IBESA Storage Day @ Solar Energy UK

YOUR GATE TO THE UK ENERGY STORAGE MARKET

The Solar Energy UK is one of the most important event in Europe’s solar industry calendar and the must-attend event for solar and storage companies doing business in the UK.
Last year, the Solar Energy UK welcomed more than 3,400 visitors from 61 countries and hosted 204 exhibitors, themed seminar streams and an R&D Showcase.

This year, the event will be enriched with a special conference day dedicated to storage, powered by the International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance at the Energy Plus Theatre on 13 October 2015 from 10:30 am – 4:00 pm.

The IBESA Storage Day aims at providing commercial energy users insights into current market potentials and challenges in order to drive the industry’s development. In addition,
it serves as the platform of excellence to discuss current trends and challenges of energy efficiency, distribution and energy storage from various perspectives.

When

13 October 2015
10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Where

energy+ theatre
National Exhibition Centre (NEC)
Birmingham, United Kingdom


SESSION 1 | EUROPEAN ENERGY STORAGE MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

10:30 am – 10:40 am
Welcome Address & Opening Remarks

10:40 am – 11:00 am
Keynote Speech: Pathways for the Deployment of Electricity Storage  What Are We Waiting for?

Is the vision of electricity storage likely to become a reality and if so, how will it happen? 

  • Anthony Price, Director, The Electricity Storage Network



11:00 am – 11:30 am
The Potential of the PV Energy Storage Market in the UK: Comparisons and Possible Learnings from Germany (Based on Installer Surveys)

Market update and trends currently impacting the solar and storage industry
Brand perception and distribution channels

  • Saif Islam, Senior Analyst, EuPD Research

SESSION 2 | MAXIMISING THE ROI – RELIABILITY & SAFETY ISSUES

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Essential Factors for Choosing the Right Technology

Standardised vs. customised technologies

  • Nina Munzke, Teamleader Stationary Energy Storage Systems, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Safety Guideline for Li-Ion-Home Storage Systems

Designing for safety – from engineering to forensics
Safety certification of the complete storage system according to international standards
 

  • Jörg Echter, Head of Central Sales, TÜV Rheinland LGA Products GmbH

SESSION 3 | NEXT GENERATION ENERGY STORAGE APPLICATIONS

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Creating a Compelling Storage Value Proposition: More Than the Cost of Chemistry

Energy storage system value is more than the cost of chemistry
Understanding the storage use cases and the impact to storage system design
 

  • Greg S. Wolfson, Director Storage Product Line, Enphase Energy, Inc.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Technologies of Tomorrow put into Practice

1:30 pm
Home Energy Storage 

  • Joe Warren, Managing Director, Powervault Ltd

1:45 pm
Pakistan as a Role Model for Green, Decentralized Power in Asia 
– Potentials and Challenges of Solar Storage Solutions 

  • Dr. Kaiser Chaudhary, CEO, GreenIndusTree GmbH 

2:00 pm
UK Opportunities for Grid Scale Solar Storage

  • James Parrott, Energy Storage Specialist, British Solar Renewables Ltd

2:15 pm
Transmission Grid Scale Storage 

  •  Mark Howitt, Director, Storelectric Ltd 


2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Waiting for the Next Wave: Integration of Renewable Generation and Storage into the Grid

Overview of grid scale storage technologies
Achieving flexibility in the power system – contributions of energy storage systems

  • Tim Müller, Head of Research & Development, BELECTRIC GmbH


3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Executive Panel Discussion: The Energy Storage Landscape – an Evaluation of Potentials and Profitable Business Cases

Market trends and topics driving interest in storage
New business structures and how they are driving deployment
Energy security: harmonizing power flow, voltage, system stability and system balancing safety issues, certifications and standards

Moderator: Reza Shaybani, Chairman, British Photovoltaic Association 

  • Adel El Gammal, Founder & Director, Becquerel Institute 
  • Yiannis G. Kalogiratos, Managing Director, VIOSY S.A. | WINNER Battery
  • Nick Kitchin, Managing Director, Cumulus Energy Storage Ltd
  • Anthony Price, Director, The Electricity Storage Network
  • Benjamin Schott, Director Business Development, Sonnenbatterie GmbH
  • Greg S. Wolfson, Director Storage Product Line, Enphase Energy, Inc.

Interested?


Register here to the Solar Energy UK »

We look forward to seeing you in Birmingham, UK on 13 October 2015!


Organizers

International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance
EuPD Research

Supporters

Enphase Energy
Intersolar Europe
ees Europe

Event Hosts

Solar Energy UK
Energy Storage
Solar Media
Storage Trail

Event Partners

Joint Forces for Solar
British Photovoltaic Association

Media Partners

ees International | The Electrical Energy Storage Magazine
Solar Business Focus
Solar Power Portal
PV-Tech Storage
Next Energy news