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Listed here is only a part of our full programme with 60+ Confirmed speakers and  50+ new topic titles. Speakers include 26 Utilities/TSOs/DSOs + 6 EPCs/Project Developers and 6 Countries Regulators.  Download the FULL programme now to have all the details.

 

Energy Storage World Forum     Residential Energy Storage    Monday 27 April 2015     Europe

08:30
Registration And Coffee
09:10
Chairman Introduction
09:30
Who Will Own And Manage The New Business Models Derived From Residential Energy Storage?

• What is the potential of these services?

- distribution services such as wholesale - leasing business model

- after sales specialist services

• Selling directly vs. installer vs. third party ownership

• Who will come up with the right business model and manage the residential storage?

- storage-only companies vs. installers vs. utilities vs. solar manufacturer
Michael  Fipper
Michael Fipper
Vice President T&I Strategy and Head of Innovation Center System
E.ON , Germany
09:55
Quantifying the Market Potential And Evaluating The Business Case For Commercial And Residential Prosumers

• Identifying the typical customer of residential energy storage systems and the drivers for purchasing the system

• What is the expected cost of residential energy storage applications?

• Examining the quantitative analysis of different classes of commercial customers

- large office site / data centre - hotels / supermarket
Andrea  Edelmann
Andrea Edelmann
Head of Innovation
EVN , Austria
11:30
Examining ROI Of Storage By Examining Three Years Results From Residential PV Application With Li-Ion Batteries

• Power Flows

• How financially viable was the storage system? What should the cost per KwH be?

• What were the operational and logistical challenges?
Robert de Groot
Robert de Groot
Innovation Researcher
ENEXIS , Netherlands
11:55
How To Engage Prosumers In Managing Self-Consumption And Avoiding Costly Grid Upgrades And Investments

• What price incentives can be used?

• How to reduce power exports?

• Avoiding grid congestion
Lisette  Kaupmann
Lisette Kaupmann
Innovator
STEDIN , Netherlands
12:20
TECH SOAP BOX

4 Speakers 10 Minutes Each Focusing On A Innovative Key Technology
Andrew  Tanner
Andrew Tanner
Vice President, Business Development
GROWING ENERGY LABS , United States
13:00
Lunch
14:30
Forecasting Net Loads Fluctuations In The Transmission and Distribution System In Order To Ensure Effective Capacity With Self Consumption

• How have distributed solar PV risen in different countries?

• EV adoption forecast

• Forecasting fluctuations in the transmission and distribution system
Lars  Ohlssson
Lars Ohlssson
Former CEO of Falbydgens Energi and Advisor To The CEO of
MALAREENERGI GRID COMPANY , Sweden
14:55
To Diesel Or Not To Diesel? The Business Case For Self-Consumption Without Diesel

• How much diesel is needed for hybrid systems vs. a small battery?

• What are the economies in 20 years, 10 years and 5 years and how do the economics influence the system design?

• Examining the trade-off between storage size and remaining diesel consumption in geographical islands
16:30
Evaluating The Results From A Self Consumption Case Study Within A Commercial District

• Examining the installation, commissioning and operation of a large scale battery on the distribution grid

• How is demand response being managed?

• How are peak loads being eliminated?
Thomas  Drizard
Thomas Drizard
Project Engineer
ERDF , France
16:55
How To Adapt Prosumer Systems With PV Batteries To The Need Of The Distribution Grids

• Choosing new management mechanisms of transmission grids

• Location pricing and price signals

• Achieving real time visibility into grid operations
Matthias Vetter
Matthias Vetter
Head of Department, PV Off-Grid Solutions and Battery System Technology
FRAUNHOFER ISE , Germany
17:20
PANEL DISCUSSION - GRID DEFECTION: Evaluating Taxation and Pricing Systems For Distributed Generation Based On Self-Consumption And Prosumers

• How to allocate network service and transport costs in a distributed generation scenario?

• What obstacles do we need to overcome for residential energy storage potential taxation

- to tax or not to tax? To what extent is this taxation fair?

• What is the fairest way to tax for the service whilst still helping the self-consumption market?

