Full Agenda

Below is the full agenda for the EESAT Technical Conference.

Monday, September 21, 2015

1:00PM - 6:00PM

  • Registration and Information Desk

    Room: Ballroom Foyer
    On-site registration and badge pick-up available from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

6:00PM - 8:00PM

  • EESAT Opening Reception

    Room: Skyline I/II
    Join hundreds of energy storage experts and industry leaders for our kick-off reception at the Hilton Portland & Executive Towers to launch the 2015 EESAT Technical Conference! We will be...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

7:30AM - 8:30AM

  • EESAT Networking Breakfast

    Room: Ballroom Foyer
    Breakfast served to attendees from 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

8:30AM - 9:45AM

  • EESAT Plenary: Beyond the Battery Cost Reduction Curve

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    The evolution of the energy storage industry has been defined by collaboration, with multiple organizations, government agencies and companies working side-by-side to advance the commercialization...
    • Introduction and Welcome
      Matt Roberts
      Energy Storage Association / Vice President
      Summer Ferreira
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member of Technical Staff
    • Moderator
      Benjamin Kaun
      EPRI / Senior Project Engineer
    • Beyond the Battery Cost Reduction Curve: Technical Issues and an Agenda for Enabling Safe, Reliable, and Economically Viable Energy Storage Integration
      Jesse Morris
      Rocky Mountain Institute / Manager
      Ken Kim
      Greensmith Energy Mgmt Systems / CTO
      Ben Kearns
      Stem / VP of Technology
      Jorge Araiza, Jr.
      Southern California Edison / Engineering Manager
    • Update on Status of Development and Deployment of Codes and Standards for Energy Storage System Safety
      David Conover
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Senior Technical Advisor

9:45AM - 10:15AM

  • EESAT Networking Break

    Room: Ballroom Foyer
    Networking break

10:15AM - 12:00PM

  • EESAT Session: System Installation and Supporting Integration

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    As energy storage technologies continue to be deployed in the field and enter into electric service there is an increasing body of experience to draw from. This interactive panel will bring together...
    • Moderator
      Dan Borneo
      Sandia National Laboratories
    • Optimizing Distribution Grid Energy Storage Systems across the Transmission and Distribution Boundary
      Dan Sowder, P.E.
      1Energy Systems, Inc / Director, Power Systems Integration
    • Go with the Flow: a case study on the largest capacity containerized flow battery
      Rick Winter
      UET / COO
    • Utilization of distribution system simulators to assist commissioning of a battery storage system accounting for localized distributed generation and loads
      Steve Willard
      EPRI / Technical Executive
    • Overview of Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s initiative to evaluate the feasibility of utility scale Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) utilizing porous rock reservoirs
      Robert Booth
      PG&E / Clean Energy Consultant
    • Secondary Use Energy Storage System Prototype Utilizing Varying Size and Chemistry Batteries
      Michael Starke
      UT-Battelle / Oak Ridge National Laboratory / R&D Staff

12:00PM - 1:15PM

  • EESAT Networking Lunch

    Room: Pavilion Ballroom
    Lunch provided for all attendees

1:15PM - 2:30PM

  • Peer Review Kick-Off & Keynote Address

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    The Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity has been a driving force in energy storage industry development for many years, and has supported many of the projects that have paved the way for...
    • Introduction
      Georgianne Huff
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member of Techncial Staff
    • Welcome
      Dr. Imre Gyuk
      U.S. Department of Energy / Energy Storage Program Manager
    • Keynote Address
      Gregory Delwiche
      Bonneville Power Authority / Deputy Administrator
    • Peer Review Updates and Overview
      Dr. Imre Gyuk
      U.S. Department of Energy / Energy Storage Program Manager
      Babu Chalamala
      Sandia National Laboratories / Manager, Energy Storage Technology and Systems
      Vincent Sprenkle
      Electrochemical Materials and Systems Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Manager
      Michael Starke
      UT-Battelle / Oak Ridge National Laboratory / R&D Staff

