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Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Julian Jansen
Julian Jansen
Associate Director
IHS Markit, (UK)
 

Analysing What New Business Models Are Possible For Energy Storage – A Regulator’s Perspective

  • Analysing the right economic and pricing models
  • Examining the policies that will provide compensation and incentives to utilities
  • Developing rate structures that minimise average costs of the system
Tudor Constantinescu
Tudor Constantinescu
Principal Advisor To The Director General For Energy
European Commission, (Belgium)
 

UTILITY: Decarbonising The Energy Sector Using Future Integrated Energy Systems With More Intermittency, Flexibility And Coupled Infrastructures

  • Examining the future energy infrastructure with coupled energy sectors and chances due to digitalization
  • Combining individual energy sectors (electricity, heat, mobility) to maximise the efficient use of intermittent renewable energy
  • Using small-scale flexibility, battery energy storage systems and power-to-x technologies in order to minimize the need of network development
Friedrich Kunz
Friedrich Kunz
Advisor Market Development
TENNET, (GERMANY)
 

UTILITY: Case Study And Results: Ensuring Independence Of The Ukrainian Power Systems And The Transition Into More Renewables In New Caledonia

  • Analysis of electricity mix, main challenges to overcome and replacing conventional generation with battery storage to optimize Renewable Energy System (RES) penetration
  • Modeling energy management strategies and role for dynamic system stability
  • Calculating the best technical options and battery capacity that will provide the highest cost efficiency
Eric Morelle
Eric Morelle
Project Manager
RTE INTERNATIONAL, (FRANCE)
 

Energy Transition: Understanding And Resolving Technical Challenges Affecting Utilities Through Storage Solutions

  • Identifying the risks impacting utilities including the intermittent nature of renewable energy and the vulnerability of energy infrastructure
  • Analysing technology issues and applications (renewable integration, energy shifting, renewables curtailment avoidance, frequency response)
  • Ensuring availability & reliability of storage technologies, scalability and cost-efficiencies
Daniel Greten
Daniel Greten
Head of Sales - Overseas Storage
TRINA SOLAR , (Germany)
 

UTILITY: How To Integrate More Solar + Storage Installations Into Distribution Grids Using Autonomous Power Control For PV And Storage

  • Determining need for active and reactive power control during drive for intermittent power generation
  • Examining strategies for independent and simultaneous control of active and reactive power
  • Comparing technical requirements and field performance of autonomous active and reactive power control
David Safar
David Safar
Member of Board of Directors
E.ON, (Czech Republic )
 

UTILITY: Improving Forecasting And Decision-Aid Tools To Accurately Predict And Manage High Volumes Of Renewable Energy Generation

  • Identifying requirements for forecasting technologies to enable near 100% RES penetration
  • Streamlining the process of getting optimal value from data and forecasts
  • Utilising energy storage to flatten forecasting errors
Ricardo Santos
Ricardo Santos
Associate Director Innovation Department
EDP , (Portugal)
 
Simon Camal
Simon Camal
Research Engineer
ARMINES MINES PARISTECH, (France)
 

CASE STUDY: Analysing How Energy Storage Systems (ESS) Equipped With Mature Controls Can Be Used To Deliver Grid-Forming Capabilities

  • How to use AI and real-time data analytics to optimise the technical and commercial performance of batteries with energy management technology
  • Understanding the benefits of machine learning for the intelligent management of large-scale ESS for multi-application solutions
  • Evaluating results from hybridised energy storage deployments providing crucial capacity across Germany and the UK
Jan Andersson
Jan Andersson
Market Development Manager
WÄRTSILÄ , (FINLAND)
 

C&I: Evaluating The New Value Opportunities That Renewables And Energy Storage Bring To Aluminium Smelting

  • Fort William Case Study: Analysing the revenue model of an aluminium smelter powered by 100% renewable energy
  • Examining changing wholesale energy costs and how that impacts aluminium manufacturing
  • Evaluating the potential ROI and environmental impact from investments in renewable energy and recycling and casting facilities
Steven Edwards
Steven Edwards
Power Business Development
SIMEC GROUP , (UK)
 

UTILITY: Increasing The Operating Flexibility Of Energy Supply And Ancillary Services By Integrating A Thermal Energy Storage System In A Combined Cycle Gas Power Plant

  • Developing an innovative thermal storage system to be installed in a combined cycle gas power plant
  • Assessing the capabilities of this system in providing flexible energy supply and ancillary services to the grid
  • Comparing the benefits provided such as load shifting and increased ramp up/down speeds to those of traditional storage systems
Pasquale Salza
Pasquale Salza
Head of Long Duration Storage & Hybrid Systems
ENEL, (ITALY)
 

UTILITY: Evaluating Potential Business Models For The Production Of 100% Green Hydrogen Through Electrolysis And Its Effectiveness In Storing Surplus Power And Grid Balancing

  • Analysing the expected market perspectives and new hydrogen value chain
  • How to select appropriate customer segments that will lead to higher adoption rates?
  • Facilitating distribution of decentralized generation by using hydrogen storage for re-electrification
Wolfgang Pell
Wolfgang Pell
Group Representative Innovation Participation
VERBUND, ( Austria)
 

UTILITY: Utilising Liquid Ammonia For Cost-Effective Storage And Distribution Of Large Quantities Of Renewable Energy

  • Assessing the role of ammonia as a hydrogen carrier at large scale compared to other technologies
  • Optimising the ammonia decomposition process
  • Defining key markets and commercialisation pathways for using liquid ammonia to store and distribute renewable energy
Camel Makhloufi
Camel Makhloufi
Key Expert Hydrogen Lab
ENGIE, (FRANCE)
 

PANEL DISCUSSION: 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
Nelson Nsitem
Nelson Nsitem
Decentralized Energy Analyst
BLOOMBERGNEF, (UK)
 
Till Brüggemann
Till Brüggemann
BU Solar & Battery
VATTENFALL, (Germany)
 
Tancredi Peraino
Tancredi Peraino
Project Manager - Hybrid Power Systems
AKUO ENERGY, (FRANCE)
 
Julian Jansen
Julian Jansen
Associate Director
IHS Markit, (UK)
 

Chairman Opening Address

Julian Jansen
Julian Jansen
Associate Director
IHS Markit, (UK)
 

UTILITY: How Will Second Life Batteries Compete With First Life Battery Energy Storage Systems?

  • Building a business model that ensures second life batteries always have a lower cost than the falling prices of first life batteries
  • Examining all possible uses of second life batteries and making sure its cost is justified by the services provided
  • Ensuring a secure supply of used batteries, a capable and efficient production line and proper supply chain to deliver second life batteries to the masses
Dr. Julian Marschewski
Dr. Julian Marschewski
Strategic Development
RWE GENERATION SE, (GERMANY)
 

UTILITY: Investigating The Techno-Economic Viability Of Integrating Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) In The Interconnected Systems For Operating Reserves Or Providing Services To The Grid

  • Analysing large scale BESS integration on interconnected islands for operating reserves
  • Understanding how large scale BESS can optimise the provision of grid services
  • Establishing TSO/DSO coordination for the participation of BESS in the TSO ancillary services markets. What are the benefits for a TSO?
Marios Sousounis
Marios Sousounis
Research Engineer
ADMIE, (GREECE)
 

Investigating Global Stationary Energy Storage Market Trends And Recent Lithium-Ion Battery Projects Deployed In US & Europe

  • Examining recent lithium-ion projects in key markets such as a 55MWh deployment in USA & 20MWh deployment in Europe
  • Analysing recent developments and identifying future opportunities in the lithium iron phosphate battery market
  • Long-term market trends and opportunities for Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries
Yi Dai
Yi Dai
Marketing Director
NARADA ENERGY NETWORK, (China)
 

Establishing A Comparison Metric To Evaluate Key Energy Storage Solutions Available In The Market To Guarantee The Highest Possible ROI

  • Identifying the key differences between lithium-ion, vanadium redox flow and lead acid batteries - What are their most suitable applications?
  • Analysing key characteristics including energy density, degradation, lifetime, round trip efficiency, safety and LCOE
  • Evaluating real-life business cases and value-stacks built around the most commercially viable energy storage solutions available in the market
Ilja Pawel
Ilja Pawel
CEO & Founder
PAWEL, (AUSTRIA)
 

Investigating Ways To Reduce Non-Hardware Costs In Order To Lower The Overall Investment Required For New Energy Storage Projects

  • Identifying and quantifying the soft costs that contribute the most to the overall price of energy storage projects
  • Factors that must be considered when trying to quantify soft costs such as the lack of uniformed international standards and safety regulations
  • How can each stakeholder in the energy storage market contribute to lowering non-hardware costs?
Cyril Carpentier
Cyril Carpentier
Sales & BD - Stationary Storage Solutions
LECLANCHÉ , (SWITZERLAND)
 

Optimising Strategies For Managing The Charge Cycle Of Batteries In Order To Prolong The Life Of Energy Storage Assets

  • Determining when to conduct deep cycling and shallow cycling
  • Concluding the optimum depth of discharge and how to prevent overcharging or undercharging
  • Considering external factors that affects ageing of the asset on top of cycling such as temperature of the environment
Tancredi Peraino
Tancredi Peraino
Project Manager - Hybrid Power Systems
AKUO ENERGY, (FRANCE)
 

Optimising Battery Recycling Pathways To Improve The Overall Sustainability Of Energy Storage Assets

  • Analysing the current energy storage and battery recycling market conditions in East Asia
  • Identifying eco-friendly regeneration solutions and equipment to optimise battery recycling
  • How to recover at least 95% of materials to be used to produce new energy storage assets
Xiao Lin
Xiao Lin
Founder & CEO
BOTREE CYCLING, (CHINA)
 

UTILITY: Analysing The Technical, Economic And Regulatory Requirements Of Deploying Large Scale Battery Energy Storage

  • What factors need to be evaluated when deploying large-scale BESS for arbitrage and ancillary services?
  • Examining ways to overcome the technical barriers faced during installation, operation & maintenance of battery energy storage systems
  • Analysing the most commercially viable business models and how to ensure profitability
Ivan Androcec
Ivan Androcec
Head of Investment Strategy & New Technologies
HEP, (CROATIA)
 

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
Tim Rose
Tim Rose
Programme Manager Energy Superhub Oxford
PIVOT POWER, (UK)
 

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 & 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
Mohammad Maaz
Mohammad Maaz
Sales Engineer
FREQCON, (GERMANY)
 

C&I: Investigating The Role That Data Centres Can Play In The Energy Transition Through The Use Of Renewables And Energy Storage

  • Identifying the challenges and requirements for data centres to achieve EU green targets
  • Analysing what services large-scale energy storage can provide data centres
  • Evaluating the options available for long-duration storage and their effects on data centres
Lex Coors
Lex Coors
Chief Data Center Technology and Engineering Officer
INTERXION, (NETHERLANDS)
 

C&I: Demonstrating The Use Of Second-Life Batteries To Optimise Energy Usage In A Stadium And Provide Services To The Surrounding Community

  • Energy Community models in the Amsterdam Metropole Region: driving success factors for the use of large scale energy storage facilities
  • Examining the different services that the battery can provide to the stadium and the immediate community
  • Proposing ways to increase awareness of individual carbon impact and educating citizens on how to offset their impact on the environment.
Henk Van Raan
Henk Van Raan
CIO AMSTEDAM ARENA
AMSTERDAM ARENA, (NETHERLANDS)
 

SESSION 1: Evaluating The Role Of Energy Storage In The Global Energy Transition

  • Examining the requirements and challenges in achieving national emissions targets
  • Identifying the main energy storage technologies that will lead the global energy transition
  • Analysing what services and value these energy storage technologies can provide
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Energy Storage Specialist
MOTT MACDONALD, (Singapore)
 

SESSION 1: Evaluating Which Energy Storage Solutions And Applications are the most commetcially viable in Singapore And Around Southeast Asia

  • Identifying the key differences between lithium ion, vanadium redox flow & lead acid batteries - What are their most suitable applications?
  • Analysing key characteristics including energy density, degradation, lifetime, round trip efficiency, safety and LCOE
  • Evaluating real-life business cases and value-stacks built around the most commercially viable energy storage solutions available in the market
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Energy Storage Specialist
MOTT MACDONALD, (Singapore)
 

