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12-09-2016: Listed here are more than 60 brand new topic titles that we have thoroughly researched for the Berlin 2017 Programme. The current programme features already over  31 Speakers Confirmed, of which 23 are from the TSO and DSO sectors (programme updated on 12th September 2016). We have now opened slots for potential new speakers (subject to approval).  Download the FULL programme now to have all the details and to apply as a speaker

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Energy Storage World Forum     Residential Energy Storage Forum Day 1    Monday 08 May 2017     Europe

The 4th Residential Energy Storage Forum
Day 1 Monday 8th May 2017

New Business Models By Leveraging The “Energy Of Things” And Prosumers

These 2 Forum Days Can Be Booked Separately
09:20
CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT

TOPIC R1
Predicting the Killer Application For Residential Energy Storage And Winning Mass Penetration
  • Profiling residential customer segments by their preferences: early adoption, clean energy, grid interactivity, economics, energy security, and other drivers
  • What is the potential pool of “grid defection” candidates and what balance are they prepared to accept between cost and quality of supply?
  • To what extent is there a single killer application or a set of attributes that should apply to any application?
Ernesto  Ciorra
Ernesto Ciorra
Head Of Innovation And Sustainability,
ENEL , Italy
09:50
TOPIC R2
When Will The Economics And Practicalities Of Grid Defection Work Out And How Should Utilities Respond?
  • Comparing the value of the grid as backup with cost of off-grid alternatives
  • To what extent will additional costs be imposed on customers who remain on the grid?
  • How serious is the risk of asset value write-downs for network utilities?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
10:20
TOPIC R3 (Panel Session)
To What Extent Does The Market Need Customer Storage Incentives To Achieve The Desired System Outcomes From Residential Energy Storage
  • Making a successful transition to support energy storage based on the EU incentives plan that worked well for renewables
  • How much subsidy - explicit or otherwise - are customers prepared to see on their electricity bills to support such incentives?
  • What are the desired outcomes of an energy storage incentive policy and are the consistent with the wishes of most customers?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
11:00
Coffee Break and Exhibition Visit
11:40
TOPIC R4
How Appealing Will It Be To Sell Energy Storage In The Same Way As Mobile Phones: Minimal Up-Front Payment And Bound To A Plan?
  • What features would customers like to have in new “energy plus storage” plans - simplified energy tariffs, monthly caps, energy trading opportunities, others?
  • How will energy retailers receive benefits to justify reduced tariffs - customer retention, access to stored energy when spot prices are high, and others?
  • What real-time information does the customer want and are there opportunities for decision making in their “energy plus storage” plan?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
12:10
VOLTAGE REGULATION ON DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS

TOPIC R5
Providing Voltage Regulation To Utility Standards Of Reliability By Controlling Residential Customer Batteries
  • Surveying the distributed storage control offerings from niche software vendors and their credibility with DSOs
  • What is the status of distribution management system (DMS) integration of distributed storage control and does it need real-time load flow modeling?
  • Managing the reality on the ground: storage connections, capability, reliability, service line effects, load profiles, and rooftop solar
Paulo Libano  Monteiro
Paulo Libano Monteiro
Director Of Technology And Innovation
EDP , Portugal
12:40
TOPIC R6
What Are The Pros And Cons Of Managing Voltage With Utility Side Assets And Residential Customer Batteries?
  • How prevalent are voltage regulation problems on residential distribution feeders and what incentives are available to address them?
  • What mix of capacitor banks, STATCOMS, and battery energy storage can DSOs justify as investments in voltage regulation?
  • Is acquiring voltage regulation services from residential customer batteries an effective option and a good business model for DSOs?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
13:00
Lunch and Exhibition Visit
14:30
TOPIC R7
Balancing Customer Expectations For Their Energy Storage System With Provision Of Grid Services Including Voltage Regulation
  • To what extent do grid services conflict or coincide with customer applications such as tariff arbitrage and solar self-consumption?
  • How do customers like to be rewarded for offering services with their batteries and their stored energy?
  • Can voltage regulation with customer storage sufficiently mitigate extreme undervoltage and overvoltage events that trip off customer solar and storage?
Donald  McPhail
Donald McPhail
Senior Network Strategy and Policy Engineer,
ENERGY QUEENSLAND , Australia
15:00
OWNERSHIP MODELS