2:30PM - 3:00PM

  • Networking Break

    Room: Ballroom Foyer
    Break

3:00PM - 5:00PM

  • EESAT Session: Performance Testing: Investigating Energy Storage Potential

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    While many energy storage systems are currently deployed in the field, testing systems to understand their performance and creating cohesive testing protocols is a critical part of the evolution of...
    • Moderator
      Matt Roberts
      Energy Storage Association / Vice President
    • Having Adequate Test Data to Accurately Predict Battery Life in the Combination of Actual Usages
      Thomas Hickman
      Leidos Engineering / Senior Engineering Consultant
    • Implementation of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) Energy Storage Test Bed
      Laurence Sombardier, MS
      Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority / CMO
    • Results of multiple simultaneous uses on life of a lithium ion cell
      Summer Ferreira
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member of Technical Staff
    • Energy Storage Performance Test Protocols Development for Multiple Grid Applications
      Vilayanur V. Viswanathan
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Senior Research Engineer
    • Valuation and Testing of Advanced Energy Storage for ARPAe by UC San Diego
      William V. Torre
      University of California - San Diego / Director of Energy Storage Research
    • Old is New in Battery Storage – How secondary-use battery energy storage can reduce energy storage cost while promoting Electric Vehicle sales
      Steve Tolen
      Indy Power Systems / President/CEO

3:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Peer Review Session 1

    Room: Grand Ballroom II
    The Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity has been a driving force in energy storage industry development for many years, and has supported many of the projects that have paved the way for...
    • Chair
      Stan Atcitty
      Sandia National Laboratories / Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
    • PE Reliability 2 (FY15)
      David Hughart
      Sandia National Laboratories / Senior Member of the Technical Staff
    • GaN-based High Frequency Link Converters for Grid-Tied Energy Storage Applications
      Martin Becker
      Princeton Power Systems / Chief Technology Officer
    • Highly Efficient, High Power Density GaN-based DC-DC Converters for Grid-Tied Energy Storage Applications
      Daniel Martin
      APEI / Senior Staff Engineer
    • Innovative Nanocomposites Materials for Flywheels
      Timothy Boyle
      Sandia National Laboratories / Staff

5:00PM - 7:30PM

  • EESAT Poster Showcase and Reception (Joint)

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    Both EESAT and Peer Review strive to bring you the most advanced research and the broadest coverage of everything happening in energy storage research and development. During the Poster Showcase and...
    • Hybrid Energy Storage Systems: Optimizing energy technologies for multiple grid applications
      Eugenio Domínguez
      Win Inertia / CEO
    • Energy Storage Systems based on All-Iron Hybrid Flow Battery
      Julia Song
      Energy Storage Systems / CTO
    • Considerations of multiple services on battery testing, modeling and management
      Lucia Gauchia
      Michigan Tech Univ. / Assistant Professor
    • Potential Gigawatt-Scale Compressed Air Energy Storage in Utah
      Bobby Bailie
      CAES, Dresser-Rand / Business Development Director
    • Gas management for reliable, high-performance electrochemical energy storage devices
      Alessandra Fernicola
      SAES / Business Development Manager
    • Managing Distributed Energy Storage in Utility Grid: Upcoming Challenges
      Edward Liang
      Energen Grid Maximizer, LLC / Executive Vice President
    • Performance of a 1 MW Storage System in Various Grid Application within a Wind R&D Park
      Marianne Rodgers, PhD
      Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) / Scientific Director
    • A Key Component for Optimizing Energy Storage System Performance: Advanced Energy Storage Management Software
      Ken Kim
      Greensmith Energy Mgmt Systems / CTO
    • Elimination of Fast Interface States Using Phosphorus Passivation in 4H-SiC MOS Capacitors for Improved Power MOSFET Performance and Reliability
      David Hughart
      Sandia National Laboratories / Senior Member of the Technical Staff
    • Inexpensive Hydrogen Storage for Cost Competitive Dispatchable or Baseload Electrical Supply Using Intermittent Wind and Solar Energy Inputs
      Andrew W. McClaine, P.E.
      Safe Hydrogen, LLC / Chief Technology Officer
    • Mind Some Non-Obvious Details in Energy Storage System Integration: Actual Usage, Basis for Life Prediction, Degradation & Hazards Handling, Data Collection & Trend Analyses
      Thomas Hickman
      Leidos Engineering / Senior Engineering Consultant
    • High Performed Sodium-Ion Batteries With Prussian White Cathode
      JJ Lee
      Sharp Labs of America / Senior Director
    • Storage as a Peaking Resource: Can Batteries Compete Against Conventional Generation in a High Renewable Future?
      Dr. Paul Denholm
      National Renewable Energy Laboratory / Principal Energy Analyst
    • Optimal Control of Secondary Use Batteries Considering Different Objective Functions
      Michael Starke
      UT-Battelle / Oak Ridge National Laboratory / R&D Staff
    • Development and Performance Demonstration of Intermediate Temperature Sodium-Iodine Prototype Unit Cell for Large-Scale Energy Storage
      Sai V. Bhavaraju, Ph.D.
      Ceramatec / Senior Scientist
    • Comparing Modular Distributed Resource Alternatives, Including Energy Storage, Using Risk-adjusted Cost
      Jim Eyer
      E&I Consulting / Founder and Principal Analyst
    • Minimizing Environmental Impact in an Off-Grid System: Solar + Sustainable Storage
      Matt Maroon
      Aquion Energy / Vice President, Product Management
    • SiC-based Topologies for Grid-Tied Energy Storage Applications (GER-ES)
      Chad Eckhardt
      GridBridge, Inc. / President
    • Optimal Control of Distributed Networked Energy Storage for Improved Small-Signal Stability
      David Schoenwald, PhD
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member Technical Staff

