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13th Energy Storage World Forum

Virtual Conference; Large Scale | Residential | C&I

25 - 27 November 2020, ONLINE (AEST)
25 - 27 November 2020
Online
7TH Residential Energy Storage Forum 2020

Evaluating The Value Of Grid Connected VS Residential Battery Energy Storage

  • Analysing the benefits of grid-side utility-owned batteries against behind-the-meter household batteries
  • Assessing the business case for grid-side or community batteries 
  • What regulatory changes are necessary to integrate more battery energy storage solutions into the market & what are the benefits to consumers? 
Warwick Forster
Warwick Forster
Managing Director
APOGEE, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Installing Grid-Scale BESS In Order To Reduce Electricity Prices And Provide Critical System Balancing Services

  • Providing flexible generation to meet peak demand thus placing downward pressure on electricity prices
  • Increasing the value of revenue streams captured through the grid connected battery 
  • Overcoming the barriers to maximising value gained from installing grid-scale BESS
 
James Miller-Randle
James Miller-Randle
Acting General Manager
ENERGY QUEENSLAND, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: How To Reduce Cost And Educate Customers To Accelerate Adoption Of Residential Energy Storage Within A Continuously Changing Technology Environment 

  • Examining methods used to accurately predict potential cost-savings and return on investment for customers 
  • Understanding customer motivation and capacity to provide network support services from their energy storage assets 
  • Educating customers about the long-term benefits of residential energy storage and understanding which marketing messages are working best with consumers so far 
Mark Di Iorio
Mark Di Iorio
Product Development Manager
ORIGIN ENERGY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Developing Clear Pricing Structures, Network Access And Connection Agreements To Improve The Efficiency Of Residential Energy Storage Systems 

  • Introducing reliable third party aggregators to offer demand response in the National Energy Market (NEM) 
  • Designing a suitable pricing structure for third party aggregators to leverage on 
  • Enhancing the impacts of coordinated battery activity in sections of the network through a combination of pricing and control
Ed Chan
Ed Chan
Director
AUSTRALIAN ENERGY MARKET
COMMISSION
, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Identifying Improvements To The Regulatory Arrangements For Participation Of Grid-Scale Energy Storage In The National Electricity Market (NEM)

  • Increasing transparency and exchange of information between the NEM and large-scale energy storage developers and investors
  • Amending definitions and terms to allow bi-directional facilities and a mix of technologies to be connected to the grid
  • Analysing the resulting benefits and costs of the proposed arrangements so far
Michelle Norris
Michelle Norris
Manager - Market Change Team
AUSTRALIAN ENERGY MARKET
OPERATOR
, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Residential Battery Energy Storage System In Reducing Peak Demand On The Network Under Various Operating And Environmental Conditions

  • Measuring the network demand reduction potential from installing battery energy storage systems in residential premises
  • Optimising battery dispatch to maximise network support
  • Identifying the cost benefit to a customer under different tariff structures
 
Romele Constantino
Romele Constantino
Non-Network Solutions Engineer
ENDEAVOUR ENERGY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Deploying Grid-Scale Hybrid Energy Storage Systems To Enable A More Flexible And Responsive Electricity Grid

  • Combining the strengths of li-ion batteries with vanadium redox flow batteries to meet complex demands of multiple uses while extending the lifespan
  • Using smart software to manage the different applications of the system to reduce strain on the grid and allow it to accomodate more renewables
  • Analysing the proposed business models for hybrid energy storage systems and its effectiveness in unlocking new opportunities for consumers and market providers
   
Louis Salisbury
Louis Salisbury
Innovation & Commercial Analyst
ESSENTIAL ENERGY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Combining Demand Management Technologies With Electric Vehicle (EV) Chargers To Support The Grid And New Residential Energy Storage Applications

  • Examining the potential safety hazards related to installing EV chargers in homes 
  • Analysing the functionalities provided by controllable EV chargers and how to encourage increased uptake
  • Collecting data on customer charging patterns to make decisions on future programs and rates 
 
