Utility Energy Storage Europe: Industry News and Updates from National Grid, Alliander, UK Power

SMi Group reports: Leading Industry Experts will meet in London in June 2014 to discuss technological challenges and breakthroughs for the industry
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LONDON, England - Feb. 10, 2014 - PRLog -- The SMi Group's 3rd annual Utility Energy Storage Europe Conference will be taking place in London, UK, on the 18th and 19th of June 2014. This is a unique opportunity to hear about technology and application developments for distributed and grid-scale energy storage from leading industry experts. Focusing on the latest research, pilot project updates, and technological challenges and breakthroughs, this informative event will bring together leaders in the field to provide attendees with an in-depth look into the current status of storage.

The SMi Group is pleased to announce Alice Etheridge, Balancing and Markets Manager, Energy Strategy and Policy, National Grid, will be giving a presentation on “Energy storage for balancing the electricity system” at the Utility Energy Storage Europe Conference in London this June.

Key topic insights:

•    Deploying storage devices that allow renewable energy to be fully integrated onto the grid
•    Microgrids: What does an energy self-sufficient solution look like at the level of an “island” community?
•    Exploring the advantages of edge-of-grid over centralised storage and coupling with local DC demand
•    How VRFB grid-scale technology will meet the need for efficient distributed storage

Key Speakers Include: Alessandro Fiocco (Chief Executive Officer, Terna Storage), Pallas Agterberg (Director of Strategy & Innovation, Alliander), Erik Hauptmeier (Corporate Research and Development Technologies - Power Networks and Storage, RWE Energie), Gregorio Cappuccino (Chief Executive Officer, CalBatt), Irene Fastelli (Project Manager Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Enel), Dr. Julian Schwenzel (Head of Department, Electrical Energy Storage, Fraunhofer IFAM), Jonathan Radcliffe (Programme Director, Energy Storage, Centre for Low Carbon Futures), Sir John Samuel (Development Director, REDT UK Ltd), Simon Daniel (CEO and Founder, Moixa Technology), John Hayling (Investment, Policy & Low Carbon Development Manager, UK Power Networks), Prof. Frede Blaabjerg (Institute of Energy Technology, Aalborg University), Lars Jaeger (Director, Global Power and Energy), Grietus Mulder (Expert Smart Grids and Electricity Storage, VITO) and many more.

Interactive Full-Day Pre-Conference Workshop “Development, process, preparation and management of an energy storage pilot”, hosted by Dr. Ian Whyte, Director, Potential Reactions Limited, will be taking place on the 17th of June.

For more information about this event, go to the event's website www.utilityenergystorage.com or contact Andrew Gibbons via +44 (0) 207 827 6156 or e-mail agibbons@smi-online.co.uk (mailto:agibbons@smi-online.co.uk%20)

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