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We are Europe’s 1st conference dedicated solely to energy storage since 2010. We have a history of 9 successful Forums in Europe, Asia, and Australia. Past speakers include over 200 different Utilities from 54 Countries as well as Government and Regulator keynote speakers such as: Japan’s ex-Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, UK Govt. Climate Change Activist, Sir David King, Alternative Nobel Prize Winner, the late Dr. Hermann Scheer (Germany). Check out our photos section.

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Our Forum format includes 3 unique features such as an Action Planning session, a Breakfast with the Utilities and a Breakfast with Investors, all within a 5 star Hotel environment. 90% of our programme content is addressed by speakers representing project developers, buyers and end users of storage technologies. This year in Berlin we feature speakers from 38 Utilities, 11 Regulators and 5 EPCs representing 22 countries. We are truly a World Forum. 

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We offer 2 Forums in 1 location covering 60+ brand new researched topics. One 2 day Forum focuses on Residential Applications and The Energy Of Things (8-9 May). Another separate 3 day Forum focuses on Large Scale applications (10-12 May). We are committed to deliver quality driven content through researching and drafting each topic title in our programme before inviting speakers.

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Anna Carolina Tortora

Head of Innovation and Strategy
NATIONAL GRID

Franck Bernard

Director Energy Storage Market Europe SBU
AES

Raphael Shoentgen

Board Chairman - HYDROGEN EUROPE & CTO - ENGIE

Ernesto Ciorra

Head Of Innovation And Sustainability,
ENEL

Matteo Rizzi

Director, Global Sales PV and BESS
NIDEC ASI

Robin McCormick

Director Of Operations, Planning & Innovation, and General Manager,
EIRGRID,SONI

Andy Burgess

Burgess Vice Chair, CEER Distribution Systems Working Group / Associate Partner, Energy Systems
OFGEM & CEER

Etienne Briere

Executive Vice President, Program On Storage, Renewable Energy & Environment
EDF

Bin Guo

Director of Energy Storage Business Development
BYD COMPANY LTD.

Georg Nicolaus Stamatelopoulos

Senior Vice President Generation at EnBW
EnBW

Hannes Seidl

Head Of Energy Systems And Energy Services
DEUTSCHE ENERGIE-AGENTUR - DENA

Alice Zheng

Overseas Market Director
NARADA POWER SOURCE

Johannes Henkel

Head of Energy Market Development,
50HERTZ

Rosario Polito

Head Of Innovation And Storage
TERNA

Adrian Richardson

Head Of Microgeneration
Centrica

Heli Antila

Chief Technology Officer
FORTUM

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Program

Choose from 2 Forums: the 10th Energy Storage World Forum - Large Scale focus (10-12 May)
or the 4th Residential Energy Storage Forum (8-9 May)
10th Large Scale Focus
Day 1 : 10 May 2017
10th Large Scale Focus
Day 2 : 11 May 2017
10th Large Scale Focus
Day 3 : 12 May 2017
4th Residential Forum
Day 1 : 8 May 2017
4th Residential Forum
Day 2 : 9 May 2017

Welcome Address

Davide Bonomi Content Strategy Director Energy Storage World Forum – Produced By Dufresne , Singapore

How To Structure The Business Case For Energy Storage To Give Clarity To DSOs And TSOs Decision Makers

  • 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
Wolfgang Normann
Wolfgang Normann
Vice President, Energy Storage – Batteries
E.ON SE, (Germany)
 

Evaluating The Top Revenue Streams Available For Energy Storage

  • Examining recent experiences recognizing revenue for energy storage
  • Evaluating market drivers for value recognition
  • Determining potential volatility or risk of value streams
Alva Svoboda
Alva Svoboda
Manager, Market Design Integration
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), (USA)
 

How Can System Operators & TSOs Obtain Ancillary Services From Distributed Energy Storage And Improve Grid Resilience

  • Implementing centralized dispatch and local triggering
  • Accessing energy storage resources on both, network side & 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)
 

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?