Kristian Handberg
Kristian Handberg
Lead Electric Vehicles
AGL ENERGY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Maximising The Value Of Renewable Energy Sources By Integrating Co-Located Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS)

  • Identifying possible use cases and revenue streams that co-located BESS can tap into
  • Determining the most profitable value stack and quantifying potential earnings
  • Regulatory recommendations that could help to increase the value that co-located BESS can generate
James Boyle
James Boyle
Asset Development Manager
MERIDIAN ENERGY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

C&I:Examining The Energy Needs Of Mining Operations and Identifying The Best Energy Options

  • Analysing energy consumption patterns and key technical requirements of energy options
  • Identifying the main barriers for integrating renewables and energy storage in mining facilities
  • How can these barriers be addressed? What alternative solutions are mines considering?
Neil Foster
Neil Foster
Group Sustainability Manager
ILUKA RESOURCES, (Australia)
 

Utility: Overcoming Technical And Economic Barriers Of High Penetration Of Distributed Energy Resources By Introducing Intelligent Distributed Energy Systems

  • Using remote monitoring and control of DER devices to unlock greater value for customers and networks
  • Examining trends and opportunities for small scale residential battery energy storage systems 
  • Understanding customer attitudes and acceptance of DER coordination to inform new retail products and models
Andrew Blaver
Andrew Blaver
Manager Energy Transition
HORIZON POWER, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Identifying Key Areas That Will Contribute To A Smooth Transition To Renewables And Corresponding Large-Scale Storage Investment Priorities In 2021 And Beyond

  • Demonstrating the importance of competitiveness in the renewable energy technology space and strategising investments in large-scale energy storage 
  • Examining all other factors that affect investment decisions
  • Developing a priority order for investing in renewable energy and storage in the next year and beyond
Dan Sturrock
Dan Sturrock
Director
AUSTRALIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY
AGENCY
, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Developing New Algorithms To Identify And Ease Congestion Within The Distribution Network

  • Calculating and publishing operating envelopes for distributed energy resources (DER) in the distribution network
  • Aligning with, and building on top of standards
  • Addressing platform scalability – data and algorithms
Benjamin Weise
Benjamin Weise
CTO - Battery Storage & Grid Integration Program
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Comparing The Effectiveness Of Different Solutions To Integrate More Distributed Energy Resources (DER) IntoThe Grid

  • Demonstrating the issues faced by distribution networks operators in maintaining security and quality of supply caused by increasing DER
  • Assessing a number of solutions including battery energy storage to facilitate the integration of DER into the network
  • Performing a cost-benefit analysis of those solutions and providing recommendations for distribution networks operators & governments
Olivier Lacroix
Olivier Lacroix
CEO
ENEA CONSULTING, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Examining The Energy Storage Market Development And Technological Requirements For South Australia To Reach The 100% Renewable Energy Target By 2030

  • Investigating the needs for storage to support increasing renewable energy developments and retirement of conventional generators by 2030
  • Forecasting the resulting lithium-ion battery investment for the next 10 years
  • Applying this methodology beyond Australia to understand the needs for storage in other countries with goals of reaching 100% renewable energy in the future
Henry Nguyen
Henry Nguyen
Power System Planning Engineer
ELECTRANET, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Developing Dynamic Export Limits For Residential Energy Storage Systems That Respond To Changes In The Network In Real Time

  • Examining existing approaches to managing network capacity constraints
  • Using real-time data and creating a standard platform where the amount of renewable energy inputs can be maximised
  • Analysing requirements of Distributed Network Service Providers (DNSP) and other stakeholders in implementing dynamic export limits
James Brown
James Brown
Future Networks Engineer
SA POWER NETWORKS, (AUSTRALIA)
 

C&I: Evaluating The Results From Installing 1 MWh Behind-The-Meter Energy Storage System On A University Campus With 20 Buildings 