• SEU proposal from Italy (Sistemi Efficient Di Utenza): advantages and disadvantages taking into consideration prosumers and consumers

• RIIO-ED1 from UK for electricity distribution price control

• SGIP California Public Utility Commission's Self-Generation Incentive Program
Harry  Lehmann
Harry Lehmann
Head of Division, Environmental Planning and Sustainability Strategies
FEDERAL ENVIRONMENT AGENCY , Germany
James  Loewen
James Loewen
Senior Analyst
CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION , United States
Lorraine H. Akiba
Lorraine H. Akiba
Commissioner
STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION , United States
Märt  Ots
Märt Ots
Director General
KONKURENTSIAMET - ESTONIAN COMPETITION AUTHORITY , Estonia
18:00
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Energy Storage World Forum     Day 1    Tuesday 28 April 2015     Europe

How To Create Publicity About Energy Storage To Raise Awareness And Acceptance
Steve Corwell
Steve Corwell
Vice President
AES Europe , United States
08:30
Registration & Coffee
09:00
Welcome Address
09:20
Chairman Introduction
09:30
Evaluating Methods For Coupling Renewable Power Plants with Storage To Enhance Energy Management Performance

• Examining ways of using storage for avoiding balancing costs

• Evaluating the latest results from recent deployments

• How much storage is going to be needed in Italy and in what time scales
Riccardo  Amoroso
Riccardo Amoroso
Chief Innovation & Sustainability Officer
ENEL GREEN POWER , Italy
09:55
How Can A Solar Developer Make More Profit By Adding Storage To Their Site?

• What are the conditions necessary?

• What are the responsibilities between the developer vs. grid operator

• Determining how and who will finance energy storage with solar
Tim  Derrick
Tim Derrick
General Manager, Advanced Solutions
SUNEDISON , United States
10:20
To What Extent Is A Differentiation Between Seasonal Storage, Short Term Storage And Intra-Day Storage Needed?

• Understanding the different opportunities and challenges facing storage solutions in these very different timescales

• Natural gas storage solutions are already clearly differentiated technologically and economically to serve these different markets - will this be need for the power sector
Wolfram  Munch
Wolfram Munch
Head of Research and Innovation
EnBW , Germany
10:45
How Can Energy  Storage Be Competitive With Other Non Storage Options?

• Calculating the costs of an entire storage system

- subsystem components          - installation and integration

• Are we making the right comparison between energy storage and alternatives?

• Quantifying the value of storage within different grid services

- grid extension systems          - existing variable production capacities
Gerd Schauer
Gerd Schauer
Senior Technology Manager - Innovation and Research Department
VERBUND , Austria
11:10
Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
12:15
Evaluating The Business Case for Large Scale Battery Energy Storage System In The Primary Frequency Control Market

• Examining CapEx and OpEx

• Market Risk

• Evaluating ROI
Michael Koller
Michael Koller
Energy Storage Specialist
EKZ , Switzerland
12:40
How To Acquire More Demand Response, Solar And Storage By Turning DSOs Into Independent Distribution System Operators (IDSO)

• Making the system more transactive

• How to open up the grid to third party competition

• Shredding costs and managing a complex future network
James  Tong
James Tong
Vice President of Government Affairs
CLEAN POWER FINANCE , United States
14:30
Creating A Common Framework To Evaluate The Whole Energy Storage System Performance - IEC TC120

• Defining unit parameters to be tested, testing methods, planning, installation and safety

• Which energy storage components must be taken into consideration?

• Standardisation of interfaces between batteries and inverters and how this can reduce the cost of the whole system - how can this ensure the safety?
Christian Noce
Christian Noce
Working Group 1 Convenor IEC TC120 & Senior Engineer - System Manager
ENEL , Italy
14:55
Identifying The Best Ways Of Anchoring With Local Industries And Creating A Stable Business Model For Rural Microgrids

• Which are the most suitable industry partners in remote areas in Asia?

- mining          - agricultural          - telecoms          - gas stations

• How can the upfront investment, cost saving and revenue be shared?