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11:10

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

Mitigating Risks In Large EPC Projects In Order To Improve Bankability

  • Exploring how vertical integration is a key factor to bankability
  • Achieving project financing by mitigating uncertain legal frameworks and merchant regimes
  • Reviewing lessons learnt from the largest BESS installations in Germany, Italy, France and the UK
Matteo Rizzi
Matteo Rizzi
Director, Global Sales PV and BESS
NIDEC ASI, (Italy)
 

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 & the integration of European electricity markets
Georg Nicolaus Stamatelopoulos
Georg Nicolaus Stamatelopoulos
Senior Vice President Generation at EnBW
EnBW, (German)
 

Storage Projects Are Already Bankable: Lessons Learnt To Mitigate Risks For Investors And Customers

  • Supporting a fair regulatory framework
  • Evaluating risk management ex ante: regulatory barriers/opportunities and perspectives for EMEA Markets
  • Identifying risk management ex post: Integration solution deployment and operation of a BESS
Franck Bernard
Franck Bernard
Director Energy Storage Market Europe SBU
AES, (Netherlands)
 
13:00

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

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)
 

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?
 
Alice Zheng
Alice Zheng
Overseas Market Director
NARADA POWER SOURCE, (China)
 

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)
 
15:45

Coffee & Exhibition Visit

How Can Dispersed Storage Be Managed Or Coordinated To Help The Grid Run As Efficiently As Possible Within The 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 Plancic
Ervin Plancic
System Operation Specialist and Project Manager,
ELES , (Slovenia)
 

PANEL DISCUSSION Comparing Market Rules To Establish A Realistic Ambition For International Harmonization That Facilitates Energy Storage

  • To what extent are energy storage applications the same in all markets?
  • What commonality exists between vertically integrated & unbundled markets?
  • How can transparent valuation be achieved for the services that storage is well suited to provide?
Tudor Constantinescu
Tudor Constantinescu
Principal Advisor to the Director General for Energy
EUROPEAN COMMISSION, (Belgium)
 
Robert O’Rourke
Robert O'Rourke
Manager, Electricity Markets
COMMISSION FOR ENERGY REGULATION - CER, (Ireland)
 
Jesus Serrano Landeros
Jesus Serrano Landeros
Commissioner
ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION - CRE, (Mexico)
 
Hannes Seidl
Hannes Seidl
Head Of Energy Systems And Energy Services
DEUTSCHE ENERGIE-AGENTUR - DENA, (Germany)
 
Andy Burgess
Andy Burgess
Burgess Vice Chair, CEER Distribution Systems Working Group / Associate Partner, Energy Systems
OFGEM & CEER, (United Kingdom)
 

NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

Speakers and delegates will come together within the exhibition area to discuss the day's topics in a more relaxed atmosphere within an exclusive setting at the 5 Star Steigenberger Hotel
 

TSOs Breakfast Session

This invitation-only session is where 15 TSOs will gather to discuss issues that they have been facing in the last year and how to overcome them. For questions please email: news@energystorageforum.com

Welcome Address

Davide Bonomi Content Strategy Director Energy Storage World Forum – Produced By Dufresne , Singapore

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
Rosario Polito
Rosario Polito
Head Of Innovation And Storage
TERNA, (Italy)
 

Launching An Open Database Of Storage Users In Power Systems And Achieving Transparent Performance And Procurement

  • Providing test data enabling manufacturers to optimize their technology
  • Enabling a more realistic mapping of usage & technology, than normative cycles
  • Speeding up the feedback loop, lifetime - comparisons with non-shared data
David Game
David Game
Head Of R&D, Energy Storage
RTE, (France)
 

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 Lannuza
Luigi Lannuza
Head Of Energy Storage & New Business Models
ENEL GREEN POWER, (Italy)
 

Providing Energy Storage In Commercial Buildings – Evaluating Results From The Amsterdam ArenA Stadium And The Wider Utility Grid

  • Introduction to the energy storage solution set-up at the ArenA
  • Demonstrating the multiple use cases for storage when located behind the meter
  • What is required to achieve similar energy storage projects into similar buildings
Louis Shaffer
Louis Shaffer
Distributed Energy Segment Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa Region
EATON, (Switzerland)
 
