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SMi Group reports: Leading Industry Experts will meet in London in June 2014 to discuss technological challenges and breakthroughs for the industry
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-
+44 (0) 207 827 6156