• Evaluation storage technologies and future energy needs for Microgrids
Anil  Raj
Anil Raj
CEO
OMNIGRID MICROPOWER , India
15:20
Coffee And Exhibition Visit
16:00
Evaluating The Benefits Of Local Energy Storage In Wind Farms From A Portfolio Management Perspective

• How to use wind energy to increase revenue flow and provide new ancillary services with energy storage

• What sizing criteria should be followed to design the energy storage system?

• What energy storage technologies could be technically deployed and which ones are most economically viable?
Roberto  Veguillas
Roberto Veguillas
Head of Technology Innovation - Renewables Business Unit
IBERDROLA , Spain
16:50
PANEL DISCUSSION AND MOBILE POLLING: Who Should Invest In Storage? Deciding Three Solutions To The Ongoing Ownership Debate

• To what extent should storage be owned by DSOs cs. TSOs and under which conditions?

• Examining different business models in Europe: regulation vs. deregulation

• Competition: deregulated entities within one member state vs. deregulated actors in different Member States
Alessandro  Fiocco
Alessandro Fiocco
Chief Executive Officer
TERNA STORAGE , Italy
Andreea Strachinescu
Andreea Strachinescu
Head of Unit C2 - New Energy Technologies, Innovation and Clean Coal
EUROPEAN COMMISSION , Belgium
Friso  Koel
Friso Koel
Head of Unit Regional Networks
AUTHORITY FOR CONSUMER AND MARKETS , Netherlands
Marielle  Liikanen
Marielle Liikanen
Senior Advisor
ENERGY MARKET INSPECTORATE , Sweden
Michele Governatori
Michele Governatori
Head Of Public & Regulatory Affairs
EGL ITALIA , Italy
Oscar  Tessensohn
Oscar Tessensohn
Team Manager Markets
TENNET , Netherlands
Rudolf Baumann
Rudolf Baumann
Regional Group Leader in Europe (ENTSO-E), International Senior Expert Strategy
SWISSGRID , Switzerland
Thomas  Veyfrenc
Thomas Veyfrenc
Director Markets Department
RTE , France
18:00
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Energy Storage World Forum     Day 2    Wednesday 29 April 2015     Europe

ElectriFI – An innovative funding Initiative
Felice Zaccheo
Felice Zaccheo
Deputy Head of Unit, Water – Energy and Infrastructures - Directorate
General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission , United States
08:15
Breakfast with Investors - Quantifying And Managing The Energy Storage Investment Risk

- What must an energy storage company have in order to mitigate the investment risk from a bank?

- What are the type of energy deployments and technologies that investors find attractive to invest in?

- How do you finance energy storage projects at different stages: prototype, demo, pilot, commercial?
Michele Appendino
Michele Appendino
Chairman & CEO
AME Ventures , Italy
09:10
Previous Day Summary And Chairman Introduction
09:30
Evaluating The Latest Results From Energy Storage Projects With Solar

• What type of storage devices are found to be most suitable for and why?

• What installation procedures seem to give better ROI?

• How can solar project developers and EPCs benefit from energy storage
Bertrand  Lavirotte
Bertrand Lavirotte
Technical and Development Manager
SUNZIL , France
09:55
Examining The Italian Regulatory Framework For Storage

• How different is the Italian energy scenario compared to the rest of Europe?

• What can be learnt from the latest energy storage deployments?

• Overcoming market challenge
Andrea  Galliani
Andrea Galliani
Head, Renewable Energy, Energy Production & Environmental Impact Unit
AUTHORITA PER I'ENERGIA ELECTTRICA E IL GAS - AEEG , Italy
10:20
Overcoming The Challenges Of Planning And Designing A Modular Large-Scale 5-Megawatt Battery Storage System And Offering Balancing Services

• Overcoming space and safety limitations

• Evaluating the results from

- Integration of renewable energy sources          - testing of a decentralized supply

• How can large-scale battery inverters be used in the utility grid of the future
Matthias Leuthold
Matthias Leuthold
Chief Engineer
RWTH AACHEN UNIVERSITY , Germany
10:45
How To Create A Combination Of Services With Energy Storage And Achieve Cost Effectiveness

• Examining three different regions and system architectures

• To what extent can multiple services be combined and achieve economic viability?