SESSION 2: Building A Flexible And Innovative Business Model For Energy Storage Assets

  • Identifying key components to make battery energy storage more commercially viable
  • Examining the most profitable & 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
Lorenzo Mancini
Lorenzo Mancini
Regional Sales Director
TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation Asia, (SINGAPORE)
 

SESSION 2: Structuring Long-Term Contracts And Financing LargeScale 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
  • Exploring alternative market structures that will reap long-term benefits for renewables & energy storage deployment
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Energy Storage Specialist
MOTT MACDONALD, (Singapore)
 

SESSION 3: Optimising Strategies For Managing The Charge Cycle Of Batteries In Order To Prolong The Life Of Energy Storage Assets

  • Determining when to conduct deep cycling and shallow cycling
  • Concluding the optimum depth of discharge and how to prevent overcharging or undercharging
  • Considering external factors that affects ageing of the asset on top of cycling such as temperature of the environment
Matthieu Le Gall
Matthieu Le Gall
Business Developer Southeast Asia
AKUO ENERGY, (SINGAPORE)
 

SESSION 3: Deploying A Hybrid Renewable Generation System With Utility-Scale Energy Storage In Asia

  • Designing co-located batteries with wind and solar renewable generation
  • Evaluating the ROI and how the economics influence the overall system design?
  • Identifying the biggest challenges faced and lessons learnt
Sunil Gupta
Sunil Gupta
Regional Head
VENA ENERGY, (SINGAPORE)
 

SESSION 4: Preventing Thermal Runaway In Lithium-Ion Batteries By Implementing Strict Maintenance & Operational Guidelines

  • Key factors to consider when choosing a battery monitoring system
  • Determining the best way to maintain internal battery environments at its optimum temperature
  • Robustly computing an optimal charge-discharge schedule that maximizes daily operating revenue without violating a battery's operating constraints
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Energy Storage Specialist
MOTT MACDONALD, (Singapore)
 

SESSION 4: Identifying Customer Needs And Developing A Suitable Range Of Urban Fast Charging Products And Infrastructure For Mobility As A Service

  • Optimising the usage of DC fast charging technology to provide a diversity of electric mobility services
  • Key economic and technical considerations to take into account when building a nationwide network of EV charging infrastructure
  • Identifying and overcoming challenges faced during the rollout of EV charging infrastructure
Edward Lynch-Bell
Edward Lynch-Bell
Product Development
EVIE NETWORKS, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 5: Return on Experience in Deploying Multiple Energy Sources With Energy Storage Solutions (100kW Wind Turbine + 500kW Solar & Storage Microgrid + Hydrogen Full Chain) In A Tropical Environment

  • Examining the overall system specifications and what influenced the overall system design
  • Identifying the biggest technical, regulatory and cultural challenges encountered
  • Recommendations for the industry in order to deploy more innovative systems to reach a carbon neutral future
Peng Xiaoyang
Peng Xiaoyang
R&D Programme Manager
ENGIE LAB, (SINGAPORE)
 

SESSION 5: Optimising Battery Recycling Processes To Improve The Overall Sustainability Of Energy Storage Assets

  • Identifying & predicting the demand of key metals for energy storage technologies
  • Assessing the opportunities for material substitution, reuse and recycling to offset demand
  • How to recover at least 95% of materials to be used to produce new energy storage assets
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Energy Storage Specialist
MOTT MACDONALD, (Singapore)
 

SESSION 6: Creating Basic Financial Models For Commercial & Industrial Energy Storage Projects

  • Understanding the importance of having accurate load data and the ability to forecast load
  • Assessing cost savings from the use of solar + storage
  • Establishing simple battery dispatch models & investigating their limitations
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Master Leader: Robert de Groot
Energy Storage Specialist
MOTT MACDONALD, (Singapore)
 

SESSION 6: Examining How To Optimise Logistical Processes And Reduce The Overall Cost Of Energy Storage Projects

  • Identifying and quantifying the major costs that contribute to the overall price of energy storage projects
  • Analysing proven methods that will help to reduce costs of energy storage projects
  • Calculating the reduction in overall carbon emissions by lowering costs and optimising logistical processes
Cyril Carpentier
Cyril Carpentier
Sales & BD - Stationary Storage Solutions
LECLANCHÉ , (SWITZERLAND)
 

SESSION 7: Evaluating The Commercial & Industrial Energy Storage Market In Southeast Asia And Lessons Learnt From Europe

  • Evaluating C&I market growth potential in key Asian markets: Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines
  • Understanding which physical constraints are impacting ROI the most; Degradation, C-rating, Depth of Discharge
  • Examining holistic energy solutions for C&l sector
  • Real-life business models and lessons learnt from the European C&I market
Roberto Castiglioni
Roberto Castiglioni
Co-founder and CEO
IKIGAI CAPITAL, (United Kingdom)
 

SESSION 7: Evaluating The Technical, Economic And Regulatory Requirements Of Deploying Large Scale Battery Energy Storage Systems

  • What factors need to be evaluated when deploying large-scale BESS for arbitrage and ancillary services?
  • Examining ways to overcome the technical barriers faced during installation, operation and maintenance of battery energy storage systems
  • Analysing the most commercially viable business models and how to ensure profitability
Joo Duk Vancoppenolle
Joo Duk Vancoppenolle
Senior Project and Business Development Director
ELIA GRID INTERNATIONAL, (SINGAPORE)
 

SESSION 8: Assessing the Global Market Development And Price Trajectories Of batteries and future innovative Chemistries

  • Investigating the historical demand for Li-ion batteries and the largest drivers of demand over the nexct decade
  • Analysing the evolution of lithium-ion battery costs and the way forward
  • The development of the lithium-ion battery supply chain across different parts of the world
  • Examining the diversity in Li-ion battery chemistries deployed today and the outlook for the future commercialization of various new innovations
James Frith
James Frith
Head of Energy Storage
BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE, (UK)
 

AMA – Ask Me Anything Session

3 international consultants will be available for you to ask them any questions you have about energy storage.

Registration, refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader
Session One: Introduction to energy storage technologies
  • Identifying the different forms of energy storage and their stages of development:
    • Batteries
    • Thermal
    • Flywheels
    • Pumped hydro power
    • Gravitational
    • Liquid air
    • Hydrogen
  • Understanding where the market is going:
    • Which technologies are needed for which applications?
    • How do the different technologies compare in terms of scale and duration?
  • To what extent do these technologies compete or are they complementary?
  • Group Exercise : how to quantify the relative costs of the different technologies to determine which energy technology is the right one for you
Learning outcome: To get an understanding of developments in energy storage technologies and where the market is going  

Session Two: The different battery chemistries and their applications
  • What are the major battery chemistries and their characteristics? Lithium-ion (Li-ion) vs NMC vs lead acid
  • To what extent are Li-ion batteries now the battery of choice for energy storage? What are their advantages and disadvantages? How will the increase in the lithium price affect the adoption of Li-ion batteries?
  • Examining developments in emerging battery chemistries – redox flow, sodium ion, solid state, etc. – are these serious competitors to the more established batteries?
  • Group Exercise : how to identify which applications the different battery chemistries are best suited for
Learning outcome: to understand the different battery chemistries and their applications

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader
Session One: The different business models for energy storage projects
  • Reviewing applied business models in the ESS space. What is currently best practice?
  • How to identify the key components of an ESS business model which will make it more commercially viable and financially attractive
  • What is use-case stacking? To what extent is it possible to stack multiple revenue streams?
  • What commercial structures do you need to consider when incorporating an ESS into a renewable energy project?
  • Group Exercise : how to demonstrate the value proposition of an ESS project
Learning outcome: To understand the pros and cons of the different energy storage business models  

Session Two: How to ‘green’ the battery supply chain
  • To what extent are end users concerned about the provenance of batteries and what implications does that have for your business model?
  • How green are the different battery chemistries, i.e., batteries that have been manufactured with minimal impact on the environment?
  • What technology can be used to audit and track movement in supply chains?
  • What should you do if a violation is discovered?
  • Group Exercise : identify the most important ‘green’ components of an ESS project that external stakeholders are looking for
Learning outcome:  For battery project developers to understand how to demonstrate their green credentials

Morning refreshments and networking

Morning refreshments and networking
Session Three: The economics of a battery energy storage system (BESS)
  • What are the major components of a BESS and the costs associated with each of these components?
  • Quantifying the ongoing costs throughout a BESS’s lifetime that need to be accounted for, e.g., operating expenses, fixed system maintenance, decommissioning, end-of-life services, etc.
  • What is the State of Charge (SOC)? What are the difficulties in calculating the SOC?
  • Group Exercise : how to calculate the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) of the different battery types and what this value actually means
Learning outcome: to get an understanding of the components and costs of a battery energy storage system (BESS)  

Session Four: Best practice in battery asset management

  • What asset management tools are available for batteries and battery sites? What lessons can be learned from asset management for renewable energy?
  • How can you maximise the operational performance of a battery?
  • What are the best practices for structuring a site?
  • What is meant by battery ageing? What influences the ageing of batteries and how can these effects be minimised?
  • Group Exercise : explore best practices for optimising battery performance and lifetime
Learning outcome: to learn how to optimise battery performance

Morning refreshments and networking

Morning refreshments and networking
Session Three: The safety issues around batteries and what can be done to mitigate them
  • Why are batteries dangerous? Identifying the different safety risks when designing, developing and operating a battery
  • What international technical standards must batteries comply with?
  • How to minimise the different types of electrical and mechanical risks to the end user and environment
  • Understanding which fire suppression systems to deploy
  • Group Exercise : outline the key safety measures to put in place to reduce the costs of insurance and risk of litigation
Learning outcome: What battery operators need to know about operating batteries safely  

Session Four: How is Eskom planning to incorporate energy storage as part of its plan to achieve security of energy supply?

In this session, a senior representative from Eskom will explain what energy storage projects they are involved with, the projected outcomes, challenges and how this will help to secure the supply of energy for the future.    Learning outcome: To hear from the South African state-owned utility what their plans are around energy storage
Azwimbavhi Mamanyuha, 
General Manager: Engineering, Eskom

Lunch and networking

Lunch and networking
Session Five: The business model for long-duration energy storage
  • What is the potential for long-duration energy storage? What are the emerging applications that are likely to see the biggest uptake?
  • Taking a step-by-step approach on how to select the most appropriate technology for long-duration storage - will current technologies be sufficient or will alternatives need to be considered?
  • Analysing projects that are currently at pilot stage and their cost effectiveness
  • Group Exercise : how to evaluate the business case for hydrogen as a long-term energy storage solution in terms of reliability and resilience
Learning outcome: to understand the business case for long-duration energy storage  
Session Six: Energy storage in the African residential/rural market
  • What is the potential for battery energy storage in the residential/rural market in South Africa and the rest of Africa?
  • Where is demand coming from?
  • What are the obstacles that could inhibit growth in the residential/rural market?
  • Lack of local skills and equipment
  • Cost of installing an ESS
  • Challenges of installing and maintaining ESSs in rural areas
  • Group Exercise : Create a business plan for an ESS in a rural African community
Learning outcome: To quantify the size of the opportunity in the African residential/rural market

Lunch and networking

Lunch and networking
Session Five: Panel discussion: The Commercial & Industrial (C&I) energy storage market in Africa
  • Evaluating C&I growth potential in Africa – who are the main end users?
  • What energy storage technologies are being used for C&I applications?
  • Identifying applications that ESSs are currently addressing in the C&I space:
  • Reactive power compensation
  • Peak shaving
  • Load shifting
  • Examining real-life use cases and lessons learnt
Learning outcome: To find out what the opportunities are for energy storage developers in the C&I market   Session Six: Addressing the skills shortage in the energy storage industry
  • What skills and expertise are needed in the energy storage space?
  • How acute is the gap between the demand for and supply of energy storage professionals?
  • What is needed to increase the supply of suitably qualified and experienced personnel?
  • What role should technical colleges and universities play?
  • Group Exercise : develop a strategy to identify, recruit and retain talent for your company  
Learning outcome: How to find people with the right skills

