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6th Residential Energy Storage Forum Program

31 March - 2 April 2020 - Munich

Programme At A Glance

Residential Energy Storage Forum 2020

Welcome Address

Livia Machado
Conference Researcher
DUFRESNE, (SINGAPORE)
 

Predicting A Timeline When Self-consumption Will Be Cheaper Than The Electricity Grid To Get The Tipping Point For Mass Installation

  • Examining when would the tax rate be favourable for mass market
  • Analysing the reduction of technology cost to reach tipping point
  • What price band should the residential storage system hit in order for mass consumers take up to be successful and when will it happen?
Rory McCarthy
Rory McCarthy
Senior Analyst
Wood Mackenzie, (UK)
 

Building A More Reliable And Efficient Smart Grid Between Utilities And Residential Energy Storage Units Through A Virtual Power Plant (VPP)

  • Examining the government policies and market operations standards to support development of VPP
  • How to prevent disconnection of assets from the grid during high voltage levels?
  • Ensuring correct installation procedure to maximise VPP performance
jost broichmann
Jost Broichmann
Jost Broichmann
Consultant
WEMAG (MUNICIPAL UTILITY), (GERMANY)
 

Transforming Residential Energy Storage Structure And Optimising Operational Performance With Internet of Things (IoT), Home Networks & Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • Examining the long-term benefits and savings by incorporating Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, Smart Technologies with energy storage
  • Analysing successful examples of implementing Smart Technologies to optimise energy storage operations
  • Developing a tool to analyse and manage data to improve customer engagement and retention
Marco Gazzino
Marco Gazzino
Head of Innovation
Enel, (Italy)
 

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?
Jan-Åke Johnsson
Jan-Åke Johnsson
Building Services Engineering Manager
IKEA, (Sweden)
 

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 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 possibilities of installing district storage near the grid
Monica Löf
Monica Löf
R&D Programme Manager for Smart Energy Solutions
Vattenfall, (Sweden)
 

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

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

Evaluating Features Of Hydrogen Storage And Its Market Potential Within The Residential Energy Storage Market

  • Examining the energy density of hydrogen storage within residential applications
  • Comparing the lifetime cost of hydrogen storage with other technologies
  • Analysing the safety concerns of having hydrogen storage in the house
Stuart Norman
Stuart Norman
Solar & Storage Technical Programme Manager
E.ON, (UK)
 

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
Researcher in the Field of Battery Systems Engineering
ZSW, (Germany)
 

Examining Customers Data To Develop Clear Policies And Regulation For Fostering Residential Energy Storage

  • Identifying clear price signals and establishing frameworks for engaging with the market
  • Analysing the monetary and technical limits for charging and discharging of Electric Vehicle to the grid
  • Providing incentives to encourage homeowners to install storage with rooftop photovoltaic
Kai-Philipp Kairies
Kai-Philipp Kairies
Director Technical Consulting
RWTH AACHEN UNIVERSITY, (Germany)
 
Luigi Mazzocchi
Luigi Mazzocchi
Director Department Generation Systems
RSE, (Italy)
 
Robert O’Rourke
Robert O’Rourke
Network Manager
Commission for Regulation of Utilities, (Ireland)
 
Tudor Constantinescu
Tudor Constantinescu
Principal Advisor To The Director General For Energy
European Commission, (Belgium)
 

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
Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones
Partner
Everoze, (UK)
 

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?
Ali Ozgun Cetin
Ali Ozgun Cetin

BEDAS, (Turkey)
 

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 Adequate Battery Size For Peak Demand And Maximising Space In Commercial & Industrial Sites With Energy Storage

  • Examining the suitable battery size due to space constraint
  • Evaluating the long-term benefits and savings achieved with energy storage
  • Analysing the storage application for C&I Suggested speaker: Supermarket, Hotel, Telecommunication, Oil & Gas Industry
Dariusz Stańczak
Dariusz Stańczak

Orange, (Poland)
 

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?
Rui Bernardo
Rui Bernardo
Electrical Engineer
EDP, (Portugal)
 

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
Philip Eisenring
Philip Eisenring
Co-Founder
Peeeks Power, (Switzerland)
 

Evaluating Different Battery Technologies To Achieve A Safe And Long Lasting Residential Energy Storage

  • Comparing battery technology on energy density for residential usage
  • Minimising the rate of battery degradation to ensure higher lifespan
  • Examining battery chemistry to eliminate safety concerns

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
Federico D’Angelo
Federico D’Angelo
Founding Partner - Architect
DESIGN DRIVEN REVOLUTION, (ITALY)
 

Building The Action Plan

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

Breakfast With The Investors

Fabio Lancellotti
Fabio Lancellotti
Investment Manager
ASTER CAPITAL, (France)
 
Roberto Castiglioni
Roberto Castiglioni
Managing Director & CEO
Ikigai Group, (Italy)
 

Start of Forum Day Three

Livia Machado
Conference Researcher
DUFRESNE, (SINGAPORE)
 

Creating A Robust And Certified Battery Technology Which Offers 10 Years Of Warranty To Residential End Users

  • Addressing key challenges related to battery degradation and performance
  • Assurance of safety issues with credible third party testing laboratory results
  • What are the key criteria that Insurance companies are using?
Kai-Philipp Kairies
Kai-Philipp Kairies
Director Technical Consulting
RWTH AACHEN UNIVERSITY, (Germany)
 

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
Erik Hauptmeier
Erik Hauptmeier
Systems Operations
Westnetz, (Germany)
 

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
Domenico Cimmino
Domenico Cimmino

Evolvere, (Italy)
 

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
Oliver Prislan
Oliver Prislan
Manager Network Planning & Energy
Verizon, (Germany)
 

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.
Ramses Garrote
Ramses Garrote
Technical Services Manager
Viesgo, (Spain)
 

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?
Marcel Keiffenheim
Marcel Keiffenheim
Head of Energy Policy
Greenpeace Energy, (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

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
Georg Vogt
Georg Vogt
Head of ICT Innovation Energy
Empirica Communication and Technology Research, (Germany)
 

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?
Fabio Lancellotti
Fabio Lancellotti
Investment Manager
ASTER CAPITAL, (France)
 

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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