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Day 1 Wednesday 24 October 2018,

Technology - organised with the support of the JRC

10:00 - 10:30

1.1 Welcome and Introduction - EASE and JRC activities

10:30 - 10:50

1.2 Setting The Stage: European Market Monitor on Energy Storage

  • Which countries are currently most dynamic concerning storage development from a quantitative point of view (GWh and GW added) and in terms of deployment of innovative technologies?
  • What are the drivers for energy storage development in the different EU countries?
10:50 - 11:10

1.3 Current and Future Storage Applications

  • Energy storage systems are often deployed for very specific functions such as time shift or frequency control. Which applications will future energy and power systems need?
11:10 - 11:30

1.4 Energy Storage Technology Costs

  • Are traditional ways to estimate LCOE for energy storage adequate?
  • What recent concepts are proposing for?

11:30 - 12:10

1.5 Manufacturing in Europe: A strategic necessity or value chain optimisation?

  • What is the added value of manufacturing energy storage technologies in Europe

11.50 - 12.10

1.6 Battery projections and assumptions in energy modelling scenarios

  • What are the projections on battery demand in global energy scenarios?
  • What are the assumptions on battery costs?

12:10 - 13:30

1.7 EASE Student Award Ceremony

12:30 - 13:30


Session 1:
Track A: Introduction to Energy Storage: Technologies and R&I
  • What are the different energy storage technologies currently available on the market?
  • What are their main technical capabilities and applications?
  • How are R&I projects addressing the different energy storage technologies?
  • What are the technical and regulatory challenges and issues faced by these projects?
  • What are the outcomes of these projects? Can their results be monetised?
13:30 - 14:10

1.8 a) Introduction to Large-Scale Energy Storage Technologies: CAES, LAES, Pumped Hydro, Power-to-X

14:10 - 15:20

1.9 a) Introduction to Small-Scale Energy Storage Technologies: Batteries, Flow Batteries, Flywheels

15:20 - 17:00

Presentation of 5 R&I European Projects

Session 2:
Track B: Cutting-Edge Developments in Storage Technologies
  • What are the latest developments in energy storage technologies?
  • Which break-through technologies have the potential to replace existing state-of-the-art?
  • What emerging energy storage concepts are ready to break into the market?
  • What advances are being made in hybrid energy storage systems (combining two or more storage technologies)?
13:30 - 14:10

1.8 b) Advances in Large-Scale Energy Storage Technologies: CAES, LAES, Pumped Hydro

14:10 - 15:20

1.9 b) Next-Generation Battery Technologies: Flow Batteries, High-Temperature Batteries, Li-ion batteries

15:20 - 15:40

1.10 b) Behind-the-Meter Storage:Batteries and Thermal Storage

15:40 - 16:00

1.11 b) System and Ancillary Services: Batteries, Supercapacitors, Flywheels

16:00 - 16:20

1.12 b) Sector Integration: Power-to-X

16:20 - 16:40

1.13 b) Hybrid Energy Storage Systems

16:40 - 17:00

1.14 b) Battery recycling: challenges and opportunities

17:00 - 17:30

Lessons Learned/Observations from Day 1

20:00 - 22-00


Day 2 Thursday 25 October 2018,

Energy Storage Policy and Regulation

09:00 - 09:15

2.1 Welcome and Opening Statement

09:15 - 09:45

2.2 Keynote Speech on Storage Policy

09:45 - 10:45

2.3 Energy Storage Policy: The International Perspective

Presentations followed by Q&A

  • How are energy storage markets developing in China, Australia, the United States and India?
  • How have the regulatory frameworks and policies shaped storage development?
10:45 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:00

2.4 Energy Storage Policy: The EU Member States Perspective

Presentations followed by Q&A

  • How are EU member states promoting energy storage at national and local level?
  • How do member states see the link between energy storage legislative framework and energy storage business growth?
12:00 - 12:45

2.5 European Energy Market Design for Storage

Panel Discussion

  • Are the market design proposals in the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package a game changer for storage? What further steps must be taken to support energy storage deployment?
  • How could the issue of grid tariffs and fees be addressed?
  • Which success stories/lessons individual countries could be applied at EU level?
12:45 - 14:00


13:45 - 14:00

2.6 Keynote Speech

14:00 - 15:15

2.7 Energy Storage in Transmission and Distribution Grids


  • What would be the value of TSOs and DSOs operating energy storage technologies for infrastructure services?
  • How can we maximise the value of energy storage technologies owned and operated by regulated entities? Could regulated and market services co-exist?
  • How could the EU regulatory framework adapt to such applications?

Panel discussion:

  • How can regulators support market-based procurement of energy and ancillary services that allows energy storage to compete on a level playing field?
  • What about long-term contracts for balancing and ancillary services?
  • What about ownership of energy storage which are “fully integrated network components” by regulated entities?
15:15 - 15:45


15:45 - 17:00

2.8 Energy Storage and Mobility


  • What is the impact of EVs on local distribution grid and on long-term planning?
  • Could BEVs and FCEVs provide the grid with system services? If so, how could these services be monetised?
  • What is the role of policymakers to facilitate this shift to BEVs and FCEVs and support prosumers?

Panel discussion: BEVs or FCEVs, which technology for which application?

  • Road, maritime, aviation transport: which one of BEVs or FCEVs will take the lead on these different segments?
  • What about BEVs and FCEVs environmental impact and capacity to integrate RES?
17:00 - 17:30

Lessons learned/Observations from Day 2

19:30 - 21:30


Day 3 Friday 26 October 2018,

Market Drivers

09:00 - 09:05

3.1 Welcome and Opening Statement

09:05 - 09:30

3.2 Keynote Speech

09:30 - 10:15

3.3 The Economics of Energy Storage Projects

  • What are the multiple revenue streams available to energy storage projects?
  • What are the different costs impacting the business success of energy storage projects?
  • Financing Energy Storage: What is the rationale behind private investors’ decision to invest in energy storage? How do they mitigate the investment risk?
10:15 - 10:45


10:45 - 12:45

3.4 Presentation of Replicable Energy Storage Business Cases

  • How do energy storage developers maximise the revenue of energy storage projects? What about revenue stacking?
  • What are the regulatory barriers faced by energy storage developers?
  • Early move, portfolio diversification and partnership: key success factors for energy storage developers?
12:45 - 13:00

Closing Keynote

13:00 - 13:15

Closing remarks

13:15 - 14:00