Closing remarks and summary

Closing remarks and summary

Closing remarks and summary

Closing remarks and summary

Close of Day One, afternoon refreshments and networking

Close of Day One, afternoon refreshments and networking

Close of Day two, afternoon refreshments and networking

Close of Day two, afternoon refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader
Session One: Introduction to energy storage technologies
  • Identifying the different forms of energy storage and their stages of development:
    • Batteries
    • Thermal
    • Flywheels
    • Pumped hydro power
    • Gravitational
    • Liquid air
    • Hydrogen
  • Understanding where the market is going:
    • Which technologies are needed for which applications?
    • How do the different technologies compare in terms of scale and duration?
  • To what extent do these technologies compete or are they complementary?
  • Group Exercise : how to quantify the relative costs of the different technologies to determine which energy technology is the right one for you
Learning outcome: To get an understanding of developments in energy storage technologies and where the market is going  
Session Two: The different battery chemistries and their applications
  • What are the major battery chemistries and their characteristics? Lithium-ion (Li-ion) vs NMC vs lead acid
  • To what extent are Li-ion batteries now the battery of choice for energy storage? What are their advantages and disadvantages? How will the increase in the lithium price affect the adoption of Li-ion batteries?
  • Examining developments in emerging battery chemistries – redox flow, sodium ion, solid state, etc. – are these serious competitors to the more established batteries?
  • Group Exercise : how to identify which applications the different battery chemistries are best suited for
Learning outcome: to understand the different battery chemistries and their applications

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader
Session One: The different business models for energy storage projects
  • Reviewing applied business models in the ESS space. What is currently best practice?
  • How to identify the key components of an ESS business model which will make it more commercially viable and financially attractive
  • What is use-case stacking? To what extent is it possible to stack multiple revenue streams?
  • What commercial structures do you need to consider when incorporating an ESS into a renewable energy project?
  • Group Exercise : how to demonstrate the value proposition of an ESS project
Learning outcome: To understand the pros and cons of the different energy storage business models  
Session Two: How to ‘green’ the battery supply chain
  • To what extent are end users concerned about the provenance of batteries and what implications does that have for your business model?
  • How green are the different battery chemistries, i.e., batteries that have been manufactured with minimal impact on the environment?
  • What technology can be used to audit and track movement in supply chains?
  • What should you do if a violation is discovered?
  • Group Exercise : identify the most important ‘green’ components of an ESS project that external stakeholders are looking for
Learning outcome:  For battery project developers to understand how to demonstrate their green credentials

Morning refreshments and networking

Morning refreshments and networking
Session Three: The economics of a battery energy storage system (BESS)
  • What are the major components of a BESS and the costs associated with each of these components?
  • Quantifying the ongoing costs throughout a BESS’s lifetime that need to be accounted for, e.g., operating expenses, fixed system maintenance, decommissioning, end-of-life services, etc.
  • What is the State of Charge (SOC)? What are the difficulties in calculating the SOC?
  • Group Exercise : how to calculate the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) of the different battery types and what this value actually means
Learning outcome: to get an understanding of the components and costs of a battery energy storage system (BESS)  
Session Four: Best practice in battery asset management
  • What asset management tools are available for batteries and battery sites? What lessons can be learned from asset management for renewable energy?
  • How can you maximise the operational performance of a battery?
  • What are the best practices for structuring a site?
  • What is meant by battery ageing? What influences the ageing of batteries and how can these effects be minimised?
  • Group Exercise : explore best practices for optimising battery performance and lifetime
Learning outcome: to learn how to optimise battery performance

Morning refreshments and networking

Morning refreshments and networking
Session Three: The safety issues around batteries and what can be done to mitigate them
  • Why are batteries dangerous? Identifying the different safety risks when designing, developing and operating a battery
  • What international technical standards must batteries comply with?
  • How to minimise the different types of electrical and mechanical risks to the end user and environment
  • Understanding which fire suppression systems to deploy
  • Group Exercise : outline the key safety measures to put in place to reduce the costs of insurance and risk of litigation
Learning outcome: What battery operators need to know about operating batteries safely  
Session Four: The business model for long-duration energy storage
  • What is the potential for long-duration energy storage? What are the emerging applications that are likely to see the biggest uptake?
  • Taking a step-by-step approach on how to select the most appropriate technology for long-duration storage - will current technologies be sufficient or will alternatives need to be considered?
  • Analysing projects that are currently at pilot stage and their cost effectiveness
  • Group Exercise : how to evaluate the business case for hydrogen as a long-term energy storage solution in terms of reliability and resilience
Learning outcome: to understand the business case for long-duration energy storage

Lunch and networking

Lunch and networking 
Session Five: How is Eskom planning to incorporate energy storage as part of its plan to achieve security of energy supply?
In this session, a senior representative from Eskom will explain what energy storage projects they are involved with, the projected outcomes, challenges and how this will help to secure the supply of energy for the future.   
Learning outcome: To hear from the South African state-owned utility what their plans are around energy storage
Azwimbavhi Mamanyuha, 
General Manager: Engineering, Eskom  
Session Six: Energy storage in the African residential/rural market
  • What is the potential for battery energy storage in the residential/rural market in South Africa and the rest of Africa?
  • Where is demand coming from?
  • What are the obstacles that could inhibit growth in the residential/rural market?
  • Lack of local skills and equipment
  • Cost of installing an ESS
  • Challenges of installing and maintaining ESSs in rural areas
  • Group Exercise : Create a business plan for an ESS in a rural African community
Learning outcome: To quantify the size of the opportunity in the African residential/rural market

Lunch and networking

Lunch and networking
Session Five: Panel discussion: The Commercial & Industrial (C&I) energy storage market in Africa
  • Evaluating C&I growth potential in Africa – who are the main end users?
  • What energy storage technologies are being used for C&I applications?
  • Identifying applications that ESSs are currently addressing in the C&I space:
    • Reactive power compensation
    • Peak shaving
    • Load shifting
  • Examining real-life use cases and lessons learnt
Learning outcome: To find out what the opportunities are for energy storage developers in the C&I market  
Session Six: Addressing the skills shortage in the energy storage industry
  • What skills and expertise are needed in the energy storage space?
  • How acute is the gap between the demand for and supply of energy storage professionals?
  • What is needed to increase the supply of suitably qualified and experienced personnel?
  • What role should technical colleges and universities play?
  • Group Exercise : develop a strategy to identify, recruit and retain talent for your company  
Learning outcome: How to find people with the right skills

Closing remarks and summary

Closing remarks and summary

Closing remarks and summary

Closing remarks and summary

Close of Day One, afternoon refreshments and networking

Close of Day one, afternoon refreshments and networking

Close of Day Two, afternoon refreshments and networking

Close of Day Two, afternoon refreshments and networking  

Registration, refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Registration, refreshments and networking

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader Robert de Groot, Energy Storage Specialist, Mott Macdonald (Singapore)
Session One: Introduction to energy storage technologies
  • Identifying the different forms of energy storage and their stages of development:
    • Batteries
    • Thermal
    • Flywheels
    • Pumped hydro power
    • Gravitational
    • Liquid air
    • Hydrogen
  • Understanding where the market is going:
    • Which technologies are needed for which applications?
    • How do the different technologies compare in terms of scale and duration?
  • To what extent do these technologies compete or are they complementary?
  • Group Exercise : how to quantify the relative costs of the different technologies to determine which energy technology is the right one for you
Learning outcome: To get an understanding of developments in energy storage technologies and where the market is going  
Session Two: The different battery chemistries and their applications
  • What are the major battery chemistries and their characteristics? Lithium-ion (Li-ion) vs NMC vs lead acid
  • To what extent are Li-ion batteries now the battery of choice for energy storage? What are their advantages and disadvantages? How will the increase in the lithium price affect the adoption of Li-ion batteries?
  • Examining developments in emerging battery chemistries – redox flow, sodium ion, solid state, etc. – are these serious competitors to the more established batteries?
  • Group Exercise : how to identify which applications the different battery chemistries are best suited for
Learning outcome: to understand the different battery chemistries and their applications

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader

Welcome and introduction by masterclass leader Robert de Groot, Energy Storage Specialist, Mott Macdonald (Singapore)
Session One: The regulation of energy storage in Asia
  • Reviewing the regulations around energy storage in the main Asian countries. What are the key differences?
  • Examining the latest developments in Asian-wide regulations to promote energy storage
  • How are current regulations and policies incentivising or hindering the development of the market? What more needs to be done?
  • Examining the reasons behind the introduction of the Inflation Reduction Act in the USA. Should Asia be considering something similar?
Learning outcome: To understand the key developments in energy storage regulation in the different Asian countries
Session Two: The different business models for energy storage projects
  • Reviewing applied business models in the ESS space. What is currently best practice?
  • How to identify the key components of an ESS business model which will make it more commercially viable and financially attractive
  • What is use-case stacking? To what extent is it possible to stack multiple revenue streams?
  • What commercial structures do you need to consider when incorporating an ESS into a renewable energy project?
  • Group Exercise:how to demonstrate the value proposition of an ESS project
Learning outcome: To understand the pros and cons of the different energy storage business models

Morning refreshments and networking

Morning refreshments and networking
Session Three: The economics of a battery energy storage system (BESS)
  • What are the major components of a BESS and the costs associated with each of these components?
  • Quantifying the ongoing costs throughout a BESS’s lifetime that need to be accounted for, e.g., operating expenses, fixed system maintenance, decommissioning, end-of-life services, etc.
  • What is the State of Charge (SOC)? What are the difficulties in calculating the SOC?
  • Group Exercise : how to calculate the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) of the different battery types and what this value actually means
Learning outcome: to get an understanding of the components and costs of a battery energy storage system (BESS)  
Session Four: Best practice in battery asset management
  • What asset management tools are available for batteries and battery sites? What lessons can be learned from asset management for renewable energy?
  • How can you maximise the operational performance of a battery?
  • What are the best practices for structuring a site?
  • What is meant by battery ageing? What influences the ageing of batteries and how can these effects be minimised?
  • Group Exercise : explore best practices for optimising battery performance and lifetime
Learning outcome: to learn how to optimise battery performance

Morning refreshments and networking

Morning refreshments and networking
Session Three: The safety issues around batteries and what can be done to mitigate them
  • Why are batteries dangerous? Identifying the different safety risks when designing, developing and operating a battery
  • What international technical standards must batteries comply with?
  • How to minimise the different types of electrical and mechanical risks to the end user and environment
  • Understanding which fire suppression systems to deploy
  • Group Exercise : outline the key safety measures to put in place to reduce the costs of insurance and risk of litigation
  Learning outcome: What battery operators need to know about operating batteries safely  
Session Four: The market drivers, opportunities and challenges of implementing microgrids in Asia
  • What are the regional drivers behind the adoption of microgrids for remote and island communities in Asia?
  • Understanding the regulations concerning microgrids in the different countries
  • What are the challenges of constructing microgrids in remote areas?
  • How can microgrids steer away from using fossil fuels for remote electrification?
Group Exercise: determine the best energy storage technologies for a microgrid solution

Learning outcome: to understand the drivers and challenges of microgrid solutions in Asia

Lunch and networking

Lunch and networking 
Session Five: Panel discussion: How are utilities embracing energy storage?
In this session, a panel of major utilities will discuss what energy storage projects they are involved with, the projected outcomes, challenges and future plans. Learning outcome: To hear from utilities what their plans are around energy storage  
Session Six: Energy storage in the Asian residential/rural market
  • What is the potential for battery energy storage in the residential/rural market in Asia?
  • Where is demand coming from?
  • What are the obstacles that could inhibit growth in the residential/rural market?
  • Lack of local skills and equipment
  • Cost of installing an ESS
  • Challenges of installing and maintaining ESSs in rural areas
  • Group exercise:Create a business plan for an ESS in a rural Asian community
Learning outcome: To quantify the size of the opportunity in the Asian residential/rural market

Lunch and networking

Lunch and networking
Session Five: Panel discussion: The Commercial & Industrial (C&I) energy storage market in Asia
  • Evaluating C&I growth potential in Asia – who are the main end users?
  • What energy storage technologies are being used for C&I applications?
  • Identifying applications that ESSs are currently addressing in the C&I space:
  • Reactive power compensation
  • Peak shaving
  • Load shifting
  • Examining real-life use cases and lessons learnt
Learning outcome: To find out what the opportunities are for energy storage developers in the C&I market  
Session Six: Addressing the skills shortage in the energy storage industry
  • What skills and expertise are needed in the energy storage space?
  • How acute is the gap between the demand for and supply of energy storage professionals?
  • What is needed to increase the supply of suitably qualified and experienced personnel?
  • What role should technical colleges and universities play?
  • Group exercise:develop a strategy to identify, recruit and retain talent for your company  
Learning outcome: How to find people with the right skills

Closing remarks and summary

Closing remarks and summary

Closing remarks and summary

Closing remarks and summary

Close of Day One, afternoon refreshments and networking

Close of Day one, afternoon refreshments and networking

Close of Day Two, afternoon refreshments and networking

Close of Masterclass, afternoon refreshments and networking  

Assuring Long Term Performance and Protecting Financial Investment In Battery Technology

  • Protecting new technologies to attract finance and improve credibility
  • Assessing battery technology, analysing technical data and warranty obligations
  • Supporting bankability for stationary and mobility applications
Michael Schrempp
Michael Schrempp
Head of Green Tech Solutions
MUNICH RE, (Germany)
 

How Can Dispersed Storage Be Managed Or Coordinated To Help The Grid Run As Efficiently As Possible? (Utility)

  • How can market signals achieve effective coordination of storage with net grid demand?
  • How can 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


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Evaluating The Non Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies That Can Compete And Overtake Lithium’s Dominant Position In New Energy Storage Installations

  • What are the promising non electrochemical based technologies?
  • Key metrics on which other technologies can outperform lithium batteries
  • How customers’ performance priorities are developing over time
Edgar Harzfeld
Edgar Harzfeld
Professor
STRALSUND UNIVERSITY, (Germany)
 

Deciding The Size Of A Grid Booster And How Many To Deploy In Order To Accelerate The German Energy Transition

  • What type of storage devices are found to be most suitable for and why?
  • Examining different regions and system architectures
  • Which parameters and indicators need to be examined when deploying boosters?