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

7:30AM - 8:30AM

  • EESAT Networking Breakfast

    Room: Ballroom Foyer
    Breakfast

8:30AM - 9:45AM

  • Peer Review Session 2

    Room: Grand Ballroom II
    The Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity has been a driving force in energy storage industry development for many years, and has supported many of the projects that have paved the way for...
    • Chair
      Kim Nuhfer
      Department of Energy / Project Manager
    • NETL-ARRA overview
      Kim Nuhfer
      Department of Energy / Project Manager
    • Detroit Edison's Advanced Implementation of Community Energy Storage Systems for Grid Support
      Haukur Asgeirsson
      DTE Energy / Manager, Power Systems Technologies
    • Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project
      Grant Davis, P.E.
      Southern California Edison / Engineer
    • Vionx Energy Distributed Energy Storage System Demonstration
      Doug Alderton
      Vionx Energy Corporation / Prinicpal Investigtor & Director, Marketing & Sales
    • ARRA Energy Storage Study
      Don Bender
      Sandia National Laboratories
  • EESAT Plenary Session: Storage in Action: State Programs Driving Adoption

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    Adoption of energy storage systems has been driven in large part by programs implemented by state legislatures and regulatory commissions. These programs take many shapes – from focusing on...
    • Introduction of Keynote
      Angus Duncan
      Oregon Global Warming Commission / Chair
    • Keynote
      John Savage
      State of Oregon / Oregon PUC Commissioner
    • Storage in Action: State Programs Driving Adoption
      Jason Burwen
      Energy Storage Association / Policy & Advocacy Director
    • Assessing the Economic Benefits of Washington Clean Energy Fund Energy Storage Projects
      Landis Kannberg, Ph.D,
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Energy Storage Coordinator
    • The Economic Benefits of the California Storage Mandate: Some Findings from Long-term Modeling of the Western US Power System
      Dr. Paul Denholm
      National Renewable Energy Laboratory / Principal Energy Analyst
    • Organized Market Reforms Market Dynamics Impacting Storage Economics
      John Fernandes
      Res America / Director, Policy & Market Development

9:45AM - 10:15AM

  • Networking Break

    Room: Ballroom Foyer
    Networking Break

10:15AM - 12:00PM

  • EESAT Session: Understanding Energy Storage Valuation and Modeling

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    With more than 15 viable applications for energy storage on the grid, and the ability for systems to deliver on multiple value streams simultaneously – understanding how we should value energy...
    • Moderator
      Ray Byrne
      Sandia National Laboratories
    • Performance Matters – Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Energy Storage Projects
      Sam Crawford
      Navigant / Senior Consultant
    • A Methodology for the Valuation of Behind-the-meter Solar and Storage Hybrid Resources in Hawaii - A Utility Perspective
      Ben Norris
      Clean Power Research / Sr. Consultant
    • Battery Storage Evaluation Tool: Assessing the Economic Benefits of Energy Storage and Microgrids
      Patrick J. Balducci, MSc
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Chief Economist
    • Development and practical use of a Levelized-Cost-of-Storage (LCOS) metric
      Michael Hoff
      NEC Energy Solutions / VP Research and Technology
    • Rethinking Warranty Management as a Strategy for Broadening the Future Adoption of Battery-Based Energy Storage Systems
      Virgil L. Beaston
      Powin Energy / Vice President & CTO
    • Leading edge hybrid lead-acid: continuous partial-charge cycling, field reports, commercial installations, strong grant dividends and overviews of new high power formats.
      John Wood
      Ecoult Energy Storage Solutions / CEO