TOPIC R8
Examining the Potential For Residential Customers To Host Energy Storage Owned and Operated By DSOs
  • Will DSOs invest in energy storage on the customer side of the meter help their networks to operate more efficiently?
  • How are customer-side assets managed and financed as part of the regulated asset base of a DSO?
  • What vendor partnerships, funding models, and control systems are already being trialed by DSOs?
Stefan Nykamp
Stefan Nykamp
Head Of Innovation Management - Grid Storage,
WESTNETZ , Germany
15:30
Coffee Break And Exhibitiion Visit
16:10
TOPIC R9
How Can Residential Energy Storage Be Installed Safely In Apartments With No Outdoor Space?
  • What are the barriers to energy storage ownership for apartment dwellers?
  • Sharing the value of energy storage installed in the common space of an apartment building
  • Dealing with metering and billing issues and changing occupancy
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
16:40
TOPIC R10
How Can Energy Storage Be Placed “In The Cloud” To Facilitate Broad Ownership And Grid Benefits?
  • Developing a subscription mode to allow residential customers to share the costs and benefits of energy storage with utilities
  • Using virtual net metering to store community renewable energy generation and distribute the tariff benefits to individual residential customers
  • Contrasting utility sitting and management of cloud energy storage with the creation of new cloud energy storage businesses
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
17:10
TARIFFS AND EQUITY

TOPIC R11
Developing Tariff Structures That Encourage Solar Self Consumption To Reduce Reverse Network Flows And Voltage Excursions
  • How affordable are batteries with enough capacity to prevent exporting the output of typical rooftop solar arrays?
  • Identifying the split incentives and new regulatory directions affecting network and retail utilities in an unbundled power system
  • How can tariffs be designed to be effective across large building for a sustainable and system based integration of solar and storage?
Gudrun Senk
Gudrun Senk
Head Of Renewable Department,
WIEN ENERGIE , Austria
17:40
End Of Residential Energy Storage Forum Day 1

Energy Storage World Forum     Residential Energy Storage Forum Day 2    Tuesday 09 May 2017     Europe

The 4th Residential Energy Storage Forum
Day 2 Tuesday 9th May 2017
09:20
Topic R12
How Can Utilities And Regulators Maintain Equity Among Customers With Widely Differing Situations?
  • How can cross-subsidies be minimized between consumer groups with/without solar, with/without storage, or other technologies?
  • Will cost-reflective pricing models result in locational specific pricing and can this be implemented in a socially equitable way?
  • What cross-subsidies have historically been acceptable to society (such as urban/rural) and will these remain necessary as affordable technology options become available?
Lorraine H. Akiba
Lorraine H. Akiba
Commissioner
STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION , United States
09:50
TOPIC R15
What Security Vulnerabilities Can Be Introduced By Networking Residential Batteries And How Can They Be Addressed?
  • What personal data may be exposed and what are the implications?
  • What are the cyber-security risks for server-based systems for controlling distributed storage?
  • Outlining strategies to minimize these risks
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
10:20
Coffee Break And Exhibition Visit
11:00
TOPIC R16
Examining Risks And Insurance Cover Contracts For The Residential Energy Storage Market
  • What risks are associated with residential energy storage systems and how can providers help to minimize insurance premiums?
  • To what extent is existing homeowner insurance able to cover residential energy storage fires and accidents?
  • How can insurance cover be used for marketing competitiveness?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
11:30
TECHNICAL CHALLENGES

TOPIC R17
Harnessing The Energy Storage Control And Optimization Market At National or State Level To Ensure Maximum System Benefits
  • What is the range of control systems available or coming?
  • How can perverse outcomes be avoided so that energy storage makes the electricity system more clean and efficient, not less?
  • How will communication and interface standards (e.g. for demand response devices) be useful for high-level management across systems?

