Distributed Energy Storage: Critical for Integrating Renewable Energy onto the Smart Grid

Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 8:00am-10:30am PDT/ Streamed Panel Discussion: 8:30am - 10:00am PDT / 11:30am - 1:00pm EDT / 17:30 - 19:00 (Paris-Frankfurt)



 

Distributed Energy Storage can be utilized for many applications, including shifting intermittent energy sources from off-peak to serve on-peak demand, such as smoothing (e.g. second-by-second or minute-by-minute renewable integration), shaping (e.g. renewable integration in less than 60 minutes), and firming (e.g. hour-by-hour renewable integration). Also, some of the many other applications include frequency regulation, as well as improving system reliability, quality, and security.

 

However, this meeting will focus on how distributed energy storage can be used advantageously both by utilities and by end-users.

 

There are numerous critical challenges to the widespread implementation of distributed energy storage. Among them:

 

REGULATION & LEGISLATION: Socializing the cost of storage


ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGY: Overcoming the obstacles to market adoption


NEW BUSINESS MODELS & APPLICATIONS: Capturing multiple value streams

 

Speakers:

 

   Tad Glauthier, Vice President, Operations and Customer Development, Stem, Inc.

 

   Dean Tuel, VP Business Development, Xtreme Power

 

   Ryan Wartena, CEO & Founder, Growing Energy Labs Incorporated (GELI)

 

   Rick Winter, Founder & CTO, Primus Power

 

Moderator:

 

   Angela Sanford, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

 

Download Full Speaker Bios Here

 

Location:

 

The Hearst Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room

5 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

 

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