10:15AM - 11:45AM

  • Peer Review Session 3

    Room: Grand Ballroom II
    The Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity has been a driving force in energy storage industry development for many years, and has supported many of the projects that have paved the way for...
    • Chair
      Vincent Sprenkle
      Electrochemical Materials and Systems Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Manager
    • Room Temperature Hybrid Sodium-based Flow Battery
      Leon Shaw
      Illinois Institute of Technology / Professor
    • Advances in PNNL's Mixed Acid Redox Flow Battery Stack
      David Reed
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    • Na-metal halide battery development
      Guosheng Li
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Sr. Scientist
    • Solid State Composite Electrolyte for Li-ion Batteries
      Xingbo Liu
      West Virginia University / Professor
    • Room temperature Na-ion battery development
    • Prussian Blue Materials for Ni-ion Bateries
      Hyun-Wook Lee
      Stanford University

12:00PM - 1:15PM

  • EESAT Networking Lunch

    Room: Pavilion Ballroom
    Lunch provided for all attendees

1:15PM - 3:15PM

  • Peer Review Session 4

    Room: Grand Ballroom II
    The Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity has been a driving force in energy storage industry development for many years, and has supported many of the projects that have paved the way for...
    • Moderator
      Dan Borneo
      Sandia National Laboratories
    • Industry Acceptance Thrust-Overview
      Dan Borneo
      Sandia National Laboratories
    • California Energy Commission (CEC): UC San Diego
      William V. Torre
      University of California - San Diego / Director of Energy Storage Research
    • Demo/Optimization: Texas Tech University
      Ben Gully
      DNV-GL / Project Manager
    • DOE and Oregon: Making Energy Storage Work in the Pacific Northwest
      Diane Broad
      Oregon Department of Energy / Sr. Policy Analyst
    • DOE: Vermont GMP
      Chris Larsen
      Dynapower Company
    • Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA)
      Todd Olinsky-Paul
      Clean Energy States Alliance / Project Director
    • Energy Storage in Alaska
      Mark Mueller-Stoffels
      Alaska Center for Energy and Power/University of Alaska Fairbanks / Program Director/Research Assistant Professor
    • Active Damping of Power System Oscillations Using Distributed Energy Storage
      David Schoenwald, PhD
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member Technical Staff
  • EESAT Session: Beyond Batteries: Advanced Storage Technology Research & Development

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    Energy storage comes in all shapes and sizes, and numerous technologies are continuing to advance and have a major impact on how we generate, distribute and consume electricity. This session will...
    • Molten Glass Energy Storage Reservoir Integrated with Combined Cycle Power Plant
      Justin Raade
      Halotechnics, Inc / CEO and Founder
    • High-performance Aqueous Redox Flow Battery Using Non-toxic Organic-inorganic Electrolyte
      Michael Aziz
      Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences / Professor
    • A PATHWAY TO LOW COST LIQUID ENERGY STORAGE
      Frank Gibbard
      WattJoule Corporation / CEO
    • Next Generation Flow Batteries
      Wei Wang
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Scientist
    • Redox Flow Battery Development for Stationary Energy Storage Applications
      Vincent Sprenkle
      Electrochemical Materials and Systems Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Manager
    • Developing MW-scale mixed-acid all vanadium redox flow battery system
      Liyu Li Ph.D.
      UniEnergy Technologies, LLC / Chief Technology Officer