James  Barry
James Barry
Research Scientist, Electrical Energy Storage
KARLSRUHE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY­ KIT , Germany
12:10
TOPIC R18
What Niche Energy Storage Technologies Are Being Developed And Adapted For The Residential Market?
  • How are thermal storage solutions being integrated with efficient homes?
  • Which emerging battery technologies are especially suited to residential use on grid and off grid?
  • Embedding energy storage in residential appliances or small generators?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
12:40
CASE STUDIES

TOPIC R19
Quantifying The Performance Of Residential Energy Storage Systems And Their Impact And Benefits For Utilities
  • What lessons have come from deployment and customer interaction experiences so far?
  • Evaluating energy storage performance for both behind-the-meter and utility-side applications
  • To what extent are the overall benefits encouraging to scale up on a commercial basis?
Heli Antila
Heli Antila
Chief Technology Officer
FORTUM , Finland
13:10
Lunch And Exhibition Visit
14:30
TOPIC R20
Where Can Private Wire Networks Be Introduced And How Will Customers And Utilities Benefit From Residential Energy Storage?
  • How are private wire networks, outside utility regulation, being set up in urban subdivisions and in buildings including refurbished buildings?
  • What are the benefits to the developer and what are the points of negotiation with the local utility?
  • How are private wire networks managed and what does this imply for skilled workforce management across the electricity industry?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
15:10
TOPIC R21
Achieving Conversion Efficiency By Comparing The 1 Inverter Vs 2 Inverter Model
  • Why and when to use the 1 inverter model vs. the 2 inverters model?
  • What needs to be in place in order avoid loss of electricity from the panel to the battery and to the end user?
  • When can hybrid inverters that can handle high switching demands become cheaper?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
15:40
Coffee Break And Exhibition Visit
16:20
TOPIC R22 - CASE STUDY
Examining ROI Of Storage By Examining Results From Residential PV Application With Batteries
  • What services did the batteries provide?
  • How financially viable was the storage system?
  • What should the cost per kWh be?
  • What were the operational and logistical challenges?
Harold Veldkamp
Harold Veldkamp
Leading Delivery Manager For Strategy And Innovation, Senior Program Manager
ALLIANDER , Netherlands
16:50
STANDARDS / EVALUATION

TOPIC R13
Where Should Building Standards Be Updated To Allow Safe Deployment Of Residential Energy Storage?
  • How should floors and walls be strengthened for high-capacity batteries?
  • Resolving structural and fire safety issues caused by building integrated thermal storage (e.g. PCM)
  • Achieving approval to install by meeting ventilation and gas detection standards
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
17:20
TOPIC R14
What Configurations Should Battery Installation Standards Allow For Residential Customers And What Benefits Do They Bring?
  • Managing the variety of existing residential connections which may include solar
  • Enabling backup power while adhering to anti-islanding protection requirements
  • What constraints exist due to tariff regulations and particular solar feed-in tariffs?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
17:50
End of Residential Energy Storage Forum Day two




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Energy Storage World Forum     Day 1    Wednesday 10 May 2017     Europe

10th Energy Storage World Forum
10 - 11 - 12 May 2017
Large Scale Applications 3 Forum Days

Day 1 Monday 10th May 2017
09:20
REGULATION / GOVERNMENT

TOPIC 1 MH
How Should Germany's Electricity Market Regulations Be Adapted For Energy Storage To Support The Energiewende Transformation?
  • How much utility and residential storage is required?
  • Creating a competitive energy storage marketplace
  • How much energy storage has already been installed in Germany during the Energiewende?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
09:40
TOPIC 2
Examining How Europe's Regulatory Unbundling Rules Will Facilitate Cross-Border Transmission And Trading Opportunities For Energy Storage And The Flexible Providers
  • Reviewing different implementations of the Third EU Energy Package - Network Codes
  • Identifying network services opportunities for Flexible Energy Providers
  • Identifying high-value arbitrage opportunities due to increasing cross-border cooperation: experience and perspective
Milan  Vukasovic
Milan Vukasovic
International Project Manager
AUSTRIAN POWER GRID , Austria
10:00
TOPIC 3 MH (Panel Session)
Comparing Market Rules To Establish A Realistic Ambition For International Harmonization To Facilitate Energy Storage
  • To what extent are energy storage applications the same in all markets?
  • What commonality exists between vertically integrated and unbundled markets?
  • How can transparent valuation be achieved for the services that storage is well suited to provide?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
10:20
Coffee Break And Exhibition Visit
10:50
ANCILLARY SERVICES

