ATTENTION ! Change Of Forum Dates: 23-24-25 April, Berlin

 The 3 Forum Days will now take place on 23-24-25 April. Please update your calendars now to avoid confusion and delete the previous dates of 16-17-18 April. The 2 Pre-Forum Workshops will now take place on Monday 22nd April whilst the 2 Post-Forum Workshops on Friday the 26th April. The best Hotel in Berlin that would suit the needs of our delegates and exhibitors is available on the 23-24-25 April so we had to change the conference dates. Apologies for any confusion!

Yes we will still be in the great city of Berlin and the hotel is the 5 star Kempinski Hotel which is in the west side of the city. It’s 600 metres from the Gedächtniskirche Church and Berlin Zoo, it’s also in a well known street full of life with bars and restaurants and very close to the underground thus in less than about 15 minutes you should be able to reach the famous Bradenburg Gate.

Our webmaster has update our website, if you still see the old dates of 16-18 April somewhere on our website we apologise for the confusion, the dates are definetly 23-25 April 2013.

Our team here at Dufresne are looking forward to seeing you all in Berlin!


The new programme with all the speakers and topic titles is now available for download. It features 17 utilities/TSOs/ DSOs and 7 regulators from 7 different countries including Asia, Europe and Africa. With over 40 different topic titles and 50 speakers we are confident that pretty much all aspects of energy storage will be covered ! 

If you want to know more about this and other topics directly from end users of energy storage technologies join us at one of these annual events: The Energy Storage World Forum (Grid Scale Applications), or The Residential Energy Storage Forum, or one of our Training Courses.


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Ultracapacitor UPS (U-UPS) for voltage dips and micro-interruptions

Power interruptions are the most frequent power supply problems with wide-ranging consequences for industry. The causes of these interruptions include short-circuits in the distribution grid, lightning strikes, the connection and disconnection of power plants as well as volatile energy producers such as wind and solar. Because technologies and production processes are becoming increasingly complex, the…

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