3:15PM - 3:45PM

  • Networking Break

    Room: Ballroom Foyer
    Networking Break

3:45PM - 5:45PM

  • Peer Review Session 5: Poster Showcase

    Room: Grand Ballroom II
    Both EESAT and Peer Review strive to bring you the most advanced research and the broadest coverage of everything happening in energy storage research and development. During this continuation of...
    • Moderator
      Rusty Hefner
      US DOE / ARPA-E
    • HECO Energy Storage Study
      Ray Byrne
      Sandia National Laboratories
    • A Single Substance Organic Redox Flow Battery
      Paul Rasmussen, Dr
      Vinazene Inc. / President
    • Low-Cost Sodium-Ion Battery to Enable Grid Scale Energy Storage: Prussian Blue-Derived Cathode and Complete Battery Integration
      JJ Lee
      Sharp Labs of America / Senior Director
    • Novel High Energy Density Dielectrics for Scalable Capacitors
      Harlan Brown-Shaklee
      Sandia National Laboratories / Senior Member of Technical Staff
    • Metallized Hybrid Film Capacitors for DC-Link Applications
      Angelo Yializis, Ph.D.
      Sigma Technologies Int'l / CEO
    • Advanced Mg batteries
      Guosheng Li
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Sr. Scientist
    • Low-Cost Grid Scale Electrical Storage Using a Rechargeable Zinc-Manganese Dioxide Battery
      Damon Turney
      City University of New York, Energy Institute / Senior Scientist
    • Recent development of zinc-polyiodide redox flow battery at PNNL
      Bin Li
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Scientist
    • Flow battery stack performance
      Ed Thomsen
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    • Smart GaN-Based Inverters for Grid-tied Energy Storage Systems
      Mehdi Ferdowsi
      Missouri University of Science and Technology
    • Na-ion Conducting Membranes for Non-Aqueous Redox Flow Batteries
      Jagjit Nanda
      Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • Reliable High-Performance Gate Oxides for Wide Band Gap Devices
      Jon Ihlefeld
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member of the Technical Staff
    • Lithium Sulphur Batteries for Grid Applications
      Chengdu Liang
      Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • An Inexpensive Metal-Free Organic Redox Flow Battery for Grid-Scale Storage
      Sri Narayan
      University of Southern California
    • Demo/Optimization: Los Alamos
      Ray Byrne
      Sandia National Laboratories
    • Planar Na-beta Batteries for Renewable Integration and Grid Applications
      Scott Reeves
      EaglePicher
    • High Energy Storage Capacity Low-Cost Iron Flow Battery
    • Flow Battery Spectroelectrochemistry: in operando Monitoring for Safety and Reliability
      Travis Anderson
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member of Technical Staff
    • K-S Battery
      Xiaochuan Lu
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    • All Organic Flow Battery
      Xiaoliang Wei
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Scientist
    • All-Silicon Carbide power module based boost converter platform for grid-tied energy
      Ranbir Singh
      GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc. / President
    • Iron based flow batteries for low cost grid level energy storage
      Jesse Wainright
      Case Western University / Associate Research Professor

3:45PM - 4:30PM

  • EESAT Plenary Session

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    The EESAT Technical Conference will feature a number of interactive plenary panels and keynote speakers, and we currently have invites out to a number of visionaries and leaders in the industry to...
    • Introduction of Keynote
      Matt Roberts
      Energy Storage Association / Vice President
    • Keynote
      Valri Lightner
      U.S. Department of Energy, Loans Program Office

6:00PM - 8:00PM

  • Off-Site Reception

    Room: Oregon Science and Industry Museum
    All attendees are invited to attend to network with peers in the industry. Tickets may be purchased through the registration site or at the registration desk for $100 per person. Transportation will...

Thursday, September 24, 2015

7:30AM - 8:30AM

  • EESAT Networking Breakfast

    Room: Ballroom Foyer
    Continental Breakfast

8:30AM - 9:45AM

  • EESAT Plenary Session

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    The EESAT Technical Conference will feature a number of interactive plenary panels and keynote speakers, and we currently have invites out to a number of visionaries and leaders in the industry to...

8:30AM - 9:30AM

  • Peer Review Session 6

    Room: Grand Ballroom II
    The Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity has been a driving force in energy storage industry development for many years, and has supported many of the projects that have paved the way for...
    • Chair
      Cy Fujimoto
      Sandia National Labs / Technical Staff
    • Redox Flow Battery Optimization
      Tom Zawodzinski
      ORNL/UT-Knoxville / Governor's Chair Professor
    • Adv Membranes for Flow Batteries
      Cy Fujimoto
      Sandia National Labs / Technical Staff
    • Adv Materials for Ionic Liquid Flow Battery
      Travis Anderson
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member of Technical Staff