TOPIC 4 MH
Developing Fast-Responding Energy Storage Systems And Market And Utility Interfaces Tailored For Providing Ancillary Services
  • How to play to the strengths of energy storage
  • Using real and reactive power capabilities for voltage regulation
  • To what extent does this demonstrate that ancillary services provision is the key enabler for large-scale energy storage?
Chimirel  Catalin
Chimirel Catalin
Director Of New Technologies,
TRANSELECTRICA , Romania
11:10
TOPIC 5
Forecasting The Profitability Of Frequency Regulation Using Batteries Under The New European Network Code
  • Where will batteries compete well in the emerging Load-Frequency Control & Reserves Network (LFCR)?
  • Will there be pay-for-performance rules like FERC 755 in the US?
  • How is pricing likely to develop in the near and medium terms?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
11:30
TOPIC 5-A
Examining The Role Of Batteries In The German Energiewende Framework And The LFCR Network Code In Order To Assess Their Market Potential
  • Where will batteries compete well in the emerging Load-Frequency Control & Reserves Network (LFCR)?
  • Who can and who will provide ancillary services in a world with less and less large-scale power plants?
  • What are the opportunities and risks for batteries within this context

Johannes Henkel
Johannes Henkel
Head of Energy Market Development,
50HERTZ , Germany
11:50
TOPIC 6 MMH
How Can System Operators And TSOs Obtain Ancillary Services From Distributed Energy Storage And Improve Grid Resilience
  • Implementing centralized dispatch and local triggering
  • Accessing energy storage resources both network side and behind customer meters
  • Predicting system response under duress to optimize for resilience
Robin  McCormick
Robin McCormick
Director Of Operations, Planning & Innovation, and General Manager,
EIRGRID,SONI , Ireland
12:10
ACHIEVING MARKET PARTICIPATION AND THE BUSINESS CASE

TOPIC 7 MMH
What Bidding Strategies For Energy Time Shifting Will Deliver High Returns In Spot And Day-Ahead Electricity Markets?
  • How to identify the market which is trading the greatest value each day
  • Forecasting the optimal dispatch time to put limited energy capacity to best use
  • Achieving optimal combinations of load, generation, and storage in portfolio bids
Alekasnder  Batrakov
Alekasnder Batrakov
Head Of Energy Trading
OGK2 , Russia
12:30
TOPIC 8
To What Extent Is Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage Already Bankable Through Track Record Of Performance And ROI?
  • Which projects have demonstrated payback in less than 10 years?
  • How investors are learning to trust the reliability and longevity of storage
  • Developing robust financial models for energy storage at different scales
Adriana  Laguna-Estopier
Adriana Laguna-Estopier
Low Carbon Technologies Manager, Project Leader Of SNS Project,
UK POWER NETWORKS , United Kingdom
13:00
Lunch & Exhibition Visit
14:30
TOPIC 9 MH
Evaluating The Top Three Revenue Streams Available For Energy Storage In Different European Markets And Where They Are Most Profitable
  • Examining each revenue stream by comparing existing market rules
  • Estimating the revenue streams available for the next 5 years
  • Which income is more volatile and which carries more regulatory risk?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
14:50
TOPIC 10 MMH
How To Structure The Business Case For Energy Storage To Give Clarity To Decision Makers In DSOs and TSOs
  • Comparing incremental energy storage solutions with once-off capital intensive network solutions
  • Pitching the benefits of a flexible services model over an inflexible asset
  • Addressing viewpoints of different sections of the business: technical, financial, regulatory, innovation, executive
Eliano  Russo
Eliano Russo
Vice President, Energy Storage – Batteries
E.ON SE , Germany
15:10
Coffee Break And Exhibition Visit
15:50
TOPIC 11 MH
Where Can Energy Storage Profit Through International Electricity Trading Based On Energy Shifting And Grid Services?
  • Identifying high-value arbitrage opportunities for energy shifting
  • Improving the capacity factor of major cross-border transmission assets
  • Trading contingency reserves and voltage/frequency regulation services
Andreas  Tirez
Andreas Tirez
Director
ELECTRICITY AND GAS REGULATION COMMISSION , Belgium
16:10
TOPIC 12
Finding The Most Comprehensive Modeling Techniques In Order To Quantify The Grid Benefits Of Energy Storage And Forecast Revenues
  • Reconciling storage operations over a huge range of time frames: sub-cycle, dispatch, daily, seasonal
  • Interfacing with standard grid modeling software packages
  • Converting benefits to revenues by understanding available contracting and market mechanisms for energy storage
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
16:30
TOPIC 13
Which Synergistic Combinations Of Energy Storage Technologies Can Make An Attractive Product And Business Case?
  • Hybrid battery and hydrogen storage
  • Hybrid thermal and electrical storage
  • What is needed to develop and promote these products?
John Hatton
John Hatton
Chief Commercial Officer
ALPHEON ENERGY , United Kingdom
17:00
End of Large Scale Forum Day 1