  • Examining the system design of the first and largest hybrid energy storage system in Australia
  • Developing a platform to control a wide range of distributed energy resources, including 1 MWh energy storage across 20 buildings
  • Understanding and quantifying the value gained from installing behind the-meter storage and how it can be deployed to the rest of the state 
Andrew Pintar
Andrew Pintar
Manager Microgrid Strategy & Commercialisation
MONASH UNIVERSITY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Reducing Constraints And Increasing Revenue Generated By Allowing Grid Connected Batteries To Participate In Energy Arbitrage and Ancillary Services

  • Overcoming challenges faced in allowing the BESS to transition from grid-connected to islanded operation
  • Examining possible methods of maximising arbitrage value captured by the system
  • Evaluating the benefits of deploying grid-connected batteries ones by the Network Service Providers and recommendations for future collaborations
David Moretto
David Moretto
General Manager Integrated Portfolio Planning
AGL ENERGY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Enabling Open “Plug and Play” Capabilities For Distributed Energy Resources To Integrate With New Energy Markets

  • Developing harmonised open communication protocols 
  • Allowing seamless connection of batteries from all manufacturers to any digital platform 
  • Discussing the provision of innovative services to enable easy upgrades of existing systems
 
Justin Harding
Justin Harding
Manager Network Innovation
AUSNET SERVICES, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Building A Flexible Business Model That Allows Energy Storage Assets To Perform Multiple Use Cases Simultaneously

  • Introducing adaptive control as a key component to make battery storage more commercially viable
  • Identifying the most profitable and feasible combination of revenue streams
  • Establishing a priority order in which multiple tasks are executed in a manner that yields the highest reward to a BESS operator
Adrian Panow
Adrian Panow
Director Deakin Energy
DEAKIN UNIVERSITY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Understanding And Overcoming The Risks Of Installing Residential Energy Storage Systems 

  • Evaluating different battery chemistries and the different requirements for installation, operation and maintenance 
  • Identifying the potential threats & hazards of installing batteries in households
  • Developing an industry wide consensus on how to manage those risks, including training emergency responders on how to manage residential energy storage related hazards
Tim Moore
Tim Moore
Senior Engineer
COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Analysing Fast Evolving Trends And Pricing Patterns In The National Electricity Market (NEM) & Implications For Future Large-Scale Battery Projects

  • Examining updated pricing conditions in the wholesale energy and frequency control ancillary services (FCAS) markets
  • How can batteries co-optimise operations in energy and FCAS markets to maximise profitability?
  • Evaluating the performance of existing large-scale batteries and identifying future revenue opportunities in the NEM use cases for lithium-ion batteries
Marija Petkovic
Marija Petkovic
Managing Director
ENERGY SYNAPSE, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Analysing Results From Deploying Stand-Alone Power Systems (SPS) To Supply Reliable And Cost-Effective Electricity In Rural Areas

  • Comparing the cost of deploying SPS to the cost of network augmentation required to supply power in rural regions
  • Investigating ways to reduce costs of installing and maintaining SPS over their full lifetime
  • Recommended regulatory frameworks to support the deployment of SPS in Western Australia
Margot Hammond
Margot Hammond
Stand-Alone Power Systems Manager
WESTERN POWER, (Australia)
 

Utility: Customer Choice: Comparing The Business Case For Distribution Community Batteries VS Orchestrated Residential Behind-The-Meter Batteries Based On The Western Australian Experience 

  • Examining case studies of community batteries in the South West Interconnected System and the customer value proposition 
  • Evaluating the ability of each business model to access value streams
  • Identifying risks for providers and customers of each business model 
James Giblin
James Giblin
New Energy Delivery Manager
SYNERGY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

C&I – MANUFACTURING PLANT: Optimising The Power Design And Costs For The Manufacturing High Purity Electrolytic Manganese Metal Using Renewable Energy Sources