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Driving Energy Storage Standards Through Use Cases To Produce Technology-Neutral Specification And Assessment Regimes (Utility)

  • 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
Electrical Engineer, Technical Design Department
Red Electrica, (Spain)
 

Identifying KPIs And Calculating the True Levelized Energy Cost, EPC And O&M To Achieve Optimum Business Models (Utility)

  • Comparison of various technology of storage for small and large scale cost, energy density, life and TCO model (total cost of ownership)
  • Examining the actual costs of available technologies and the way their technical features evolve
  • How to reduce the cost of energy storage beyond CAPEX? 
Stewart Reid
Stewart Reid
Head of Future Networks
SCOTTISH AND SOUTHERN ELECTRIC NETWORKS, (UK)
 

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
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Deploying Storage To Optimise Dispatch Costs And Network Investment (Utility)

  • Defining system service needs and procurement options on the type of storage devices found to be most suitable
  • Examining three different regions and system architectures
  • Which parameters and indicators need to be examined?
Robin McCormick
Robin McCormick
Director of Operations, Planning & Innovation
EIRGRID & SONI, (Ireland )
 

What Is The Role Of EPCs In Ensuring Energy Storage Projects Are Considered Bankable By Financiers?

  • To what extent are EPCs capable to provide a guarantee of assurance that the system will achieve a ROI
  • How do EPCs validate assumptions with their models?
  • What research do EPC’s rely on?
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Understanding The Renewable Energy Needs Of Hotels And How To Integrate Energy Storage

  • Understanding the key factors and stakeholders in holding the organisation back from Energy Storage
  • What are the best ways to demonstrate savings to the Hotel sector?
  • What does a hotel need to consider before preparing the business case for energy storage?
Juan Antonio Caballero Sanchez
Juan Antonio Caballero Sanchez
VP Maintenance & Engineering
NH HOTEL GROUP, (SPAIN)
 

Conducting Suitable Risk Assessments Covering All States Of The Large Scale Energy Storage System Life-Cycle (Utility)

  • Identifying hazard potential based on type, location, size and how it impacts or would be impacted by its surroundings
  • Assessing risk throughout design & planning, transport, installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance & repair and end of service life
  • Review of regulations & the impact on Energy Storage Systems
Tomasz Rodziewicz
Tomasz Rodziewicz
Innovation & New Technologies Manger
TAURON, (Poland )
 

Value Stacking: How To Make Sure The Investment And Installation Is Flexible For Future Scenarios? (Utility)

  • How to define and forecast for future scenarios with the analysis of payback time
  • How to optimally stack the different value streams through accurate forecasting for different applications?
  • Developing a strategy to target multiple value streams when the price is unknown
Johannes Henkel
Johannes Henkel
Head of Energy Market Development
50 Hertz, (Germany)
 

Start of Forum Day Three

Eunice Ng, Conference Producer, DUFRESNE (SINGAPORE)

Forum Day Three Thursday 10 October 2019

Establishing Safety Standards In Order To Mitigate Fire Accidents In Battery Storage

  • Defining unit parameters to be tested, testing methods, planning, installation and safety
  • Which energy storage components must be taken into consideration?
  • Standardisation of interfaces between batteries and inverters and how this can reduce the cost of the whole system - how can this ensure safety?
James Frith
James Frith
Associate, Energy Storage
BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE, (UK)
 

How To Achieve 50% Saving In Energy Cost By Using Blockchain And Battery Storage

  • Creating a microgrid supply network with blockchain technology for residential project
  • Building sustainable in-fill housing developments that improve grid economics
  • Economic model for co-ownership of energy storage assets
David Martin
David Martin
Co-founder & Managing Director
POWER LEDGER, (AUSTRALIA)
 

Evaluating And Assessing Lithium Air In $/Kwh Returned Over A Long Period, Life-cycle And Efficiency

  • Power quality and energy management
  • Discharge duration
  • Safety
Carlotta Francia
Carlotta Francia
Associate Professor
POLITECNICO DI TORINO , (ITALY)
 

(PANEL SESSION) To What Extent Is Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage Already Bankable Through Track Record Of Performance, ROI And Revenue Stacking?

  • Which projects have demonstrated payback in less than 10 years?
  • How investors are learning to trust the reliability and longevity of storage
  • Hybrid Systems Vs Value Stacking: What Is The Right Way Forward?
  • Rather than revenue stacking, can TSOs and DSOs consider providing 5-10 years contracts to encourage private players participation in storage deployment?
Carlotta Francia
Carlotta Francia
Associate Professor
POLITECNICO DI TORINO , (ITALY)
 


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Michael Schrempp
Michael Schrempp
Head of Green Tech Solutions
MUNICH RE, (Germany)
 


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Christoph Neumann
Christoph Neumann
Senior Advisor – Market Development
TENNET, (GERMANY)
 

Evaluating The Results Of Ukrenergo’s Energy Storage System (Utility)

  • Evaluating results from a single 200 MW unit, medium size units for transmission system needs and low-capacity units
  • Verifying the performance of the battery, inverter and the controller. What needs improving? What were the true costs?
  • Evaluating the ROI - What were the economics from the last 2 years and what will they be in 20 years, 10 years and 5 years and how do the economics influence the system design?
Natalia Slobodian
Natalia Slobodian
Head of Analytical Group
UKRENERGO, (Ukraine)
 

Analysing The Revenue Generated By Different Services In A Multi Stacking Scenario To Create A Profitable Business Model (IPP)

  • Determining the main, secondary services and the challenges encountered with multi stacking
  • Evaluating revenue sourcing models
  • Understanding the “movement” of stacking in these markets: voltage regulation, congestion management, frequency regulation, energy arbitrage


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How To Design And Optimise An Energy Storage System

  • Achieving best value for every kW/hr stored
  • How to operate a battery to get the highest benefit and obtain stable frequency
  • Minimising battery degradation due to change in applications and cycles
Bin Guo
Bin Guo
Director, Renewable Energy Business Development
BYD, (China)
 

Examining The Degradation Of A Battery To Ensure The Storage System Is Flexible For Future Business Models (Utility)

  • Understanding battery cell degradation and integrating it into business economical model
  • Implementing necessary procedures to ensure battery does not degrade faster than expected due to change in applications and duty cycles
  • What is the warranty for different operation mode over the lifetime of the battery?
John Raffety
John Raffety
Energy Innovation Specialist
ESB INTERNATIONAL, (Ireland )
 

Analysing The Project Results In ARETI (Utility)

  • Evaluating results from ARETI projects
  • Verifying the performance of the battery, inverter and the controller. What needs improving? What were the true costs?
  • Evaluating the ROI of the project

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 hybrid products?
Raymond Decorvet
Raymond Decorvet
Senior Account Executive
MAN ES, (SWITZERLAND)
 

Examining The Ancillary Service Market Market And Ensuring The Bankability Of Energy Storage Projects In Italy (Utility)

  • Examining the Italian Energy System with national targets and main impacts on Electricity System
  • Discussing the current state of Ancillary Service Market and the pilot projects
  • Flash reserves in Italy
Marco Pietrucci
Marco Pietrucci
Head of Energy Resources & Storage
TERNA, (ITALY)
 

Identifying And Solving The Risks Involved In Structuring Contracts By Pricing Operations & Maintenance In The Long Term (IPP)

  • How to structure an O&M contract to ensure there are no unknown costs?
  • Predicting and avoiding risks in the long term
  • Identifying and comparing O&M contracts with low guarantees and low cost with high guarantees and high cost


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Evaluating The Top Revenue Streams Available For Energy Storage In Different European Markets And Future Market Developments (Utility)

  • Examining the possible revenue stream in the energy markets
  • Evaluating the current market incentives and future market developments
  • TSO pilot projects on blockchain, grid booster and power-togas
Christoph Neumann
Christoph Neumann
Senior Advisor – Market Development
TENNET, (GERMANY)
 

Start of Forum Day Two

Eunice Ng, Conference Producer, DUFRESNE (SINGAPORE)

Forum Day Two Wednesday 9 October 2019

(PANEL SESSION) How To Support Storage Regulations Across Europe In Order To Increase The Bankability of Energy Storage

  • What are the key parameters to unify regulations on energy storage across Europe?
  • How to structure markets to maximise the use of batteries and reward batteries for the quality and responsiveness of their service accordingly?
  • How to incentivise network companies to buy local flexibility services and enhance investment in storage all over Europe?
MICHAL KREPELKA
Michal Krepelka
Michal Krepelka
Project Manager - Energy Storage
CEZ, (CZECH REPUBLIC)
 

Stabilizing The Grid With VPPs – Benefits Of Aggregation and The Role Of Storage

  • Technical Set-up of a VPP
  • Storage in VPPs: different use cases for batteries and power to gas — What needs improving? What were the true costs?
  • European harmonization of Balancing Services and its impacts on business cases for storage
Julian Kretz
Julian Kretz
Project Manager - Innovation & Development
NEXT KRAFTWERKE, (BELGIUM)
 

Will second-life batteries be feasible in stationary storage applications compared to effective recycling?