Energy Storage World Forum     Day 2    Thursday 11 May 2017     Europe

Large Scale Applications
DAY TWO 11th MAY 2017
09:20
TOPIC 14 MH
Achieving A Workable Legal Framework For Risk Management To Realize Successful Bankable Storage Projects
  • Evaluating repository of shared knowledge from subsidized trials to underpin commercial deployments
  • Ensuring cross-jurisdictional obligations are recognized and enforced
  • Who is responsible for the deployment risk and operational risk?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
09:40
POWER SYSTEM PLANNING AND OPERATION

TOPIC 15 MH
What Products Or Combination Of Products Should Continental Europe Use For Primary Control Reserve?
  • How energy storage will come to dominate the primary reserve capacity in European markets
  • Forecasting power requirements to manage an increasingly volatile system
  • Locational considerations and the integration of European electricity markets
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
10:00
TOPIC 16
Harvesting And Energy Conversion Practices To Develop Biomass As Seasonal Storage For Year-Round System Adequacy
  • Building infrastructure to achieve economies of scale
  • Responsibly managing and harvesting biomass resources
  • How much biomass is needed to maintain system adequacy as fossil-fuelled generation declines?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
10:20
Coffee Break And Exhibition Visit
11:00
TOPIC 17 MH
Minimizing The Impact On Generator LCOE Of Integrating Storage To Improve Renewable Generation Capacity Factor
  • Confirming established estimate that 6 hours of thermal storage can be added to solar thermal generation for no extra cost
  • How many hours of LCOE-neutral battery storage can be added to solar PV or wind generation?
  • What are dependencies of this result on the quality and remoteness of the renewable energy resource?
Martin  Wilcox
Martin Wilcox
Senior Consultant Of The Power Transmission And Distribution Division
MOTT MACDONALD , United Kingdom
11:20
STANDARDS / EVALUATION

TOPIC 18
Driving Energy Storage Standards Through Use Cases To Produce Technology-Neutral Specification And Assessment Regimes
  • Shifting from a technology focus to a use-case focus
  • Achieving consistent standards applying to installation, connection, and application of any energy storage technology
  • Identifying the gaps in standards development through IEC committees TC21 and 21A, TC22, and TC120. What are the next steps?
Pablo Albi  Perez
Pablo Albi Perez
Chairman, And Electrical Engineer, Design Department
SPANISH MIRROR COMMITTEE, IEC TC 120, RED ELECTRICA DE ESPANA , Spain
11:40
TOPIC 19 MH
Adopting Reference Energy Storage Cycling Profiles So That $/MWh Lifetime Throughput Is A Preferred Energy Storage Performance Measure
  • Making a matrix of operating conditions (notably ambient temperature) and energy storage applications
  • Resolving nameplate versus useable energy capacity and allowing for degradation
  • Documenting the relationship between $/MW, $/MWh (capacity), and $/MWh (lifetime throughput)
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
12:00
TOPIC 20
Instituting 360-Degree Assessment For Energy Storage Systems To Derive A Trustworthy Database Of Demonstrated Performance
  • Obtaining vendor and user perspectives whilst respecting commercial sensitivities
  • Recording quantitative and verifiable performance data
  • Ensuring that relevant environmental data are recorded
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
12:20
TOPIC 21 MH
Defining A Standard Storage Control Interface To Enable Plug-And-Play Applications And Grid Interactive Services
  • What features does the interface need to enable to benefit customers, utilities, and the power system?
  • Surveying the companies focused on energy storage control to trace the emergence of a standard interface
  • What is the likelihood that a clear winner will emerge in this domain and establish a de facto standard?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
12:40
CASE STUDIES / DEPLOYMENTS

