ESCS 2018: Day 2

  • Wednesday 7 February 2018

    ELECTRIC VEHICLES & TRANSPORT
    Auditorium
    09:30-11:00

    With an expected 1.6 million EVs on the road by 2020, their storage capacity will play an increasingly important role in our energy infrastructure. This session discusses the role of energy storage in transforming our public & private transport. There will be an overview of the growth of charging infrastructure and key players, along with proven case studies, models and new innovations. The relationship between EVs and the grid is a central question to be addressed.

    Chair: Matthew Trevaskis, Head of Electric Vehicles, REA
    Matthew will introduce the session and provide an overview of charge points
    Speakers:

    • South Mimms Case Study: Aligning Future Transport and Energy Needs with Battery Storage and EVs
      David Hill, Commercial Director, Open Energi
    • Vehicle-to-Grid: EV Batteries as Distributed Grid Storage
      Marco Landi, Innovation Lead – Vehicle-to-Grid & EV Charging, Innovate UK
    • Lowering EV Battery Cost through Intelligent Battery Management
      Dr Christoph Birkl, CEO, Brill Power
    • Using Battery Storage to Enable EVs Powered by Solar Energy
      Alex Earl, UK Country Manager, Alfen
    • The Place for Hydrogen in EVs, Storage and Grid Balancing
      Dr Richard Kemp-Harper, Head of Innovation and Business Development, Arcola Energy
    • Panellist
      Louis Shaffer, Distributed Energy Segment Leader EMEA, Eaton

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    SCALING TO GIGAWATTS 2: BATTERY STORAGE
    Conference Room 1
    09:30-11:00

    How can lithium-ion energy storage projects scale up to provide value to investors and the system on a significant scale? Business cases, investor strategies and case studies are analysed for both behind and in front of the meter projects.

    Chair: Andrew Fletcher, Managing Director, Carbon Control
    Speakers:

    • Business Cases for Large-Scale Storage
      Ben Hall, Associate Director, Cornwall Insight
    • Co-location with Renewables - Wind Energy Case Study
      Jake Dunn, Business Development Manager, Vattenfall Innovation
    • Best Value for Investor: Best Value for the System
      Dr Marek Kubik, Market Director, Fluence Energy
    • Bankable or Useful? Choices Facing Battery Developers on Both Sides of the Meter
      Dr Alastair Martin, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Flexitricity














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  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT, CITIES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENERGY STORAGE
    Auditorium
    11:30-13:00

    A range of case studies demonstrate the many opportunities for cities and local authorities to improve quality of life for residents, upgrade housing and infrastructure and even generate income or investment through energy storage.

    Chair: Polly Billington, Director, UK100
    Speakers:

    • Smart Cities - Enabling Future Proof Sustainable Solutions
      Mark Jenkinson, City Director London, Siemens
    • The Mayor of London’s Programme for Clean, Smart and Flexible Energy - An Overview
      Daniel Barrett, Smart Energy Lead, Greater London Authority
    • Local Councils, Opportunities, Case Studies and Lessons Learned
      Martin Allman, Country Director UK & Ireland, sonnen
    • Energy Storage: Microgrid Technology Enabler
      Dr Ian Chilvers, Chief Power Systems Engineer, Smart Power Systems
    • Energy Storage as an Integrated Solution for Local Authorities
      Bill Ireland, CEO, Logan Energy

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    TRANSITION FROM DNOs TO DSOs: OPPORTUNITIES FOR STORAGE
    Conference Room 1
    11:30-13:00

    It's happening. The old model for DNOs is changing and with it comes a new flexibility in the market offering lots of opportunities for storage to play a role. This session discusses where and how.

    Chair: Farina Farrier, Open Networks Project Manager, Energy Networks Association
    Speakers:

    • Networks and the Consumer
      Patrick Caiger-Smith, CEO, Green Energy Options
    • Reinventing Electricity Grids and Creating a Platform to Integrate New Technologies
      Andrew Scobie, CEO, Faraday Grid
    • Grid: Is It the Market, the Route to Market or a Market Barrier?
      Marc Smeed, Principal Grid Consultant, Xero Energy
    • The Transition to a DSO
      Dionysios Stamatiadis, Power System Development Engineer, UK Power Networks




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  • COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL BEHIND THE METER PROJECTS
    Auditorium
    14:00-15:30

    This session will look at business models, technologies and changing behaviours for successful behind the meter C&I storage projects.

    Chair: Ray Noble, Senior Advisor - Solar, Storage and Electric Vehicles, REA
    Speakers:

    • Batteries, Virtual Power Plants and How to Make Money
      Duncan Dale, Vice President – Customers and New Products, Statkraft
    • The Distributed Battery Model – Unlocking Value for the C&I  Energy Consumer
      Sam Harden, Senior Business Developer, Innogy Renewables UK
    • Turning a Customer’s ‘Electricity Liability into an Asset’: The Many Benefits of Battery Storage for Large Energy Consumers
      Matt Allen, Founder and CEO, Become Energy
    • Resilience in Energy Storage Projects, Insurance Considerations and Solutions to Protect the Balance Sheet
      Adam Piper, Executive Director, Willis Towers Watson
    • The Gateshead Big Battery, A 3MW Battery Storage Solution
      Steven Clarke, Distributed Energy Solutions Sales Manager, Centrica Business Solutions


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    HEAT STORAGE
    Conference Room 1
    14:00-15:30

    Heat storage is needed to manage seasonal demand. This session discusses the market potential and how to create and grow it. The session will include case studies, small to large scale and what technologies are available.

    Chair: Jeff Douglas, Practice Manager, Energy Systems, Energy Systems Catapult
    Speakers:

    • Heat Peaks and the Gas Networks Overview – The Storage Question
      Tony Glover, Director of Policy and Gas, Energy Networks Association
    • The Role of Thermal Storage in London’s Future Zero Carbon Energy System
      Peter North, Senior Manager - Programme Delivery - Sustainable Energy, Greater London Authority
    • Thermal Energy Storage in the Context of High Penetration of Electric Heating
      Dr Daniel Friedrich, Chancellor’s Fellow, University of Edinburgh
    • Optimising Electrical Systems via Smart Heat Batteries
      Andrew Bissell, CEO, Sunamp

     



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  • FINANCE FINALE
    Auditorium
    16:00-17:00

    The fundamental to making your project work is investment. Get the investment part right and a project will be on its way to success. This final session looks at what else is needed to make your project bankable. Analysts, investors and developers draw on real experiences to guide you through.

    Chair: Albert Cheung, Head of Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
    Panellists:

    • Dr Ben Irons, Executive Director, Aurora Energy Research
    • Ulrika Wising, Head of Battery Storage and Energy Efficiency, Macquarie Bank
    • Bridgit Hartland-Johnson, Business Expert – Energy, Siemens Financial Services
    • Mark Turrell, Director, Capitas Finance
    • Doreen Abeysundra, Managing Director, Fresco Advisory

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  • Programme subject to change. Correct as of 19th January 2018.

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