9:45AM - 10:15AM

  • Networking Break

    Room: Ballroom Foyer
    Networking Break

10:15AM - 12:00PM

  • EESAT Session: Cutting Edge Electrochemical Research

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    It’s more than just a battery. This session will feature research and development on electrochemical energy storage systems – from laboratory inception, to testing lifecycles, to second use, and...
    • Moderator
      Tom Zawodzinski
      ORNL/UT-Knoxville / Governor's Chair Professor
    • New low Temperature Liquid Catholyte-Based Sodium Batteries for GRID Scale Electrical Energy Storage
      Steve Martin
      Iowa State University / Professor
    • Review of the Development Cycle for Novel Battery Electrode Active Material Commercialization
      James Fleetwood
      Battery Innovation Center / Materials Scientist
    • Low-Cost Carbon Surface Passivation for Achieving Exceptionally Long Battery Life
      Alexander A. Bistrika, Ph.D.
      eChemion, Inc / President
    • Durable Air Cathode for Rechargeable Zinc-Air Batteries
      Yi-cheng Lee
      Industrial Technology Research Institute / Researcher
    • Li-ion battery research and development capability for stationary energy storage at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
      Daiwon Choi
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Scientist
    • Next Generation Battery Alternative to Lithium Ion: Magnesium Ion Based Batteries
      Esther S. Takeuchi, PhD
      Stony Brook University / Professor

10:15AM - 11:45AM

  • Peer Review Session 7

    Room: Grand Ballroom II
    Concurrent Session
    • Chair
      Stan Atcitty
      Sandia National Laboratories / Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
    • Sodium-Based Batteries
    • Update on ES Safety Working Group
      Stan Atcitty
      Sandia National Laboratories / Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
    • Energy Storage Hazard Analysis and Risk Management
      David Rosewater
      Sandia National Laboratories / Energy Storage Test Engineer
    • Performance and Life Cycle Analysis of Energy Storage Devices
      Summer Ferreira
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member of Technical Staff
    • Energy Storage Systems Analysis
      David Rosewater
      Sandia National Laboratories / Energy Storage Test Engineer
    • Amber Kinetics Flywheel Energy Storage Technology and Demonstration
      Seth R. Sanders, PhD
      Amber Kinetics, Inc. / Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

12:00PM - 1:15PM

  • EESAT Networking Lunch

    Room: Pavilion Ballroom
    Lunch provided for all attendees

1:15PM - 2:45PM

  • Peer Review Session 8

    Room: Grand Ballroom II
    Concurrent Session
    • Moderator
      Babu Chalamala
      Sandia National Laboratories / Manager, Energy Storage Technology and Systems
    • Potential Revenue from Electrical Energy Storage in ERCOT: The Impact of Location and Recent Trends
      Ray Byrne
      Sandia National Laboratories
    • ES Demonstrations Global Perspective
      Jaci Hernandez
      Sandia National Laboratories / Member of Techncial Staff
    • International Energy Storage Working Group
      Vilayanur V. Viswanathan
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory / Senior Research Engineer
    • DOE Global Energy Storage Database
      Cedric Christensen
      Strategen Consulting / Director

1:15PM - 3:00PM

  • EESAT Session: Energy Storage System Components Research & Development

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    Anywhere from 40-60% of the cost of an energy storage systems is outside of the cells or mechanical structures that drive the systems, and researchers and labs around the world are working on...
    • Chair
      Stan Atcitty
      Sandia National Laboratories / Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
    • Design and Development of a Low Cost, Manufacturable High Voltage Power Module for Energy Storage Systems
      Chad B. O'Neal, P.E.
      Cree / Development Engineer
    • High Frequency Link Converters Using Advanced Magnetics
      Todd C. Monson, PhD
      Sandia National Labs / Senior Member of the Technical Staff
    • Merged SiC Junction Transistors and Rectifiers as simplified Circuit Elements
      Ranbir Singh
      GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc. / President
    • 6.5KV SILICON CARBIDE JFET SWITCH MODULE FOR HIGH DENSITY POWER CONVERSION SYSTEMS
      John L. Hostetler
      United Silicon Carbide / Director R&D Fab
    • A Comparative Study of Si and GaN Switching Devices in a High Efficiency, Bidirectional, Isolated Converter for Use in Energy Storage Systems
      Daniel Martin
      APEI / Senior Staff Engineer

3:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Joint Closing Plenary Session

    Room: Grand Ballroom I
    Plenary Session
    • Closing Remarks
      Dr. Imre Gyuk
      U.S. Department of Energy / Energy Storage Program Manager
      Matt Roberts
      Energy Storage Association / Vice President
      Summer Ferreira
      Sandia National Laboratories / Principal Member of Technical Staff