Laurie Florence

Principal Engineer
UL LLC

Laurie Florence is UL's Principal Engineer for both stationary and motive batteries as well as energy storage systems. She represents UL on a variety of UL standards technical panels including 1973/1989, 1974, 2580/2271, 810/810A/810B, 2267 and 9540 – as well as other industry standards and battery committees across ANSI, SAE, ISO, IEC, IECEE, CSA, and NFPA. Laurie participates on NFPA 855 installation standard for energy storage systems and is a member of the NEC CMP 13 covering the energy storage and storage battery articles. Laurie is also the convener for IEC SC21A Working Group 5 responsible for developing standards for performance and safety of industrial lithium ion batteries such as IEC 62619 and is a member of IEC TC 120 developing the IEC 62933 series of energy storage system standards. Laurie is also responsible for the certification categories related to these various battery and energy storage standards at UL, and has 28 years of experience at UL in safety certification and standards development.