  • Understanding the costs and challenges of using second-life batteries in stationary storage systems
  • What are the regulatory settings to make battery recycling a viable business?
  • Potential future constraints in the use of Li-ion batteries for stationary energy storage


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Examining Consumption Profiles And Best Solutions For Airports

  • Identifying and creating the true number of savings it is possible to achieve with Energy Storage and Advanced Analytics optimisation software
  • What kind of KPIs are being evaluated?
  • Suggestions to energy storage solutions providers
Ruggero Poli
Ruggero Poli
Head of Energy Systems & Energy Management
AEROPORTI DI ROMA, (ITALY)
 

Evaluating The Results Of Enel Green Power Solar + Storage Project To Guarantee Security Of Supply To Wolisso Hospital in Ethiopia (Utility)

  • Analysing the technicality of installing and managing the solar plant and battery system in remote location
  • Examining the project results, which include improved power quality and reduction of grid congestions
  • Evaluating the bankability and the ROI with key results
Gianluca Gigliucci
Gianluca Gigliucci
Head of Energy Storage Innovation
ENEL GREEN POWER, (ITALY)
 

How To Ensure That The EMS System Generates The Revenues Forecasted By The Financial Modelling

  • Understanding the key steps to optimise batteries with the use of EMS
  • Examining different EMS to manage different energy needs (wind, thermal, solar)
  • Examining different EMS to manage different energy needs (wind, thermal, solar)
  • How to align financial forecasting and EMS algorithms?
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Learning From South Korea On How To Deploy And Manage 1.1 GW Of Energy Storage (Utility)

  • Examining which government incentives, loans and funding worked best in the last 6 months
  • Evaluating the benefits of different technology for different markets
  • Understanding how safety challenges can be solved
SOO YEOL KIM
SOO YEOL KIM
Energy New Business Lab - Principal Researcher
KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION, (KOREA)
 

Analysing The Results Of Energy Storage System, Inverter & Controller In EDF R&D (Utility)

  • Evaluating the key results from the projects in EDF
  • Verifying the performance of the battery, inverter and the controller. What needs improving? What were the true costs?
  • Evaluating the ROI with key results
Etienne Briere
Etienne Briere
EVP, Program on Storage, Renewable Energy & Environment
EDF, (FRANCE)
 

Examining The Grid Integration & Efficiency of 1 MW & 18 MW BESS To Achieve Optimum Business Model (Utility)

  • Evaluating 1 MW and 18 MW utility scale BESS from different integrators on footprint, efficiency, grid integration
  • How to stack the value streams and combine applications
  • Analysing the implications regarding cell aging of 1 MW BESS in operations since 2012


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Avoiding Grid Congestion Problems By Deciding Where To Place Grid Boosters (Utility)

  • Examining stakeholders and overcoming the challenges for collaboration when placing a booster
  • What installation procedures seem to give better ROI?
  • Experience from past and current RFPs evaluations
Christian Schorn
Christian Schorn
Director of Asset Management & Operations
TRANSNET, (GERMANY)
 

Highlighting The Definition Of Energy Storage And The Response To The Latest Updates From The Electricity Market Design Directives (Recast 2019)

  • Definition of energy storage system and how energy storage system can support the grid
  • Analysing the potential of using battery energy storage moving forward
  • Evaluating the latest directives from the Electricity Market Design
MICHAL KREPELKA
Michal Krepelka
Michal Krepelka
Project Manager - Energy Storage
CEZ, (CZECH REPUBLIC)
 

Welcome Address

Eunice Ng, Conference Producer, DUFRESNE (SINGAPORE)
2019-10-08

Forum Day One Tuesday 8 October 2019

Evaluating Batteries By Defining Their True Value And Lifetime

  • How to optimise battery size and design of battery
  • Understanding battery degradation and integrating it into business model
  • Exploring second-life battery systems and reusing EV batteries for stationary projects

How To Use The Latest Standards When Deciding An Energy Storage Technology

  • Achieving consistent standards applying to installation, connection and application of storage technology
  • Highlighting the safety aspects for utilising storage in densely populated area
  • Identifying the standards to evaluate the performance of a technology

Structuring Local Regulations To Make Storage Affordable

  • How to incentivise market to increase storage deployment?
  • Examining the technical guidelines to enable storage systems
  • Energy Storage ROI is correlated with effective regulation - what more can be done?

Evaluating Results From Pilot Projects In Spain With 200 kVA Rated Power And 200 kWh Storage Capacity, Designed to Feed 300 Customers On The Integration Of Residential Energy Storage Assets Within The Grid

  • Evaluating the return on investment (ROI) - What were the economics from the last 5 years and what will they be in 20 years, 10 years and 5 years and how do the economics influence the system design?
  • Lessons learnt and advanced storage insights: examining one technical and one strategic mistake and suggesting a solution for future developers.
  • Examining the results and evaluating a new role for DSOs.


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Utility: Creating A Business Model To Enable Low Cost Financing In Order To Attract More Customers

  • Analysing the different schemes to offer more subsidies to customers
  • Addressing the challenge with high upfront CAPEX on installing storage with rooftop PV
  • Examining the option of installing district storage near the grid


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How To Establish Collaboration Schemes Between TSOs and DSOs To Increase Profitability And Deployment Of Energy Storage Systems

  • Examining the roles that TSOs & DSOs currently play in the energy transition and how does this affect the ESS deployment and profitability rates?
  • How to provide favourable corporation conditions to TSOs and DSOs while removing barriers to deploying large-scale energy storage systems?
  • Regulatory recommendations for the design and implementation of a pan-European coordination platform


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How To Establish Collaboration Schemes Between TSOs and DSOs To Increase Profitability And Deployment Of Energy Storage Systems

  • Examining the roles that TSOs & DSOs currently play in the energy transition and how does this affect the ESS deployment and profitability rates?
  • How to provide favourable corporation conditions to TSOs and DSOs while removing barriers to deploying large-scale energy storage systems?
  • Regulatory recommendations for the design and implementation of a pan-European coordination platform


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Examining The Business Model For Implementing Energy Storage Into The Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Sectors

  • Examining the approach to facilitate the financing of the project from Banker, Investors and other stakeholders
  • Identifying the true number of savings that can be achieved with energy storage
  • What are the KPIs being evaluated?


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Achieve Automatic Power Distribution Of Home Appliances With Home Energy Management System (HEMS)

  • Providing real-time information on performance of household appliances
  • Ensuring automatic distribution of power to different appliances
  • Achieving annual savings on electricity bills

Developing An Accurate Control Of Distributed Energy Storage Systems By Incorporating Internet of Things (IoT) Capabilities In Smart Grids

  • Introduction to predictive control strategies for optimal operation and control of distributed energy storage systems
  • Enabling optimal coordination between the DSO and HEMSs with reduced communication requirements
  • Managing the increasing number of energy storage devices on the grid
Michael Kramer
Michael Kramer
Team Leader - Research Group
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH, (Germany)
 

Incorporating A Data Analytics Software To Ensure Optimum System Integration Of Hardware And Achieving Bankability Of The Whole Residential Energy Storage Value Chain

  • Examining the tool used to automate hardware (e.g. battery, inverter, loads)
  • Developing a software to be able to operate any size and type of hardware
  • Tracking and monitoring performance data to ensure savings for homeowners

Creating A Business Model With Increased Value In Order To Attract More Customers

  • Analysing the different schemes to offer value for the customers
  • Addressing the challenge with high upfront CAPEX on installing storage with rooftop PV
  • Examining the possibilities of installing grid-connected storage


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Evaluating The Latest Battery Chemistry Most Suited For Mass Residential Energy Storage Deployments

  • Analysing the latest technology that could increase storage capacity to achieve a lifetime of 10 years and more
  • Evaluating new technology based on reliability and lifetime assessment
  • Which technology have the cost advantage prevailing over others for the next 5-10 years?


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Developing Clear Procedures To Prevent Battery Related Fire Accidents

  • Analysing the fire hazards and fire protection systems in placed
  • What are the first responders actions in handling battery related fire?
  • Examining the mandatory safety inspections and procedures to mitigate risks for residential energy storage
Joaquín Klee Barillas
Joaquín Klee Barillas
Battery Systems Engineering
CENTER FOR SOLAR ENERGY AND HYDROGEN RESEARCH, (Germany)
 

Breakfast With The Utilities

This invitation-only session is where 10 utilities will gather to discuss issues that they have been facing in the last year and how to overcome them. For questions please email: emily@energystorageforum.com

Start of Forum Day Two

Livia Machado
Conference Researcher
DUFRESNE, (SINGAPORE)
 

Optimising The Technical Connection Points To Integrate Residential Storage With Other Energy Assets

  • Integrating the connection point of battery storage with other energy assets (e.g. heat pump, charging poles, loads)
  • What can manufacturers add to optimise the technical infrastructures?
  • Developing an industry market mechanism for storage integration


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Reducing Homeowner’s Electricity Demand Charges On Residential Energy Storage System With Internet Of Things (IoT)

  • Developing a customisable cloud-based software platform to connect multiple properties with home batteries, Electric Vehicles and Utility
  • Examining the compensation and rewards schemes to utilise homeowners’ batteries
  • How to generate a personalised charging and energy plan for each customer?

Evaluating The Results From The Brixton Project In The UK And Understanding How Residential Energy Markets Can Interact With The Grid

  • Verifying the performance of electricity network control system used. What needs improving?
  • Evaluating the ROI - What were the economics from the last 5 years and what will they be in 20 years, 10 years and 5 years and how do the economics influence the system design?
  • Lessons learnt: examining one technical and one strategic mistake and suggesting a solution for future developers.
Maria Brucoli
Maria Brucoli
Smart Energy Systems Manager
EDF, (UK)
 

Implementing A Home Energy Management System (HEMS) App To Maximise Energy Savings And Efficiency

  • Enabling accurate monitoring of the performance of solar system and electricity usage across circuits
  • Overcoming the challenges in developing a tool which controls the loads remotely
  • Ensuring an efficient way to incorporate HEMS with solar + storage

Finding An Optimal Energy Storage Size For Time Shifting In Commercial & Industrial Sites Based On ICT Example

  • How to find an optimal energy storage size?
  • Identifying the short & long-term savings possible to achieve with energy storage
  • Identifying additional benefits from energy storage in ICT industry


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Examining The Top Three New Applications That When Combined Will Create A Profitable Business Model For DSOs

  • How to develop additional value streams (Time of use, VPP etc)
  • What are the business models available to reduce the cost of storage for end customers and DSOs?
  • What residential storage applications would government and regulators more likely to approve in order to achieve better quality of life to citizens?


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Achieving Standardisation Of Battery And Home Energy Platform Interface To Simplify Installation Procedure

  • Developing a consistent method to connect any battery type to any home energy systems
  • Dealing with a high number of components and achieving the optimum equipment interface
  • Evaluating feedback from the latest specifications put forward by current Standards working groups

Examining Which New Business Models Will Entice Homeowners To Participate In Virtual Power Plants (VPP)

  • Reducing the payback period to below 10 years to help customers cope with high upfront cost of storage
  • Creating a simplified VPP energy package to include the household energy consumption pattern, rooftop PV system and battery capacity for customers
  • Incorporating a basic home energy management system to help homeowners move to fully automated VPP control


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Analysing Lessons Learnt From Three Projects In London That Applied Different Business Models For Residential Energy Storage Ownership & Value

  • Evaluating the role of DSOs in flexible energy storage access for low voltage residential users
  • Understanding the value of flexibility services, expected benefits to DSOs from ensuring access to storage technology to diverse customer groups
  • Lessons learnt: evaluating initial trial results and suggestions to developers for participation in future flexibility services


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Mitigating Business Risks In Commercial & Industrial Energy Storage Projects

  • How to make lenders collaborate with short term contracts in a high risk market
  • How to assess and quantify revenues over the long term, and quantify the uncertainty
  • What are the key steps we need to take in order to finance energy storage projects? What are the revenue streams and relative split?
Roberto Castiglioni
Roberto Castiglioni
Managing Director & CEO
Ikigai Group, (United Kingdom)
 

Understanding The Latest Residential Energy Storage Product Trends And Changes In The Supplier Landscape

  • Analysing the emotional and commercial motivations of home-owners investing into residential storage
  • Evaluating the latest supplier and product trends that are shaping the market
  • How to leverage storage with other services and exploit future opportunities
Mike Longson
Mike Longson
Global Battery and Energy Storage Researcher
IHS Markit, (UK)
 

Evaluating The Challenges In Designing Buildings With Energy Storage And Locating Energy Storage Systems

  • Standards to be followed and certifications required
  • How to deal with space issues?
  • Challenges in placing storage in old buildings vs. new buildings
Applications for this slot are still open - APPLY HERE

Building The Action Plan

Participants will delve deeper into key challenges and brainstorm solutions with step-by-step action plan.

Breakfast With The Investors

Roberto Castiglioni
Roberto Castiglioni
Managing Director & CEO
Ikigai Group, (United Kingdom)
 


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Start of Forum Day Three

Livia Machado
Conference Researcher
DUFRESNE, (SINGAPORE)
 

Predicting Grid Demand With No Control Over Variables And Lack Of Customer Behaviour Data

  • Examining other factors to assist the utilities with grid problems when residents control most of the variables including size & location of storage
  • Developing an accurate forecasting model to plan for grid problems
  • Obtaining customer behaviour data including equipment preference, usage pattern, charging times


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Implementing Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Energy Trading Between Residents Via Blockchain For Prosumers To Participate In Energy Market

  • Designing a trading software that allows residents to trade excess energy directly to neighbours at a better price
  • Creating a network to continuously track assets in order to provide real-time data
  • Examining the economic model for co-ownership of energy storage assets


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Evaluating Solutions To Predict Degradation Of Batteries In DC Plants And Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) – A Telecom Operators’ View

  • How data analytics and machine learning can be applied to shape and reduce power consumption and to reduce operation and maintenance cost
  • Evaluating how data analytics can be used to detect issues and predict results
  • Providing examples of successful energy efficiency projects

Evaluating The Latest Battery Chemistry Most Suited For Mass Residential Energy Storage Deployments

  • Analysing the latest technology that could increase storage capacity to achieve a lifetime of 10 years and more
  • Evaluating new technology based on reliability and lifetime assessment
  • Which technology have the cost advantage prevailing over others for the next 5-10 years?


