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CONFERENCE

AGENDA

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
July 1, 2014
Session Time Topics Speakers
  8:30 – 9:00 Tea/Coffee  
Introduction 9:00 – 9:05 Introduction to the conference and welcome remarks
  • Global Transmission Research
Opening Session 9:05 – 9:45
  • • The International Energy Agencys’ outlook
      for global grid scale energy storage
  • • The European Commission’s outlook for
      European grid-scale energy storage
  • Cecilia Tam, Head of Energy Demand
      Technology Unit, IEA
  • Marie Donnelly, Director C - Renewables,
      Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency,
      European Commission
9:45–9:55 Q&A and discussion with the panel  
Policy, Legislative and Regulatory Developments 9:55–11:15
  • • Review of new regulations, legislations and
      approaches to support energy storage in
       Europe, USA, China, Japan, etc.
  • • Discussion on innovative rules and
      regulations to open up markets and create
      business opportunities for effective
      storage technologies and applications
  • • Role that utilities and technology developers
      can play to shape policy to boost energy
      storage
  • Patrick Clerens, Secretary General,
      European Association for Storage of Energy
      (EASE)
  • Ana Aguado Cornago, CEO, Friends of the
      Supergrid (FOSG)
  • Dr Niklas Hartmann, Planning and
      Operating Strategies of Power Plants,
      Fraunhofer Institut für Solare
      Energiesysteme (ISE)
  • Haike van de Vegte, Senior Consultant -
      New Energy Technologies,  DNV GL
11:15 –11:30 Q&A and discussion with the panel  
Break 11:30 – 11:45 Tea/Coffee break  
Utility Perspectives 11:45 –13:05
  • • Business case for energy storage from a
      utility's perspective
  • • Drivers for utilities to build and own energy
      storage facilities
  • • Exploiting storage's multiple applications
      and value streams to capture new revenue
      and cost-saving opportunities
  • • Resolving ownership and tariff issues for
      developing storage projects
  • • Best practices in capturing new business
      opportunities offered by energy storage
  • • Managing investment risks associated with
      the storage projects
  • Enrico Senatore,  Responsabile, Battery
      Energy Storage Systems, Terna Storage
      and Rosario Polito, Project Leader, Terna
  • Pierre Bernard, Managing Partner, Bernard
      Energy
  • Luis Malumbres Martinez, Head of R&D,
      IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA
  • Michael Zaehringer, Associate Drector,
      Frontier Economics
  1:05 – 1:15 Q&A and discussion with the panel  
Break 13:15 – 14:15 Lunch  
Technology and Project Showcase 14:15 – 14:55
  • • New and promising technologies
  • • Aligning technologies with utilities' needs
       and electricity market rules
  • • Bankable and profitable energy storage
       applications
  • • Innovative project case studies
  • Benoit Decourt, Manager,
      Schlumberger-SBC Energy Institute
  • Cristina Prieto Ríos, R&D Director, Solar
       Abengoa
14:55 – 15:10 Q&A and discussion with the panel  
Legal Challenges and Contractual Obliagtions 15:10 – 15:50
  • • Discussion on legal challenges in deploying energy storage projects and finding solutions
  • • Defining contractual arrangements for energy storage and drawing lessons from existing models
  • Sabine Schulte-Beckhausen, Counsel, GÖRG
  • Javier Ruz Cerezo, Legal Counsel, Grupotec Renewables
15:50 – 16:00 Q&A and discussion with the panel  
Break 16:00 – 16:15 Tea/Coffee break  
Financing Energy Storage 16:15 – 17:15
  • • Drivers for investment in energy storage
       technologies and solutions
  • • Impact of new energy market structures and
       frameworks on funding energy storage
  • • Lenders' perspectives and criteria for
    funding the development and commercialisation of energy storage solutions
  • • Experiences so far in funding energy storage projects
  • Jean-Marie Bemtgen, Policy Officer, New Energy Technologies and Innovation, EC Energy Directorate
  • Allan Baker, MD - Global Head of Power, Societe Generale
  • Erich Becker, Partner, Zouk Capital LLP
17:15 – 17:30 Open floor and wrap-up  
  17:30 Close of Day 1  
July 2, 2014
Session Time Topics Speakers
  8:30 – 9:00 Tea/Coffee  
Recap of Day 1 9:00 – 9:10 Recap of Day 1 and Introduction to Day 2 Global Transmission Research
Technology and Market Developments 9:10 – 10:15
  • • Technologies ready for commercial applications
  • • Innovative solutions to make renewable energy
      and storage effective and viable
  • • Next generation of energy storage technologies
       under development
  • Filip Smeets, General Manager,
       Hydrogenics Europe n.v.
  • Erwin Marckx, Technology Director,
       EUROBAT
  • Christoph Treppmann, Product
      Development Manager,
      STORNETIC GmbH
ICT Requirements and Solutions for Integrating Storage 10:15 – 11:00
  • • Impact of energy storage on future grid planning
       and operations
  • • Technical requirments and solutions for
      integrating storage into the grid and
      maintaining flexibility
  • • Optimal network designs for energy storage
       facilities
  • Laurent Schmitt, VP - Smartgrids
       Solutions, ALSTOM
  • Regis Hourdouille, Principal
       Consultant, Utilities, Erricson
11:00 –11:15 Q&A and discussion with the panel  
Break 11:15 – 11:30 Tea/Coffee break  
Experiences, Learnings and Best Practices 11:30 – 12:45
  • • Viability of storage ? analysing returns on
       investment from an energy storage project
  • • Experience so far in the US, Europe and
      elsewhere
  • • Case studies of projects that are making
      progress and analysing their key success factors
  • • Challenges and learnings for grid operators and
       utilities
  • Alfons Westgeest, Executive
       Director,  EUROBAT
  • Gianluca Calvosa, CEO & President,
       NEC Europe
  • Mick Barlow, Application Director,
       S&C Electric Europe Ltd.
  • Adrian Pinder, Strategic Marketing
       Director, GE Energy Storage
  12:45 – 13:00 Open floor and wrap-up  
  13:00 – 14:00 Lunch  
  14:00 Close of Day 2