  • Examining energy consumption and costs related to producing high purity manganese
  • Maximising the economics of producing high purity manganese by  combining wind and solar - How will incorporating energy storage affect this process?
  • Investigating ways to extend the decarbonisation process to the production of other materials
Justin Brown
Justin Brown
Executive Director
ELEMENT 25, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Developing A Suite Of Software Tools And Applications In Order To Understand The Best Technology Solutions For The Grid Of The Future

  • How to collect insights for each customer group to create accurate energy profiles
  • Determining the shape of the future electricity grid in order to establish short-term and long-term network investment plans
  • Identifying opportunities for new technology solutions that have shown promise in supplying end-users more efficiently
       
Janica Lukas
Janica Lukas
Distribution Grid Strategy Manager
WESTERN POWER, (Australia)
 

PANEL DISCUSSION: Standard AS/NZS 5139: Do The Safety Precautions Taken Outweigh The Restrictions And Additional Costs Incurred In The Installation Process? 

    • Examining standard AS/NZS 5139, its usefulness and implications on the residential energy storage industry - battery companies, installers, consumers 
    • Analysing the restrictions that the standard poses on existing households and how to overcome them 
    • How does this standard compare to installation rules overseas? 
Applications for this slot are still open - Apply Now! (parveena@energystorageforum.com)
Tim Moore
Tim Moore
Senior Engineer
COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION, (AUSTRALIA)
 
Johan Van Zyl
Johan Van Zyl
Solar & Storage Trainer
CANBERRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CIT), (AUSTRALIA)
 
Anne Pellegrino
Anne Pellegrino
Founder
PELLEGREEN, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Designing A Financial Mechanism That Overcomes Barriers To Environmental Upgrades Including Split Incentive Between Landlords And Tenants 

  • Examining the installation rate of distributed energy resources in rented properties. How can financing be organised for landlords and tenants of these properties? 
  • Developing a flexible, long term loan to lower upfront costs & increase the return on investment from energy storage solutions 
  • What are the auxiliary, soft and hard costs associated with building upgrade projects that need to be funded?
Scott Bocskay
Scott Bocskay
CEO
SUSTAINABLE AUSTRALIA FUND, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Customer Choice: The Business Case For Shared Distribution Level Batteries & Identifying Key Challenges in a Vertically Disintegrated Energy Sector 

  • Evaluating the ability of a shared asset to dynamically access multiple value streams
  • Assessing wider customer benefits of shared batteries as an equitable and scalable storage solution 
  • Identifying key regulatory issues for the business model in a gross pool market such as the National Electricity Market (NEM)
Felix Keck
Felix Keck
Strategy Manager
AUSGRID, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Evaluating The Role Of Distribution Network Visibility In Active Management Of Distributed Energy Resources In The Grid 

  • Increasing network hosting capacity of DERs by maximising their participation in energy, ancillary and network services markets 
  • Active management of the network to optimise the utilisation of the assets and DER
  • Supporting the increased uptake of DERs without the need for major investment in network augmentation 
   
Daniel Eghbal
Daniel Eghbal
Manager Future Network Strategy
ENERGY QUEENSLAND, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Maintaining Distribution Network Stability While Introducing More Distributed Energy Resources Into The Grid 

  • How to aggregate DERs into separate, meaningful groups that can be easily manipulated 
  • Disseminating charging and discharging schedules of batteries to obtain maximum efficiency for households without threatening grid stability 
  • Achieving a fully secure end to end system integration of different appliances and storage applications
Eddie Thanavelil
Eddie Thanavelil
Demand Side Innovation Engineer
EVOENERGY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Evaluating Potential Business Models For The Production Of 100% Green Hydrogen Through Electrolysis – Can It Compete In Grid Storage And Balancing?