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Incorporating A Data Analytics Software To Ensure Optimum System Integration Of Hardware And Achieving Bankability Of The Whole Residential Energy Storage Value Chain

  • Examining the tool used to automate hardware (e.g. battery, inverter, loads)
  • Developing a software to be able to operate any size and type of hardware
  • Tracking and monitoring performance data to ensure savings for homeowners

Protecting Homeowners Privacy While Collecting And Analysing Big Energy Data

  • Examining the security procedures in place to protect customers information, usage pattern and transaction details
  • What can be done to prevent companies from misappropriating customers data?
  • Analysing the common human error to prevent data breaches


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Developing A Broader And Stronger Range Of Technological Defenses Against Cyber-attack On A Smart Grid

  • Examining the latest security analytics platforms to build a secure grid
  • Analysing the key factors to build a strong and fast restoration tool
  • What are the latest standards to develop a resilient smart grid?


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Implementing Standards That Will Promote Responsible Mining For Cobalt In Order To Drive A Sustainable Battery Supply Chain

  • What are the standards available to ensure core battery material is not obtained from child labour and environmentally unsustainable practices?
  • Key UN principles, standards and guidelines that support compliance with national and regional certification mechanisms for batteries
  • Analysing the action required between all industry stakeholders and cost implications
Caroline Ngonze
Caroline Ngonze
Programme Expert
UNDP RESEARCH, (BELGIUM)
 

Identifying The Key Drivers For Homeowners To Participate In Vehicle-2-Grid (V2G) When Electric Vehicles Are Stationary At Home

  • Examining clear technical information (including battery degradation) on how Utilities would draw power from electric vehicles
  • Who would cover the cost of battery replacements?
  • Analysing the commercial benefits and compensation for vehicle owners


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SESSION 2 Eliminating The Most Common Interconnection Problems By Simplifying The Technicality Of The Installation Process

  • Ensuring all critical component in the battery system has been approved for interconnection by the industry
  • Integrating a complete system of battery, inverter, communications software, meters and other energy assets
  • What can be done to simplify the wiring of assets?

SESSION 3 Discovering The Three Key Essential Methods That Will Optimise The Installation Process And Cut Down On Installation Cost

  • Reducing the package price of battery, storage box, inverter, cable and other parts
  • Budgeting for additional support and maintenance cost when upgrades or modifications are required
  • What are the ways to cut down on labour cost and hardware cost?

SESSION 4 Evaluating Home Energy Management System (HEMS)

  • Discovering the most efficient method to connect the battery to a customisable cloud-based software
  • Which Home Energy Management System (HEMS) connects easily with current industry batteries, and why?
  • Examining the new upgrades and features that might hinder installation process

SESSION 5 Highlighting Safety & Standards Procedures To Ensure A Safe And Quick Installation Process

  • Highlighting safety hazards during the installation process
  • Developing clear standards on battery warranty including the replacement of battery and labour should the battery fail
  • What are the best practices to follow to create a universal installation method in the industry?

SESSION 6 Scaling Up Battery Installation For The Commercial & Industrial Sector

  • Addressing the challenge of installation of storage due to space constraint
  • How to scale up production of residential batteries without increasing the production cost of the systems?
  • Optimising the installation process to ensure batteries are able to connect to data analytics software or energy management systems in future

SESSION 1 Evaluating The Commercial & Industrial Energy Storage Market In Europe

  • Which markets are driven by constraints (i.e.congestion vs market services?)
  • Who are the real customers in each separate market?
  • Examining holistic energy solutions for Commercial & Industrial sector
Roberto Castiglioni
Roberto Castiglioni
Managing Director & CEO
Ikigai Group, (United Kingdom)
 

SESSION 2 Comparing The Following Business Models: Sales Vs Service Vs Lease

  • Which ones are closer to reality?
  • What is the impact of different customer classes on the business models?
  • What are the regulatory differences?
Roberto Castiglioni
Roberto Castiglioni
Managing Director & CEO
Ikigai Group, (United Kingdom)
 

SESSION 3 Mitigating Business Risks In Commercial & Industrial Energy Storage Projects

  • How to make lenders collaborate with short term contracts in a high risk market
  • How to assess and quantify revenues over the long term, and quantify the uncertainty
  • What are the key steps we need to take in order to finance energy storage projects? What are the revenue streams and relative split?
Roberto Castiglioni
Roberto Castiglioni
Managing Director & CEO
Ikigai Group, (United Kingdom)
 

SESSION 4 How To Have A Clear And Dependable Revenue Stream For Assets To Encourage Debt And Equity Investors

  • Rather than revenue stacking, can TSOs and DSOs consider providing 5-10 years contracts to encourage private players participation in storage deployment?
Roberto Castiglioni
Roberto Castiglioni
Managing Director & CEO
Ikigai Group, (United Kingdom)
 

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)
 

Installing 380MW Grid-Scale LFP BESS with 690MW Solar Farm, Creating Critical, Reliable Green Power and System Balancing for Nevada’s Super Peak

  • Providing flexible, reliable generation to meet super peak demand thus placing downward pressure on electricity prices 
  • Innovation, sustainability and ESG considerations for BESS  
  • Balancing our future grids - Investigating different technologies available and the use cases they support
Anne Foster
Anne Foster
Director
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, (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)
 

Analysing The Role Of Large-Scale Energy Storage And Identifying Opportunities For Innovation

  • Key technology and differentiation
  • Examining the role of longer duration storage
  • ARENA's role in demonstrating new technology and driving technologies to be commercially viable
Dan Sturrock
Dan Sturrock
Director
AUSTRALIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY
AGENCY
, (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)
 

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)
 

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)
 

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)
 

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)
 

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)
 

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)
 

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 


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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)
 

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)
 

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 accommodate 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: 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)
 

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)
 

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)
 

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)
 

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
08:00

DSOs Breakfast Session

Welcome Address

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

Welcome Address

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

Welcome Address

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

Energy Storage Reality Check

  • Examining technology deployment trends
  • Evaluating results to date within real life deployments
  • Did energy storage work? When and where?


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Explaining And Evaluating Different Energy Storage Technologies

  • Chemical - Electrochemical - Electrical - Thermal - Mechanical Energy Storage
  • Which criteria to follow and for which applications?
  • Which KPIs are essential to compare technologies?


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How Can Energy Storage Projects And Deployments Be Made Attractive To An Investor?

Overcoming the uncertainty of the storage systems to achieve frequency control and stabilization, by explaining the following factors:
  • The legal requirements
  • The correct battery capacity
  • The needed financial model


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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


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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?


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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?


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How To Use The Latest Standards When Deciding An Energy Storage Technology

  • Identifying the latest standards
  • Which standard makes it easier to buy a battery. How to use such standard?


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STRUCTURED GROUP LEARNING

Participants will be given a key topic of their choice to examine and create an action plan for within a roundtable set up


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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?


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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?


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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


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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
 


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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?


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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


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11:10

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

11:00-11:40

Coffee Break & Networking

10:45

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

10:45

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

11:00-11:40

Coffee Break & Networking

Evaluating The Strategic Differences Between The Virtual Power Plant And The Utility Storage System

  • Which one is better and when?
  • How can we combine these two solutions to one?
  • Are the batteries the only solution or should we combine different solutions such as DSM, Frequency Regulation, or reduction of grid charges.


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Redesigning The Power System (Energy Market, Frequency Regulation, Capacity Market) By Taking Into Account New Technologies

  • How to make the link between what the technology can do and what the power system needs
  • How can we think outside of the current market design and regulation?
  • How to be able to identify the obstacles in the current market design and regulation which are preventing to capture all the benefits proposed by energy storage


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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


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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?


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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?


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Making a matrix of operating conditions and energy storage applications

  • Adopting the right value for the right storage vectors and services in various systems
  • Resolving nameplate versus useable energy capacity & allowing for degradation
  • Documenting the relationship between $/MW, $/MWh (capacity), and $/MWh (lifetime throughput)


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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?


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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?


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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?
 


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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?


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13:00-14:30

Lunch

12:40

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

13:00-14:30

Lunch

12:40

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

12:50

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

Designing An Energy Storage System With The Optimum Battery Capacity And Achieving Financial ROI

  • How to properly input and design a storage system that will achieve an optimum point of the battery life expectancy.
  • What are the engineering issues for the inverter
  • What are the main parameters that must be considered in order to achieve optimum design


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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?


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Franck Girard
Franck Girard
Chairman & Managing Director
NIDEC, (France)
 


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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


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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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STRUCTURED GROUP LEARNING

  • Participants will be given a key topic of their choice to examine and create an action plan for within a roundtable set up


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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?


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How To Operate, Maintain And Regulate The Service

  • What is the experience so far and what are the lessons learnt?
  • What are the safety and risk measures?
  • How to protect the privacy of the storage system?
 


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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


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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?


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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?


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16:00-16:40

Coffee Break & Networking

16:00-16:40

Coffee Break & Networking

15:25

Coffee & Exhibition Visit

15:25

Coffee Break & Exhibition

15:30

Coffee Break & 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?
 


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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


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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?


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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
17:10

End Of Large Scale Applications Forum.

16:55

End Of The Residential Energy Storage Forum

Exploring Innovative Regulatory Frameworks That Will Attract Investments And Develop New Energy Storage Projects In Europe

  • Details on how a consistent plan at European level for the installation of storage is being developed
  • What time scales and what type of regulation on storage shall be expected in Europe and in which countries?
  • Exploring ways to give project developers confidence in supporting energy storage projects
MICHAL KREPELKA
Michal Krepelka
Michal Krepelka
Project Manager - Energy Storage
CEZ, (CZECH REPUBLIC)
 

Applying Co-optimization Of Batteries To Improve Energy Arbitrage And Regulation Services

  • Evaluating different application combinations at different timescales
  • How to generate revenue and ensure a profit from multiple streams?
  • How to use multi-scale dynamic programming?
ARNIM WAUSCHKUHN
Arnim Wauschkuhn
Arnim Wauschkuhn
Sales Director Engineering and Consulting Services
ENBW, (GERMANY)
 

One Year Operations Of Energy Storage Pilot Projects In Italy: How Regulators And TSOs Can Work Together To Disseminate Results To Market Players

  • The regulatory rationale for pilot project of storage operated by a TSO
  • Energy-driven (NaS) and Power-driven (Li-ion) storage: applications: targets and main results
  • Time-shifting storage application and Dynamic Thermal Rating: comparing results
Rosario Polito
Rosario Polito
Rosario Polito
Head Of Innovation And Storage
TERNA, (ITALY)
 

How can EPCs Best Manage Their Supply Chain, Grid Interconnection, Testing & Commissioning?

  • Understanding the players involved in the supply chain and ensuring that they are local and accessible.
  • Ensuring that the grid interconnection is making energy storage as plug-and-play as possible for the utility.
  • How is the EPC evolving and adapting to changing energy requirements and advances in technology.
Franck Girard
Franck Girard
Chairman & Managing Director
NIDEC, (France)
 

How To Predict Revenues More Accurately To Ensure Bankability Of Large Scale Grid Applications Energy Storage

  • Which tools and KPIs need to be evaluated?
  • Providing a review of accurate forecasting frameworks
  • Utilising simulation models to predict revenues effectively
Haresh Kamath
Haresh Kamath
Haresh Kamath
Battery Storage Group Director
EPRI, (USA)
 

How To Use And Reuse Energy Storage Connected To Uninterruptible Power Supplies For Grid Services?

