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) and is currently completing MBA on a part-time basis.

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