  • Assessing the competitive landscape for grid storage and balancing
  • How can hydrogen compete?
  • Understanding the requirements to realise the potential business models
Joshua Moran
Joshua Moran
Commercial Manager Renewable Gas
JEMENA, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Evaluating Which Business Models Will Shorten Energy Storage Payback Periods To Match Those Of Solar PV Panels 

  • Addressing the high upfront costs of energy storage systems  
  • Analysing business models that will lower the upfront costs of installing batteries 
  • Examining how current rebate schemes can be improved to reduce upfront costs of installing energy storage systems in residential/commercial properties
Ben Lovell
Ben Lovell
Managing Director
Living Energy, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Making Smart Investment Decisions In A Constantly Evolving Energy Market 

  • What factors must be considered when investing in new energy technology and/or developments 
  • Managing investment risk in such a rapidly evolving energy landscape 
  • Predicting energy market trends for the next 5 years 
Tim Buckley
Tim Buckley
Director of Energy Finance Studies
Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Utility: Utilizing Renewable Energy Storage In The Form Of Renewable Gases Like Hydrogen And Bio-Methane To Provide Renewable Energy On Demand For Residential Customers 

  • Developing processes to store renewably generated energy in existing network infrastructure without further investment or network augmentation
  • Testing intermittent and variable energy conversion of renewable gas, providing on-demand energy in the gas distribution network
  • Comparing the energy efficiency of gases like hydrogen and biomethane in storage solutions to standard residential batteries 
Mike Davis
Mike Davis
Network Innovation Manager
JEMENA, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Structuring Long-Term Contracts And Financing Large-Scale Energy Storage Projects Within A Fast Paced Technological Environment

  • Identifying long-term revenue streams that battery energy storage systems (BESS) can tap into
  • Investigating possible feed-in-tariff and debt financing arrangements and will support further deployment of BESS in Australia
  • Exploring alternative market structures that will reap long-term benefits for renewables and energy storage deployment
Peter Davis
Peter Davis
Partner
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Improving The Overall Sustainability Of Renewables & Storage By Optimising Reuse & Recycling Pathways To Offset The Demand For Crucial Minerals

  • Identifying & predicting the demand of key metals for energy storage technologies
  • Assessing the opportunities for material substitution, reuse and recycling to offset demand
  • Maximising the reuse of batteries and improving recycling methods and rates to recover a wider range and volume of materials
Nick Florin
Nick Florin
Research Director
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Analysing Current Government Programs, Policy Developments and Initiatives and Their Effectiveness in Increasing Deployment Of Energy Storage Systems 

  • Evaluating the latest policy developments in the area of battery storage
  • Examining available government initiatives and how they reduce the cost of energy storage systems
  • Establishing a common framework to identify the most effective incentive programs
Anne Pellegrino
Anne Pellegrino
Founder
PELLEGREEN, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Examining The New South Wales Energy Policy And Renewable Action Plan And What Must Be Done To Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions

  • Analysing the carbon emissions trend in Australia and determining how the NSW new energy policy & renewable energy plan addresses this trend 
  • Identifying the largest contributors to carbon emissions in Australia and how they can be tackled 
  • Developing an action plan for how individuals and organisations can help reduce emissions more rapidly
Barbara Albert
Barbara Albert
Co-CEO
100% RENEWABLES , (AU)
 

Reducing Business Costs And Emissions By Integrating Solar With Load Management And Storage 

  • Understanding the scope of energy storage & load management for SMEs 
  • Evaluating the financial paybacks for load control and energy storage 
  • Identifying technical, financial and/or policy barriers to optimising renewable energy and load management
Dani Alexander
Dani Alexander
Research Principal
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY (UTS), (AUSTRALIA)
 

PANEL SESSION: What Are The Main Challenges Faced By The Commercial Property Sector In The Uptake Of Battery Energy Storage And How To Overcome Them?

  • Identifying barriers to installing batteries in office buildings
  • Conducting a risk assessment on the installation of batteries in office buildings
  • Recommendations for regulators, suppliers and commercial property developers that will help to increase the uptake of batteries in office buildings

 

 

 

 

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