Agenda

Below is the agenda for the Energy Storage STUDIO. Please click on the session title for more details on the session and its speakers.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

8:00AM - 12:30PM

  • Site Tour to Duke Energy’s Mount Holly Microgrid and Testbed

    Off-site (Mount Holly, N.C.)
    Site Tour to Duke Energy’s Mount Holly Microgrid and Testbed
    Date & Time:
    October 16, 2018 - 8:00AM
    Separate registration required. Participants in the tour will have a chance to see the technology in person and learn more about Duke Energy’s advances in researching and developing battery energy storage and other distributed technologies for the benefit of our customers.

1:00PM - 2:00PM

  • Welcome & Opening Keynote

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Welcome & Opening Keynote
    Date & Time:
    October 16, 2018 - 1:00PM
    The Energy Storage STUDIO 2018 conference will kick-off with keynote addresses from leading industry experts poised to share their unique insights into the role of energy storage in shaping today's and tomorrow's electric grid.
    Speakers:
    Kelly Speakes-Backman, Chief Executive Officer , Energy Storage Association
    Arshad Mansoor, Senior Vice President, Research and Development, Electric Power Research Institute
    Melisa Johns, Vice President, Business and Product Development , Duke Energy

2:00PM - 3:00PM

  • Unpacking Regulatory and Legislative Policy Drivers Behind Energy Storage Deployments

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Unpacking Regulatory and Legislative Policy Drivers Behind Energy Storage Deployments
    Date & Time:
    October 16, 2018 - 2:00PM
    This panel will unpack recent regulatory and legislative policy trends that have motivated several major energy storage developments in 2018 - touching on the impact of FERC Order 841 in RTO planning and planned R&D activities, as well as the role of state and legislative directives in shaping...
    Speakers:
    Kelly Speakes-Backman, Chief Executive Officer , Energy Storage Association
    Jessica Harrison, Director of Research and Development, Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO)
    Kavita Ravi, PhD, Director of Emerging Markets , MassCEC
    Steve Kalland, Executive Director, NC Clean Energy Technology Center

3:00PM - 3:30PM

3:30PM - 4:00PM

  • Modeling and Analysis of Energy Storage Value and Grid Impact Educational Session

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Modeling and Analysis of Energy Storage Value and Grid Impact Educational Session
    Date & Time:
    October 16, 2018 - 3:30PM
    Before taking a deeper dive into poster presentations on this subject matter, this 30 minute session will cover two stage-setting presentations discussing different takes on the motivation and quantification of benefits and costs for energy storage. Remarks will especially focus on the...
    Speakers:
    Randell Johnson, PhD, President, Acelerex
    Paul Denholm, PhD, Principal Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

4:00PM - 5:30PM

  • Modeling and Analysis of Energy Storage Value and Grid Impact Interactive Poster Showcase

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Modeling and Analysis of Energy Storage Value and Grid Impact Interactive Poster Showcase
    Date & Time:
    October 16, 2018 - 4:00PM
    A follow-up to its companion educational session, this showcase will feature 30 minutes of rapid-fire pitches from poster presenters followed by an interactive poster viewing/networking session.
    Speakers:
    Tilak Gopalarathnam, PhD, MBA, Director, Technology Partnerships, LG Electronics
    Sherif Abdelrazek, PhD, Senior Engineer, Duke Energy
    William (Bill) Conlon, PhD, Founder and President, Pintail Power LLC
    Evan Ture, Chief Revenue Officer, Indie Energy
    Ayesha Bari, Engineer II, Entergy Services Inc.
    Alberto Rocha, MEng, Director, North America, Grupo Cobra - North America
    Sepehr Mogharei, Director, VOLTiFiC Technology Inc
    Hisham A. Othman, PhD, Vice President, Transmission and Regulatory Compliance, Quanta Technology LLC

5:30PM - 6:30PM

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

7:00AM - 8:00AM

8:00AM - 8:30AM

  • Deployment and Field Experience – Customer-Sited Educational Session

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Deployment and Field Experience – Customer-Sited Educational Session
    Date & Time:
    October 17, 2018 - 8:00AM
    This session will cover a variety of topics related to storage located at residential or C&I customer premises. This session will examine approaches to customer-sited energy storage deployments that will result in a more resilient, efficient, sustainable, and affordable electricity grid.
    Speakers:
    Matt Jakuc, MSc, Manager, Global Cybersecurity, CSA Group
    Nick Tumilowicz, Principal Project Manager, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