10:50

COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBITION VISIT

Examining National Grid’s Past Experiences, Current Actions And Future Scenarios For Energy Storage

  • Past: Evaluating EFR Tender and Capacity Auction
  • Present: Examining what National Grid is doing to further promote Energy Storage
  • Future: Examining the role of EESS in the UK
Anna Carolina Tortora
Anna Carolina Tortora
Head of Innovation and Strategy
NATIONAL GRID, (UNITED KINGDOM)
 

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
Alexander Batrakov
Alexander Batrakov
Power and Heat Trading, Strategy and Marketing
OGK-2, (Russia)
 

Driving Energy Storage Standards Through User 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)
 

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
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13:00

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

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 Peters
Bjorn Peters
Managing Director
CONTINENTAL COMMODITY CONSULTING, (Germany)
 

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 & neighboring customers
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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 crossborder cooperation: experience and perspective
Milan Vukasovic
Milan Vukasovic
International Project Manager
AUSTRIAN POWER GRID, (Austria)
 
15:45

Coffee & Exhibition Visit

Evaluating Utility-Scale Solar-Plus-Storage Projects In The States Of Andhra Pradesh And Karnataka In India

  • Sharing requirements in terms of Megawatts and length of storage needed
  • Understanding the type of batteries needed for these projects
  • Describing requests for proposals in India and suggestions for EPCs
Bharath Reddy Yellasiri
Bharath Reddy Yellasiri
Senior Manager
SOLAR ENERGY CORPORATION OF INDIA - SECI, (India)
 

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)
 

BUILDING THE ACTION PLAN AND DRINKS RECEPTION

The “Building The Action Plan” (TM) session is a unique feature of all our Energy Storage World Forums and it is tailored according to the 2017 delegates. This has proven to be an invaluable session that will give you a tangible action list that you can take back to your office thus helping you in your future strategy and technology meetings. Drinks will be served during this session. Find out more on our website.

Breakfast With Investors

This invitation-only session is where 15 TSOs will gather to discuss issues that they have been facing in the last year and how to overcome them. For questions please email: news@energystorageforum.com
Gustavo Coito
Gustavo Coito
Senior Vice President, Energy Storage Infrastructure
SUSI PARTNERS , (Switzerland)
 
Roberto Castiglioni
Roberto Castiglioni
Investment Director
INGENIOUS INFRASTRUCTURE, (UK)
 
Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones
Partner - Energy Storage
EVEROZE, (UK)
 

Welcome Address

Davide Bonomi Content Strategy Director Energy Storage World Forum – Produced By Dufresne , Singapore

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 Shoentgen
Raphael Shoentgen
Board Chairman - HYDROGEN EUROPE & CTO - ENGIE
, (France)
 

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?
Karl-Axel Strang
Karl-Axel Strang
Industrial Strategy Advisor
ENEDIS, (France)
 

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
 
Carolin Funk
Carolin Funk
COO
FREEWIRE TECHNOLOGIES, (USA)
 

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)
 
11:10

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

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)
 

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 & allowing for degradation
  • Documenting the relationship between $/MW, $/MWh (capacity), and $/MWh (lifetime throughput)
Etienne Briere
Etienne Briere
Executive Vice President, Program On Storage, Renewable Energy & Environment
EDF, (France)
 

Developing Fast-Responding Energy Storage Systems, 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?
Catalin Chimirel
Catalin Chimirel
Director Of New Technologies,
TRANSELECTRICA, (Romania)
 
13:00

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

PANEL SESSION. Can EPCs Build And Manage Storage Facilities All On Their Own?