  • Monitoring and measuring the electricity supply to the load within a 3 millisecond timeframe
  • How to have greater control and flexibility of a site’s electricity usage to access grid incentives?
  • Should capacity be added by installing additional batteries during the specification process or once demand is growing?
Christopher Campbell
Christopher Campbell
Christopher Campbell
Vice President Critical Energy Business Development
VERTIV, (ITALY)
 

Reducing The Cost Of Peak Demand With Ancillary Services

  • Analysing minute-by-minute adjustments to keep supply and demand balanced at the correct frequency and voltage
  • How to manage bottlenecks to transmit the power being produced
  • Identifying where you connect with the services you need
MICHAEL ASHCROFT
Michael Ashcroft
Michael Ashcroft
Innovation Strategy Manager
NATIONAL GRID, (UK)
 

Structuring Your Energy Storage Project To Attract Funding From Investors

  • How to demonstrate long-term revenue?
  • Considerations of other financial structures such as lease-financing for batteries
  • What size should your energy storage project be in order to achieve project financing?
Kacem
Kacem Bouithem
Kacem Bouithem
Senior Vice President, Power, Utilities, Metals & Mining
SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION, (United Kingdom)
 

Identifying The Challenges When Replacing Diesel Back-Up Generators With Energy Storage In 760 Supermarkets

  • What are the opportunities and boundaries?
  • Identifying the peak shaving VS demand response management needs
  • Suggestions for grid operators, legislators and energy storage vendors
Tom Vandenberghe
Tom Vandenberghe
Tom Vandenberghe
Energy Manager
Delhaize Group, (BELGIUM)
 

How To Secure And Structure Long-Term Power Purchase Agreements To Support Energy Storage

  • Who is willing to pay a certain KW/H and at what price?
  • What type of guarantees are available?
  • Balancing long-term agreements with decreasing costs of storage
Fabien Bricault
Fabien Bricault
Fabien Bricault
Project Manager
EDF, (France)
 

Creating The Right Algorithm To Deliver The Optimal Amount Of Storage Services

  • Identifying the best algorithm to use for maximum capacity through testing
  • What are the steps to bring algorithms to life to stack your values?
  • Evaluating current algorithms and their longevity of effectiveness
Tobias Blank
Tobias Blank
Tobias Blank
Product manager battery systems
E.ON, (GERMANY)
 

PANEL SESSION

How To Reach An Agreement Of The DSO/TSO Role On The Challenge of Owning & Operating Storage Within Regulatory Frameworks
  • Who is and who is not able to own and operate storage?
  • Examining definitions in different European markets
  • Exploring activities that can be run on top of owning & operating storage, are these just for aggregators?
Christoph Jugel
Christoph Jugel
Christoph Jugel
Director Energy Systems
DENA, (Germany)
 

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 Gartensaal at the Bristol Hotel

GALA DINNER SPONSORED BY VERTIV (Sold Out)

The Gala Dinner will take place at the Five Stars Kempinski Hotel Bristol. Spaces are limited to only 90 delegates.

BREAKFAST WITH THE UTILITIES

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

Analysing The Results From Supplying Energy To Remote Areas With Hybrid Storage

  • Evaluating how much energy is produced
  • How to optimise hydrogen
  • Effects on consumption
Martina Ciani Bassetti
Martina Ciani Bassetti
Martina Ciani Bassetti
Project Manager - Energy Storage
ENEL Green Power, (ITALY)
 

Using A Battery Storage System For Peak Shaving And Frequency Regulation Simultaneously

  • How to manage the use of different timescales for different applications
  • How to identify operational constraints and uncertainties in customer load and regulation signals
  • What battery control algorithms are best for combining these two applications effectively?


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Determining Different Business Models Of Energy Storage Applications, Interfaces And Services

  • What was considered when creating the estimated ROI
  • Identifying the benefit function first in order to maximize ROI
  • Evaluating the scalability from pilot project to world wide adoption
Alice Zheng
Alice Zheng
Alice Zheng
Executive General Manager
NARADA POWER SOURCE, (CHINA)
 

What Does A Data Centre Need To Consider Before Preparing The Business Case For Energy Storage?

  • Understanding the energy needs of a data centre
  • What are the  cost   and   benefit   considerations   per   square meter for a data centre adopting energy storage?
  • What does the energy storage community need to put in place when addressing the needs of data centres?
David Manning
David Manning
David Manning
Managing Director
MIGSOLV DATA CENTRE, (UK)
 

Examining Which Energy Storage Technologies And Tariff Models Are Most Suitable In The Czech Republic

  • How to consider the totality of services that ES can provide to assign tariffs for each service
  • Evaluating current trends in the market to predict future adoption
  • What needs to be prepared now by utilities and vendors to assist the market in the Czech Republic?
D Safar
David Šafář
David Šafář
Head of Grid Management and Strategic Projects
E.ON, (CZECH REPUBLIC)
 

CASE STUDY: Building out 49 MW in 7 months in the changing UK market

  • Evaluating the build-out of a 20MW and 29MW site in parallel;
  • Importance of communication and speed in the supply chain;
  • Challenges in UK marke
Steven Meersman
Steven Meersman
Steven Meersman
Founder
ZENOBE ENERGY, (UK)
 

How To Guarantee Performance As Software Control Systems Play A More Dominant Role With The Energy Storage System?

  • Evaluating the assurances that EPCs & technology providers will provide in terms of performance
  • Understanding warranties and types of insurance available
  • What are the KPIs that EPCs should be held accountable for?
Semih Oztreves
Semih Oztreves
Semih Oztreves
Business Development Manager, Energy Storage and Integration
GREENSMITH ENERGY, (USA)
 

PANEL SESSION

To What Extent Is Energy Storage Adding Value To The Business Plan Of Municipal Utilities?
  • What are the business needs of Municipal utilities?
  • Evaluating Residential Energy Storage vs Large Scale Storage: Is energy storage valuable? if yes where and when? If not why not? What would it take to make energy storage valuable to a small utility?
  • What kind of energy storage technologies would be most suited to the business needs of Municipal Utilities?
jost broichmann
Jost Broichmann
Jost Broichmann
Consultant
WEMAG (MUNICIPAL UTILITY), (GERMANY)
 


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Malcolm Yadack
Malcolm Yadack
Malcolm Yadack
Head of Innovation
STADTWERKE TÜBINGEN, (GERMAN UTILITY / STADTWERKE)
 
Matthias Kittler
Matthias Kittler
Matthias Kittler
Head of Strategy
ENERCITY, (GERMAN UTILITY / STADTWERKE)
 

The Overview Of Renewables And Energy Storage In Vietnam

  • Examining how to use Energy Storage as a reliability enhancement tool and a way to defer capital expansion in Vietnam
  • Selecting the Energy Storage System suitable for stationary energy storage
  • Identifying methods for allowing cost recovery for innovative energy storage technology
Mr. Minh Quang
Nguyen Minh Quang
Nguyen Minh Quang
Power System Analysis and Planning Department Expert
EVN National Load Dispatch Centre (NLDC), (VIETNAM)
 

Evaluating Energy Storage Solutions For DSOs And Minimising Investment Expenditure

  • Avoiding or postponing grid investment
  • Examining macro perspectives for power systems
  • Theoretical analysis of ESS investment and cost sharing solutions
TOMASZ RODZIEWICZ
Tomasz Rodziewicz
Tomasz Rodziewicz
Innovation and New Technologies Manager
TAURON, (POLAND)
 

THE X INVESTMENT FACTOR

Get to know the thinking behind the investor’s mind in this unique session. The panel moderator will introduce to the investors 4 different energy storage projects that would require funding. Then each of the investors will evaluate: 1) How they would invest or 2) Why they wouldn’t invest and what is missing. If you have a project that requires funding and you would like it to be featured in this session apply now
GUSTAVO FILIPE
Gustavo Filipe Coito
Gustavo Filipe Coito
Senior Vice President - Energy Storage Infrastructure
SUSI PARTNERS, (SWITZERLAND)
 
Felix Holz
Felix Holz
Felix Holz
Vice President
DEUTSCHE BANK, (GERMANY)
 
JAMES FRITH
James Frith
James Frith
Energy Storage Analyst
BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE, (UK)
 

BAP – BUILDING THE ACTION PLAN

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 2018 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 The Investors

An informal standing panel session with 5 investors giving answers to the questions from a selected audience of 40 participants whilst Breakfast at the 5 Stars Kempinski Hotel is being served. After the panel the delegates can approach each investor for private questions.
Finbarr O Sullivan
Finbarr O’Sullivan
Finbarr O'Sullivan
Head of the Innovfin Energy Demonstration Projects Facility
European Investment Bank, (Ireland)
 
Tobias Rothacher
Tobias Rothacher
Tobias Rothacher
Senior Manager
Energy, Environment & Resources Germany Trade and Invest, (Germany)
 
Armand Ferreira
Armand Ferreira
Armand Ferreira
Director
ING Wholesale Banking/Sustainable Finance, (Netherlands)
 
Lucille Bonnet
Lucille Bonnet
Lucille Bonnet
Senior Investment Manager
HIGH-TECH GRUNDERFUNDS, (GERMANY)
 
Jim Campion
Jim Campion
Jim Campion
Partner
ENERCAP CAPITAL, (UK)
 

Financing solutions for the renewable energy market

  • Financing by Green Bonds,
  • Sustainability Improvement Loans
  • Green Loans
Armand Ferreira
Armand Ferreira
Armand Ferreira
Director
ING Wholesale Banking/Sustainable Finance, (Netherlands)
 

CASE STUDY: Understanding The Renewable Energy Needs Of Hospitals In Scotland

  • How can an hospital benefit from energy storage and what will it not benefit from?
  • What are the energy efficiency priority KPIs for an hospital and how have they been fulfilled so far?
  • How to achieve long term technology partnerships
KATHRYN DAPRÉ
Kathryn Dapré
Kathryn Dapré
Head of Engineering, Energy and Sustainability - Facilities Directorate Procurement
NHS National Services, (SCOTLAND)
 

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?
  • What are the economics when you have more flexibility?
  • Maximising the value of energy storage
DAVID VANGULICK
David Vangulick
David Vangulick
Head Of Long Term Planning Team
ORES, (BELGIUM)
 

Understanding the importance of LPWAN and Blockchain for the ​Energy Storage industry

  • LPWAN usage in solar industries;
  • Blockchain for energy data trading;
  • MatchX+MXC End-to-End solutions for energy storage.
Xin Hu
Xin Hu
Xin Hu
CEO
MatchX, (GERMANY)
 

The Changing Economics of Energy Storage

  • Using the UK as a case study we explore how the economics of energy storage can change over a short period of time;
  • As FFR revenues have fallen and long term contracts are hard to secure the economics of storage have worsened in the UK;
  • Storage costs continue to fall and new regulations are being brought in to encourage storage build helping market to bounce back
JAMES FRITH
James Frith
James Frith
Energy Storage Analyst
BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE, (UK)
 

Evaluating Hydropower In Combination With Battery Storage – What Are The Best Scenarios?

  • Understanding the next generation requirements for a Hydropower facility with high power batteries as energy storage
  • Examining SynergE and evaluating the user experience of batteries in combination with different case scenarios
  • What will be the status of Hydropower by 2030?
Karl Anton Zach
Karl Anton Zach
Karl Anton Zach
Project Manager
VERBUND, (AUSTRIA)
 
Otto Pirker
Otto Pirker
Otto Pirker
Senior Advisor
VERBUND, (AUSTRIA)
 

Recycling And How To Start An Open Market For Second Life Batteries In Order To Lower The Costs Of Energy Storage Systems

  • What can be recycled and what will be the value?
  • Lessons learned from Lead Acid Batteries Recycling system and the EV industry
  • How much of a battery can actually be recycled?