TOPIC 22
Using Energy Storage To Supply Inrush Currents For Large Industrial Loads On Remote Or Weak Grids
  • Which are the best energy storage technologies that can supply the instantaneous short-term load experienced on starting some major equipment?
  • What additional benefits can energy storage provide a large customer in a 24/7 working environment?
  • Minimizing the impact of industrial loads on networks and neighboring customers
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
13:00
Lunch And Exhibition Visit
14:30
TOPIC 22 - A
Harnessing Weather Analysis For Evaluating Grid And Residential Storage Business Cases
  • Examining case studies and where weather analysis is a prerequisite to understand storage viability
  • Measurement of weather for understanding its temporal properties - foundation of the economic case of balancing weather-induced power production volatility in residential, island and grid situations
  • Sizing of European storage in various 100% renewable scenarios: to what extent are the gaps between current storage technologies and technical requirements surmountable?
Bjorn O.  Peters
Bjorn O. Peters
Managing Director
CONTINENTAL COMMODITY CONSULTING , Germany
14:50
TOPIC 23 MH
Proving The Business Case For Contracting to Battery Owners for Voltage Regulation And Peak Shifting
  • How was the regulatory environment negotiated to make this happen?
  • How was utility-standard reliability established to support the internal business case for the services contract?
  • What is the relative importance of utility support services revenue compared to customer benefits of a battery?
James Tedd
James Tedd
Head of Energy Storage,
ESB INNOVATION , Ireland
15:10
Coffee And Exhibition Visit
15:50
BUILDING AND MANAGING STORAGE FACILITIES

TOPIC 24
What Is The Ideal Maintenance Regime For Battery Energy Storage To Maintain Full Functionality Over Its Service Life?
  • Why the power conversion system is the most critical determinant of service life
  • What factors determine the service life of the power conversion system?
  • Factoring in periodic cell replacement and automatic control system upgrades
  • Promoting investor expectation of back-to-base monitoring by the vendor including string-level or cell-level parameters
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
16:10
TOPIC 25 MH
Will Second-Life Battery Systems Ever Be More Cost Effective Than An Efficient Battery Recycling Industry?
  • Understanding the costs and risks of building second-life battery systems
  • What are the regulatory settings to make battery recycling a viable business?
  • Value of the recovered materials and likelihood of future supply constraints
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
16:30
TOPIC 26
Installing And Maintaining Energy Storage Systems in Remote and Difficult Locations So That High-Value Applications Can Be Served
  • Managing transport logistics to deliver heavy components (e.g. battery cells and robust enclosures) to locations lacking infrastructure
  • Enlisting the local workforce to monitoring performance and intervene in contingency situations
  • Accounting for parasitic loads due to extreme environments (e.g. cooling for desert applications)
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17:00
End of Large Scale Day Two

Energy Storage World Forum     Day 3    Friday 12 May 2017     Europe

Large Scale Applications
DAY THREE 12th MAY 2017
09:20
TOPIC 27 MH
Enhancing Warranty Terms For Battery Cells To Provide Better Understanding Of Project Risks
  • How can we negotiate warranty terms around detailed operating profiles of a proposed battery application?
  • Defining the operating conditions: temperature, range of state of charge, charging and discharging rates, cycling requirements
  • It's all too hard: when is battery system procurement best handled by specialized engineering firms?
Juha  Karppinen
Juha Karppinen
Development Manager (ESS, Smart Grids & Emobility)
HELEN , Finland
09:40
POWER CONVERSION / BATTERY MANAGEMENT

TOPIC 28
How To Achieve DC Integration Of Batteries In HVDC Transmission Systems For Cost Savings And Flexible Dispatch
  • Adapting HVDC converter station design to connect battery systems
  • Operational benefits for transmission systems and interconnected loads and generators
  • What cost savings can be achieved by avoiding duplicate power conversion equipment?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
10:00
TOPIC 29 MH
Forecasting The Cost Of Power Conversion Systems For Accurate Project Planning
  • Tracking the complexity and capability of power conversion systems over time and anticipating user needs for capable and future-proof battery systems
  • Power conversion and balance of plant costs as a fraction of battery system cost
  • Commodity cells: configuring power conversion systems to permit battery cell replacement from alternative vendors at system mid-life
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
10:00
TOPIC 30 MH
How Can Dispersed Storage Be Managed Or Coordinated To Help The Grid Run As Efficiently As Possible? - Slovenian Transmission System
  • Are existing market signals sufficient to achieve effective coordination of storage with net grid demand?
  • Do usual projections of system adequacy show when and where investment in energy storage would be beneficial?
  • Surveying the available mechanisms for control of dispersed energy storage when suitable market signals are unavailable
Ervin  Planinc
Ervin Planinc
Transmission System Operator Specialist and Lead Project Manager Of SINCRO GRID Project
ELES , Slovenia
10:40
Coffee Break And Exhibition Visit
11:20
TECHNICAL CHALLENGES