  • To what extent do EPCs currently have all the knowledge necessary for building and managing energy storage facilities reliably?
  • Examining 3 key lessons learnt from latest configurations
  • What kind of partnerships are EPCs looking for?
  • What are the best energy storage technologies that EPCs need and why?
Logan Goldie-Scot
Logan Goldie-Scot
Head of Energy Storage Analysis
Bloomberg New Energy Finance, (UK)
 
Franck Girard
Franck Girard
Chairman & Managing Director
NIDEC, (France)
 
Siddhartha Sengupta
Siddhartha Sengupta
President-Engineering
VIKRAM SOLAR, (India)
 

Upgrading A Standard Grid Throward A Microgrid, Upgrading Protection And Automation Principles

  • What changes are requested to standard grids in order to enable microgrid functionalities?
  • How standard secondary substations should evolve in a smart grid paradigm enabling storage as a grid asset?
  • How can clients contribute with flexibility in emergency situations?
15:45

Coffee & Exhibition Visit

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 & benefit stacking risk compromising the system's energy shifting performance?
  • Do flow batteries make available their full nameplate capacity for repetitive energy-shift cycling?
 
Luis Manuel Santos Moro
Luis Manuel Santos Moro
Chief of Innovation & Continual Improvement
EDP, (Spain)
 

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)
 

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)
 
17:45

End Of Large Scale Applications Forum.

Welcome Address

Davide Bonomi
Content Strategy Director
Energy Storage World Forum – Produced By Dufresne , Singapore

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?
Pierre-Guy Therond
Pierre-Guy Therond
Head Of Technologies
EDF EN, (France)
 

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)
 

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 & storage?
Donald McPhail
Donald McPhail
Senior Network Strategy and Policy Engineer,
ENERGY QUEENSLAND, (Australia)
 

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
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11:10

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

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
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION, (United States)
 

Examining The Potential For Residential Customers To Host Energy Storage Operated By DSOs

  • What options are relevant for the DSO with respect to the interaction with consumers?
  • How can DSOs create business models with energy storage?
  • What vendor partnerships and control systems, are already being trialled by DSOs for energy storage on the customer side?
Stefan Nykamp
Stefan Nykamp
Head Of Innovation Management - Grid Storage
WESTNETZ, (Germany)
 

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?
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13:00

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

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?
Sam Wilkinson
Sam Wilkinson
Senior Researcher, Solar and Energy Storage
IHS MARKIT, (United Kingdom)
 

The Dual Role Of Residential Storage: Grid Management Support Through Flexibility And DSM In Market Participation And Prosumer Cost Optimization

  • What are the current challenges towards large scale and residential integration of energy storage?
  • How to transition from Use Cases technical validation towards complete technical-economic analysis of energy storage?
  • From Large Scale to Prosumer: What are the main business models for energy storage on different levels of integration?
Ricardo Jorge Santos
Ricardo Jorge Santos
Energy Storage Expert
EDP, (Portugal)
 

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)
 
15:45

Coffee Break & Exhibition

Examining ROI Of Storage By Examining Results From Residential PV Application With Batteries

  • What services did the batteries provide?
  • 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)
 

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?
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Andreea Strachinescu
Andreea Strachinescu
Head of Unit C2 - New Energy Technologies, Innovation and Clean Coal EUROPEAN COMMISSION
EUROPEAN COMMISSION, (Belgium)
 
Veli-Pekka Saajo
Veli-Pekka Saajo
Director
ENERGY AUTHORITY, (Finland)
 
Oytun Alici
Oytun Alici
Head of Group – Electricity Market Department
ENERGY MARKET REGULATORY AUTHORITY, (Turkey)
 
Mihai Paun
Mihai Paun
Vice-President
ROMANIAN ENERGY CENTRE – CRE, (Romania)
 
Cedric Thoma
Cedric Thoma
Green Technologies Policy Officer
MINISTRY FOR ECOLOGY, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ENERGY, (France)
 

NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

Speakers and delegates will come together within the exhibition area to discuss the day's topics in a more relaxed atmosphere within an exclusive setting at the 5 Star Steigenberger Hotel
08:00

DSOs Breakfast Session

Welcome Address

Davide Bonomi Content Strategy Director Energy Storage World Forum – Produced By Dufresne , Singapore

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)
 