• Evaluating the portfolio effect compared to the sum of the values of the units marketed alone
Anna Carolina Tortora
Anna Carolina Tortora
Head of Innovation and Development
TERNA STORAGE , Italy
11:55
Standardising Testing Methods Of Batteries In Order To Evaluate Their True Life And Achieving Long Term Reliability

• Reaching an agreement on the KPIs such as:    Performane, Lifetime, Safety, Cell testing

• How to accurately predict  battery life cycle in real like applications by using standard laboratory tests?

• Comparison of existing standards and identifying the gaps

• To what extent is accelerated testing reliable?
Irene Fastelli
Irene Fastelli
Project Manager Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation
ENEL , Italy
12:20
Developing Microgrid Projects In Asia And How To Establish Partnerships With Funding Organisations

• Determining the landscape and future growth of Microgrids in Asia

• How to raise funds with the United Nations and the Asian Development Bank

• Evaluating the results of different storage technologies from 3 different Asian deployments
Andy  Schroeter
Andy Schroeter
CEO
SUNLABOB , Laos
12:30
Examining The Results From The Development Of Energy Storage In Ontari
Guo Bin
Guo Bin
Director Energy Storage Business Development
BYD , United States
14:30
Examining Absorption Capabilities Of Grids Via Storage In Order To Achieve Grid Stability With A Higher Share Of Renewables

• How to incentivise speed and accuracy of the storage system's reaction and creating more value into the system

• Reducing variable cost
James  Tedd
James Tedd
Project Manager - Energing Energy Technologies
ESB , Ireland
14:55
Operating And Maintaining Optimal Performance Of Energy Storage Installations

• How to coordinate energy storage resources

• What communication methods are needed to control installations?

• How do we optimise energy storage within wider energy networks?
Magni Thor Palsson
Magni Thor Palsson
System Analyst
Operating And Maintaining Optimal Performance of Energy Storage Installations , Iceland
15:20
Current State Of Play And Business Case Of Power-To-Gas In Europe

• Synergies between RES electricity production and gas storage

• Identifying technical and commercial challenges

• To what extent is Power to Gas a viable option?
Manfred  Pils
Manfred Pils
Director Market and Regulation
AUSTRIAN POWER GRID , Austria
Roch Drozdowski
Roch Drozdowski
Head of Mission Smart Grids
GRDF , France
16:30
PANEL SESSION - WITH MOBILE POLLING: Which Research Methodology Is Most Reliable When Selecting A Given Energy Storage Technology And Calculating Its True Costs and Value?

• Comparing ex-post actual results with ex-ante estimates

- to whats extent were those methods of calculation before the storage was implemented actually reliable?

• Which parameters and indicators need to examined when investing in energy storage such as power driven vs. energy driven applications and extra-fast frequency response?

• How much demand response was assumed?

• Experience from past and present RFPs evaluations
Andrew  Tanner
Andrew Tanner
Vice President, Business Development
GROWING ENERGY LABS , United States
Haresh Kamath
Haresh Kamath
Project Manager
ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE - ERPI , United States
Kjell  Sand
Kjell Sand
Senior Research Scientist
SINTEF ENERGY RESEARCH , Norway
Michele  Benini
Michele Benini
Head of Power System Scenarios and Energy Efficiency Research Group
RICERA SUL SISTEMA ENERGETICO (RSE) , Italy
18:00
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8:15
Breakfast with Investors - Quantifying And Managing The Energy Storage Investment Risk

- What must an energy storage company have in order to mitigate the investment risk from a bank?

- What are the type of energy storage deployments and technologies that investors find attractive to invest in?

- How do you finance energy storage projects at different stages: prototype, demo, pilot, commercial?