TOPIC 31 MH
How To Replace Or Augment Transmission And Distribution Assets With Batteries To Better Manage Two-Way Network Flows
  • Cost-effective integration with STATCOMS and substations
  • Battery cycling requirements for network applications and battery longevity
  • How to ensure that battery reliability is comparable to traditional network assets by instituting an effective maintenance regime
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
11:40
TOPIC 32 MMH
To What Extent Are Protection System Designs Invalidated By Reverse Flows In Networks And How Can Batteries Help?
  • How has protection practices adapted on networks already seeing reverse flows at zone substations?
  • What are the emerging new practices for inverter-connected resources like batteries and can they make networks safer than ever before?
  • When is islanding a good thing and what can be done to prevent unintentional islanding?
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
12:00
TOPIC 33
Using Stationary Batteries To Alleviate Peak Loads On Distribution Networks Supplying Electric Railways
  • Does peak load due to passing trains substantially add to peak customer load?
  • Considering the railway as a dispersed load to determine the size and spacing of batteries to reduce the peak
  • Multipurposing the batteries to provide additional grid and customer services
Applications for this slot are now open - Apply here
12:20
TOPIC 34
Evaluating The Energy Storage Technologies That Can Compete And Overtake Lithium's Dominant Position In New Energy Storage Installations
  • What are the promising electrochemical or other technologies?
  • Key metrics on which other technologies can outperform lithium batteries
  • How customers' performance priorities are developing over time
Ramses Barabino
Ramses Barabino
COO & CTO
ALTEN RENEWABLE ENERGY , Spain
12:40
HYDROGEN

TOPIC 35
Solving The Logistics Of Large-Scale Deployment Of Hydrogen Electrolysis And Storage To Connect Intermittent Renewable Generation
  • Identifying complexities and potential cost blowouts
  • Managing hydrogen and electricity infrastructures in parallel
  • Comparative analysis for remote and urban locations
Raphael  Schoentgen
Raphael Schoentgen
Board Chairman, And CTO,
HYDROGEN EUROPE, ENGIE , France
13:00
Lunch And Exhibition Visit
14:30
MICROGRIDS

TOPIC 36 MH
Transforming Distribution Feeders Into Grid-Connected Microgrids To Make Networks More Resilient
  • Roles for customer storage and utility storage
  • Managing the point of connection as an aggregated load or supply
  • Potential to improve the network's SAIDI and SAIFI performance metrics
Luigi  Lanuzza
Luigi Lanuzza
Head Of Energy Storage & New Business Models
ENEL GREEN POWER , Italy
14:50
TOPIC 37
Stabilizing And Protecting A Microgrid In The Absence Of Rotating Machines
  • Battery and diesel control for diesel hybrid operation where the diesel farm is the primary energy source
  • Protection and control implications of changing to diesel backup operation where renewable energy sources are primary
  • Comparing a rotating machine (synchronous generator, synchronous condenser, or flywheel) with simulated inertia using a battery and its control system
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15:10
Coffee Break and Exhibition Visit
15:50
TOPIC 38 (Panel Session)
Cutting The Wire: When Do The Economics Of Supply Determine That A Community Should Become A Stand-Alone Microgrid?
  • Will the DSO (as repository of necessary skills) continue to manage the community's power supply?
  • Negotiating with customers on quality of supply obligations
  • Allowing for trends in fuel prices, how often will the economics favor low-emission technologies including storage?
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16:30
TOPIC 39
Is Peak Shifting/Lopping More Effectively Done By A General Purpose Storage Technology Or A Specific Energy Shifting Technology Like Flow Batteries?
  • How often is peak shifting the top priority energy storage application for DSOs and by what margin over other applications?
  • To what extent does energy storage system design for multitasking and benefit stacking risk compromising the system's energy shifting performance?
  • Do flow batteries make available their full nameplate capacity for repetitive energy-shift cycling?
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17:00
End Of Large Scale Conference (See Residential Energy Storage Forum Below)



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