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PANEL SESSION

How Do EPC’s Define And Manage Operations And Maintenance For Storage Projects?
  • Should EPCs manage operations and maintenance or should it be managed by a 3rd party or owner/operator?
  • How to ensure quick turnaround for repairs?
  • What is included with operations and maintenance services?
Oliver Baudson
Oliver Baudson
Oliver Baudson
Managing Director
Flagsol, (Germany)
 
Vassilis Zorbas
Vassilis Zorbas
Vassilis Zorbas
General Manager
Phoenix Solar, (Greece)
 
Magnus Miemois
Magnus Miemois
Magnus Miemois
Director, Hybrids, Energy Storage and Integration
WARTSILA, (Finland)
 
Steffan Mueller
Stefan Mueller
Stefan Mueller
Co-Founder and Board Member
ENERPARC, (Germany)
 


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LOOKING BEYOND FREQUENCY REGULATION MARKET TO EARN REVENUES FOR STORAGE

  • Evaluating business options for batteries beyond frequency response services
  • Achieving the optimal portfolio of products to capture the value in the future market
  • What are the most promising solutions for long-term storage?
MICHAL KREPELKA
Michal Krepelka
Michal Krepelka
Project Manager - Energy Storage
CEZ, (CZECH REPUBLIC)
 

Evaluating Lithium Reserves, Availability, Utilisation, Future Demand & Price

  • When will lithium technology be ready for a widespread deployment of storage?
  • Will there be enough lithium for worldwide mass use?
  • Exploring combinations with lithium for decreased costs
Maarten van Blijderveen
Maarten van Blijderveen
Maarten van Blijderveen
Senior Project Manager
LIANDON, (THE NETHERLANDS)
 

Evaluating The Economics For Gas Storage Within Large Scale Grid Connected Applications

  • Value drivers of grid connected energy storage
  • Security of supply and security of demand
  • Energy storage landscape in the low carbon energy system
HANS-AGE NIELSEN
Hans-Åge Nielsen
Hans-Åge Nielsen
Head of Planning Department
GAS STORAGE DENMARK / ENERGINET, (DENMARK)
 

Evaluating The Results From 20000 Residential Energy Storage Systems In Germany

  • What are the Key Performance Indicators To Monitor from 64 different values measuring every second?
  • Examining the results by evaluating price, size and manufacturers
  • What were the typical design choices and configurations bought by German consumers?


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Examining The Quality Impact On The Distribution Network With 70 Properties Using Residential Energy Storage

  • What type of services and incentives were possible for the residential customers
  • To what extent did the DNO have control from the battery unit in terms of peak shaving and demand response?
  • Evaluating 3 different battery technologies
Ismini Dimitriadou
Ismini Dimitriadou
Ismini Dimitriadou
Innovation Engineer
UK POWER NETWORKS, (UK)
 

Where And What Standards for Residential Plug & Play Energy Storage Applications Are Necessary?

  • What are the real needs of the market for this certain type of standards?
  • Which groups and technical committees could add value and how?
  • When can we see a true standard for plug&play residential energy storage?
Cathy Crunelle
Cathy Crunelle
Cathy Crunelle
Future Home lab manager
ENGIE Laborelec, (BELGIUM)
 

Evaluating Virtual Power Plants To Market The Flexibility Of Distributed Energy Resources

  • Creating system reliability in combination with grid stability
  • Creating schedules for all energy resources
  • What are the business models available?
Martijn van der Eerden
Martijn van der Eerden
Martijn van der Eerden
Project Manager | Asset Management Strategie & Innovation
ALLIANDER, (NETHERLANDS)
 

Fostering Innovation with Open Data and Hackathons to Engage Customers in a Metropolitan Energy Grid

  • Open Data as a Tool to make transparent to the Berliners what going on in the grid
  • How can you foster Innovation with Hackathons and what were the results achieved?
  • How can an online game help to create an understanding for the grid and load flexibilities?
Thomas Tursics
Thomas Tursics
Thomas Tursics
Lab Lead
Code for Germany, (Germany)
 
Christian Jacob
Christian Jacob
Christian Jacob
Innovation Manager
STROMNETZ BERLIN, (GERMANY)
 

Evaluating The Results From 800 Residential Energy Storage Systems In Italy

  • What are the Key Performance Indicators To Monitor?
  • Examining the results by evaluating price, size and manufacturers;
  • What were the typical design choices and configurations bought by Italian consumers?


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Comparing Cathode Vs Anode Future Research Investment For Achieving Competitive Advantage And Lowering Battery Costs

  • Where and how will the anode and the cathode play a key role?
  • Where will most R&D investments be made?
  • Looking beyond current chemistries and examining the role of each in the next 3 years
EMMANUEL BENEFICE
Emmanuel Benefice
Emmanuel Benefice
CEO
ZINIUM, (FRANCE)
 

Optimizing system costs with distributed storage and self-consumption

  • how to convey the right economic and price signals;
  • the role of time of use network tariffs;
  • the business model of self-consumption shall not be to escape tariffs, but to help optimize system costs and therefore reduce the electricity bill
Dominique Jamme
Dominique Jamme
Dominique Jamme
Special Advisor
Commission de régulation de l'énergie (CRE), (FRANCE)
 

Examining The Energy Needs Of Business Hotels And Creating ROI From New Technologies

  • Comparing the ROI of different clean energy technologies - when is energy storage needed?
  • Identifying the peak shaving VS demand response management needs
  • Suggestions for grid operators, legislators and energy storage vendors
JUAN ANTONIO CABALLERO SÁNCHEZ
Juan Antonio Caballero Sánchez
Juan Antonio Caballero Sánchez
Vice President Maintenance and Engineering
NH HOTEL GROUP, (SPAIN)
 

How Can Blockchain Maximise Residential Energy Storage Services?

  • To what extent do end users want to use blockchain?
  • How to overcome transaction delays
  • Is blockchain a solution looking for a problem?
Meinhard Benn
Meinhard Benn
Meinhard Benn
CEO
SatoshiPay, (GERMANY)
 

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 Gartensaal at the Bristol Hotel

How To Develop a Viable Business Model For Behind-The-Meter Storage In Sweden, Italy, UK And Germany

  • What are the sizes of the systems in different countries. What were the most successful solutions so far?
  • What is the estimated payback time?
  • How to reduce the cost of agreements with installers for residential energy storage applications
STUART NORMAN
Stuart Norman
Stuart Norman
Solar & Storage Leader
E.ON, (UK)
 

Examining The Impacts Of Storing Energy In The Home & How This Will Minimize Reliance On The Utility

  • What affects will energy have on increasing power consumption and undercutting environmental benefits?
  • What business models are working?
  • How does energy storage reduce the magnitude of power flows in the grid and is this a positive or a negative?
Ralf Bosch
Ralf Bosch
Ralf Bosch
Project Manager
ENGIE, (BELGIUM)
 

Evaluating The ROI From One Year Of Residential Energy Storage Deployments In Germany, Netherlands And Belgium

  • What services did the batteries provide?
  • What was the cost per kWh?
  • How to ensure maximum performance of your battery?
Dirk-Jan Middelkoop
Dirk-Jan Middelkoop
Dirk-Jan Middelkoop
Manager Solar and Storage
ENECO, (THE NETHERLANDS)
 

Reducing Energy Consumption With Simple Plant Management Within A Hospital – Is Energy Storage Needed?

  • What were the results achieved in the last 6 years?
  • What are the plans for reducing energy consumption in the next 5 years
  • To what extent would a hospital need an energy storage solution and why?
Fabio Fresi
Fabio Fresi
Fabio Fresi
Energy Efficiency Supervisor
HUMANITAS GRADENIGO, (ITALY)
 

Utilising Energy Storage Capacity Of Electric Vehicles For Economic And Grid Purposes – How Can The Current Grid Cope With The Increased Demand From EVs?

  • How are the majority of customers utilising EES from their EVs?
  • How to balance electricity supply and demand fluctuations over a period of seconds and minutes?
  • Utilising idle batteries to pump energy into the grid and power buildings
NICOLAS SCHOTTEY
Nicolas Schottey
Nicolas Schottey
Program Director EV Battery & Charging Infrastructure
RENAULT, (FRANCE)
 

How Can The Internet of Things Provide Prosumers With New & Real Value-Adding Services?

  • Identifying the business cases that are providing results
  • How will sensor-based asset diagnostics & predictive maintenance play a role?
  • How to create and bundle the right services?
RICHARD BOSGRAAF
Richard Bosgraaf
Richard Bosgraaf
Smart Grid IT Innovation
COGAS , (THE NETHERLANDS)
 

Examining Consumption Profiles And Best Solutions For Supermarkets – To What Extent Is Energy Storage Needed?

  • What kind of KPIs are being evaluated?
  • Identifying and creating the true number of savings a Supermarket could achieve with Energy Storage
  • Suggestions to energy storage solutions providers
Camille Chapalain
Camille Chapalain
Camille Chapalain
Group Energy Manager
CARREFOUR, (BELGIUM)
 

Regulating Within An Environment Of Rapid Energy Technologies Advancements And Market Disruptions

  • Examining the technological convergence of EVs and energy markets
  • To what extent innovative ownership and policy structures support prosumer development under new models? - The threat of grid defection
  • What obstacles do we need to overcome for residential energy storage potential taxation - to tax or not to tax? to what extent is this taxation fair?
Andy Burgess
Andy Burgess
Associate Partner - Energy Systems Integration
OFGEM, (UK)
 

CASE STUDY: A DSO’s view on future flexibility needs and the corresponding perspective from the project Designetz

  • Evaluating the flexibility needs of a DSO in 20 years
  • a new approach for flexibility management
  • Deep Dive into a specific storage Demo Case with results so far
  • Outlook: Stepping from Theory into Demonstration - how to do that?
Erik Hauptmeier
Dr. Erik Hauptmeier
Dr. Erik Hauptmeier
System Operations, System Development
WESTNETZ, (GERMANY)
 

PANEL SESSION – REGULATION

Providing A Clear Vision For Residential Energy Storage To Manage Regulatory Reviews & Policy Changes
  • Identifying what needs to be considered presently & in the future
  • Managing the uncertainty over future changes to the electricity market & network charging
  • How to boost the bankability of storage whilst managing reviews and changes
Dominique Jamme
Dominique Jamme
Dominique Jamme
Special Advisor
Commission de régulation de l'énergie (CRE), (FRANCE)
 
Peter Stratmann
Peter Stratmann
Peter Stratmann
Head of Unit for Renewables
FEDERALNETWORK AGENCY FORELECTRICITY, (GERMANY)
 
James Loewen
James Loewen
James Loewen
Owner
Everspring Energy, (USA)
 
Rolands Irklis
Rolands Irklis
Rolands Irklis
Chairman
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION, (LATVIA)
 
Andy Burgess
Andy Burgess
Associate Partner - Energy Systems Integration
OFGEM, (UK)
 

Exploring Innovative Regulatory Frameworks That Will Attract Investments And Develop New Energy Storage Projects In Europe

  • Details on how a consistent plan at European level for the installation of storage is being developed
  • What time scales and what type of regulation on storage shall be expected in Europe and in which countries?
  • Exploring ways to give project developers confidence in supporting energy storage projects
MICHAL KREPELKA
Michal Krepelka
Michal Krepelka
Project Manager - Energy Storage
CEZ, (CZECH REPUBLIC)
 

Applying Co-optimization Of Batteries To Improve Energy Arbitrage And Regulation Services

  • Evaluating different application combinations at different timescales
  • How to generate revenue and ensure a profit from multiple streams?
  • How to use multi-scale dynamic programming?
ARNIM WAUSCHKUHN
Arnim Wauschkuhn
Arnim Wauschkuhn
Sales Director Engineering and Consulting Services
ENBW, (GERMANY)
 

One Year Operations Of Energy Storage Pilot Projects In Italy: How Regulators And TSOs Can Work Together To Disseminate Results To Market Players

  • The regulatory rationale for pilot project of storage operated by a TSO
  • Energy-driven (NaS) and Power-driven (Li-ion) storage: applications: targets and main results
  • Time-shifting storage application and Dynamic Thermal Rating: comparing results
Rosario Polito
Rosario Polito
Rosario Polito
Head Of Innovation And Storage
TERNA, (ITALY)
 

Evaluating The Results From 20000 Residential Energy Storage Systems In Germany

  • What are the Key Performance Indicators To Monitor from 64 different values measuring every second?
  • Examining the results by evaluating price, size and manufacturers
  • What were the typical design choices and configurations bought by German consumers?


, ()
 

Examining The Quality Impact On The Distribution Network With 70 Properties Using Residential Energy Storage

  • What type of services and incentives were possible for the residential customers
  • To what extent did the DNO have control from the battery unit in terms of peak shaving and demand response?
  • Evaluating 3 different battery technologies
Ismini Dimitriadou
Ismini Dimitriadou
Ismini Dimitriadou
Innovation Engineer
UK POWER NETWORKS, (UK)
 

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