8:30AM - 10:00AM

  • Deployment and Field Experience - Customer-Sited Interactive Poster Showcase

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Deployment and Field Experience - Customer-Sited Interactive Poster Showcase
    Date & Time:
    October 17, 2018 - 8:30AM
    A follow-up to its companion educational session, this showcase will feature 30 minutes of rapid-fire pitches from poster presenters followed by an interactive poster viewing/networking session.
    Speakers:
    Laura Fedoruk, MSc, PEng , Manager, Grid Services Analytics, SunRun Inc.
    Daniel Darovsky, Director of Innovation and Technology, GridMarket
    Owen Smith, Director of Utility and Grid Solutions, Trane
    Collin Coker, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Viking Cold Solutions

10:00AM - 10:30AM

10:30AM - 11:00AM

  • Deployment and Field Experience - Utility Integration Educational Session

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Deployment and Field Experience - Utility Integration Educational Session
    Date & Time:
    October 17, 2018 - 10:30AM
    This educational session will serve as a precursor to in-depth poster presentations on the same subject. Before taking a deeper-dive during the poster showcase, hear from industry experts about lessons-learned on topics related to electric utility-led efforts to deploy and integrate energy storage...
    Speakers:
    Zachary Kuznar, Ph.D.; ESA Board Director, Director of CHP, Energy Storage and Microgrid Development, Duke Energy
    Craig Horne, Ph.D.; ESA Board Chair, Senior Director, Energy Storage, Swinerton Renewable Energy

11:00AM - 12:30PM

  • Deployment and Field Experience - Utility Integration Interactive Poster Showcase

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Deployment and Field Experience - Utility Integration Interactive Poster Showcase
    Date & Time:
    October 17, 2018 - 11:00AM
    A follow-up to its companion educational session, this showcase will feature 30 minutes of rapid-fire pitches from poster presenters followed by an interactive poster viewing/networking session.
    Speakers:
    Eugenio Dominguez , Chief Technical Officer, Hybrid Energy Storage Solutions Ltd.
    David Mauer, Vice President, Sales & Service, Renewance
    Peter Wittenberg, Energy Storage Manager, RES
    Lance Pittman, P.E., PMP, Application Director – Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC), S&C Electric Company
    Aleksandar Vukojevic, Technology Development Manager, Duke Energy
    Dave Shultz, VP of Sales, Eastern Region, Greensmith, a Wartsila Company

12:30PM - 1:30PM

1:30PM - 2:00PM

  • Advancements in Energy Storage System Technologies Educational Session

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Advancements in Energy Storage System Technologies Educational Session
    Date & Time:
    October 17, 2018 - 1:30PM
    Before taking a deeper dive into poster presentations on this subject matter, this 30 minute session will offer a stage-setting presentation to discuss recent advancements made in energy storage system technology, including component research and complementary technologies that may facilitate...
    Speakers:
    Haresh Kamath, Senior Program Manager for Energy Storage and Distributed Generation, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

2:00PM - 3:30PM

  • Advancements in Energy Storage System Technologies Interactive Poster Showcase

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Advancements in Energy Storage System Technologies Interactive Poster Showcase
    Date & Time:
    October 17, 2018 - 2:00PM
    A follow-up to its companion educational session, this showcase will feature 30 minutes of rapid-fire pitches from poster presenters followed by an interactive poster viewing/networking session.
    Speakers:
    Michah Casteel, PhD, Senior Engineer, FuelCell Energy
    Guy Frankenfield, Energy Market Manage, DN Tanks, Inc.
    Gadi Sharir, VP Business Development, Brenmiller Energy Ltd.
    Bert Taube, PhD, Project Manager Energy Storage and Solar PV, Southern Research
    Andres Cortes, Ph.D., Technical Leader, Electric Power Research Institute
    Taylor Kelly, PhD, Director, Energy Storage, Intertek Engineering Consulting
    Farshid Shariatzadeh, PhD, Technical Product Manager, Doosan GridTech
    Chris Larsen , Business Development Manager, Dynapower Company LLC
    Nick Frank, M.S., Business Development Manager, Nexceris

3:30PM - 4:00PM

4:00PM - 5:00PM

  • Closing General Session

    Charlotte Mecklenburg
    Closing General Session
    Date & Time:
    October 17, 2018 - 4:00PM
    Before the 2018 Energy Storage STUDIO Conference wraps up, join us for closing keynote addresses by a series of dynamic speakers.
    Speakers:
    Kelly Speakes-Backman, Chief Executive Officer , Energy Storage Association
    Ben Kaun , Program Manager, Energy Storage and Distributed Generation Program, Electric Power Research Institute
    Joy Ditto , President & Chief Executive Officer, Utilities Technology Council
    Joseph P. Brannan, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer , North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation