Smart Storage Summit

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Storage and renewables innovation and integration

09h00 - 09h30

Quantifying the economics and the market demand for energy storage technologies applications
Michael DeAngelis, Manager, Energy Research & Development, SMUD

09h30 - 10h00

How to overcome the financial and regulatory challenges of storage on the grid
Prof. Dr. Nico Grove, Assistant Professor, Infrastructure Economics & Management, Faculty for Civil Engineering

10h00 - 10h40

Analyzing the emerging business case and market for large scale energy storage technologies on electrified rail systems
Richard Drake P.E., Program Manager, Transportation & Power Systems R&D, NYSERDA

11h10 - 12h00

Panel: Utilizing energy storage to maximize your renewable initiatives: Wind vs. solar vs. thermal developments
Moderator: Richard Drake P.E., Program Manager Transportation & Power Systems R&D, NYSERDA

  • Avtar Bining, Ph.D., Energy Research & Development Division, California Energy Commission
  • Mark Kapner, Director of Engineering, Frontier Associates, former Senior Strategy Engineer for Austin Energy
  • Rick Fioravanti Vice President, Storage Applications & Support, KEMA, Inc
  • Marc Keyser, Project Manager, Markets and AGC Engineering, MISO

12h00 - 12h20

Overcoming the challenges of Energy Storage for renewable integration in California
Avtar Bining, Ph.D., Energy Research & Development Division, California Energy Commission

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12h20 - 12h40

Use-Cases and Business Cases: Utilities Prerequisite for Acceptance of Electricity Storage
Pramod Kulkarni, Program Manager, California Energy Commission

12h40 - 13h10

Search for the Electric Grail: The Early Quests of Portland General Electric
Conrad Eustis, Director Retail Technology Development, Portland General Electric

14h30 - 15h00

Utility-scale storage integration: Capitalizing on the synergy between solar and thermal storage cooling
Mark Kapner, Director of Engineering, Frontier Associates, former Senior Strategy Engineer, Austin Energy

15h00 - 15h30

At the edge of the grid: latest technologies and solutions in neighborhood storage – the integration of energy storage through smart grid technology
Verne W. Loose, Ph.D., Senior Economist, Energy Storage and Transmission Analysis, Sandia National Laboratories