Energy Storage World Forum     Day 3    Thursday 30 April 2015     Europe

08:00
Utilities Breakfast Session
08:30
Registration & Coffee
09:10
Previous Day Summary And Chairman Introduction
09:30
Identifying The Energy Storage Services Most Economically Viable In The Short Term And Predicting How They Can Generate Revenue From 2015-2025

• Bulk Energy Services

- ancillary serviecs          - transmission gris

• Distribution Infrastructure

- customer energy management

• Where to Invest?
Goran Strbac
Goran Strbac
Professor of Electrical Energy Systems, Chair in Electrical Energy Systems
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF LONDON , United Kingdom
09:55
When Does Curtailment Justify Storage?

• Using curtailment in balance with storage

• To what extent is it better to operate the grid at 10% curtailment and no storage?

• How and when to purposefully curtail in order to provide:

- power back          - ancillary services          - frequency regulation
Hubert  Lemmens
Hubert Lemmens
When Does Curtailment Justify Storage?
ELIA , Belgium
10:20
Examining The Challenges and Opportunities For Storage In European ICT Networks Telecommunication Applications

• Evaluating the installed base and the opportunities for new storage technologies

• ICT load flexibility synergies with the grid needs

• Latest results from a case study

• What new studies are necessary for these applications
Claudio Bianco
Claudio Bianco
R&D Engineer
TELECOM ITALIA LAB , Italy
Flavio  Cucchietti
Flavio Cucchietti
R&D Engineer
TELECOM ITALIA LAB , Italy
12:20
Calculating The Energy  Storage Investment Risk Within Solar Projects

• What are the must have criterias for solar energy storage projects?

• What are the energy storage technologies of interest to the solar industry and why?

• How can solar energy storage projects be financed?
Jean-Christophe Bestaux
Jean-Christophe Bestaux
CEO
ALINEASOLAR , Spain
14:30
To What Extent Can New Capacity Mechanisms Help Energy Storage?

• Will capacity markets contribute for further integration of renewables or be a distortion and a danger for the energy market?

• Examining new capacity markets with different solutions for generation

• Determining the influence of cross border market
Otto  Pirker
Otto Pirker
Special Advisor Hydropower
VERBUND , Austria
Peter  Matt
Peter Matt
Head of Civil Engineering
VORARLBERGER ILLWERKE , Austria
14:55
Morocco Case Study Results: Evaluating The Results Of Solar With Storage

• How can the decision to install energy storage be made?

• What installation procedures seem to give better ROI?

• Next step and future improvements for system design
Abdellatif Bardach
Abdellatif Bardach
Director
ONEE , Morocco
15:25
Evaluating Results From 9 Solar and Hybrid Microgrids With A Total Installed Capacity Of 550 kWh in Africa

• Forecasting revenue opportunities for Microgrids in Africa

• What are the results from this deployment?

• What kind of grid stability is needed?
Caroline  Nijland
Caroline Nijland
Business Development Director
FOUNDATION RURAL ENERGY SERVICES (FRES) , Netherlands
16:30
Comparing Cathode VS Anode Future Research Investment For Achieving Competitive Advantage And Lowering Battery Costs

• What will be the requirements for batteries in the next 3 years?

• Where will most R&D investments be made?

- anode vs. cathode scenarios

• Looking beyond current chemistries and examining the role of each in the next 3 years
Antonio  Paez-Duenas
Antonio Paez-Duenas
Senior Technology Advisor
REPSOL , Spain
16:55
What Is The Impact Of Storage On The Energy System And Can It Replace Or Compliment The Conventional Flexibility Providers?

• What mix of renewables need to taken into account when doing energy systems modeling?

• When is the period that storage will be useful for the system?

• When can storage replace the peaking plans?
Jan Kostevc
Jan Kostevc
Head of Operational Support
ELES , Slovenia
17:20
Examining The Return On Investment Of Residential Energy Storage Services From A Utility Point Of View

• What is the expected cost of residential energy storage applications?

• Who owns and operate the system in a partnership?

• Finding the local value of storage and how it can fit into existing installation and service model
Timothee  Hinchliffe
Timothee Hinchliffe
R&D Engineer in Energy Economics
EDF , France
18:00
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