Examining A Distributed Energy Source System Based On EVs

  • Challenging paradigms of an EV by using open innovation
  • Discussing the implications of shifting the perspective of a EVs as just 'vehicles'  
  • Distributed energy source system based on EVs; a real use case: Enel V2G project
Ernesto Ciorra
Ernesto Ciorra
Head Of Innovation And Sustainability,
ENEL, (Italy)
 

How To Use The Flexibility Of Residential Systems Inside A Virtual Power Plant

  • Achieving optimum design a home energy management system including Solar PV, Storage and Heating
  • How to achieve optimal control of the energy components of a home to maximize ROI
  • Overcoming the shortcomings of currently available systems
Michael Koller
Michael Koller
Energy Storage Specialist
EKZ, (Switzerland)
 

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
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11:10

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

How Will Customers And Utilities Benefit From Residential Energy Storage in Local Energy Systems?

  • How are local energy systems being set up in urban subdivisions and in buildings including refurbished buildings?
  • What are the benefits to the developer, the market players and what are the points of interaction with the local utility?
  • How are local energy systems managed and what does this imply for DSO processes in relation to the energy market?
John Hodemaekers
John Hodemaekers
Project Leader Of Hoog Dalem Project, Innovation Manager
STEDIN, (Netherlands)
 

Examining ENGIE Experience In Residential Energy Storage In France

  • How to innovate in residential storage systems when electricity prices are quite low?
  • To what extent can a residential storage offer be resilient to any change in the regulation?
  • How to achieve cost effectiveness by standardisation?
Leo Benichou
Leo Benichou
Business Development Distributed Energy & Generation at Home
ENGIE (FRANCE), (France)
 

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 to 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?
 
Bin Guo
Bin Guo
Director of Energy Storage Business Development
BYD COMPANY LTD., (China)
 
13:00

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

Evaluating The Latest Research In Next Gen Integration Of Battery Energy Storage And DER Technologies: Case Studies From California

  • Evolution and forward roadmap of residential battery storage technology
  • California’s first zero net energy community: actual 2016 data from smart, connected homes: PV, Battery Storage, Demand Response, EV (Southern California Edison, California Public Utilities Commission)
  • Next gen battery system deployment of energy storage: demonstrating value to customer, DSO and TSO – Pacifica Gas & Electric, California Energy Commission, Sonoma Unified School District
Nicholas Tumilowicz
Nicholas Tumilowicz
Principal Manager, Grid Integration Of Distributed Energy Resources
ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE – EPRI, (United States)
 

Evaluating The Results From 60 Households With Solar PV And Reducing Average Peak Household Grid Load

  • Sharing results from providing balancing services and load shifting
  • Evaluating the business case
  • What is the ideal maintenance regime for battery energy storage to maintain full functionality over its service life?
Adrian Richardson
Adrian Richardson
Head Of Microgeneration
Centrica, (United Kingdom)
 

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 & particular solar feed-in tariffs?
Ilker Dursun
Ilker Dursun
Energy Storage Expert, R&D Manager Head Of R&D
BEDAS, (TURKEY)
 
Ali Özgün Çetin
Ali Özgün Çetin
R & D Engineer
BEDAS, (Istanbul)
 
15:50

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit Ex

CrowdNett, The First Dutch VPP. Selling Home Storage As Mobile Phones: Focus On Customer Demand And Community Aspects

  • What features would customers like to have in new “energy plus storage” plans?
  • How will energy retailers benefit from Virtual Power Plants
  • How to be profitable in balancing services and roll out considering customer demands and technology aspects
Ronald Bohte
Ronald Bohte
Manager Energy Storage
ENECO, (Netherlands)
 

Evaluating Energy Storage In The Retail Sector In Order To Achieve Flexibility In Energy Demand Side Management.

  • What scale of retail stores warrants a business case for energy storage in retail chains?
  • How does energy storage in retail chains differ from other applications?
  • What are some of the challenges facing the implementation of energy storage in retail chains?
Olaf Schulze
Olaf Schulze
Director Energy Management
METRO GROUP, (Germany)
 
17:20

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