Conference Program

Time

Information

Topic

Speaker

9:00

Arrival of Attendees - Breakfast

Arrival

9:45

SESSION 3:

Welcome

Prof. Peter Droege, President of EUROSOLAR

Intro Session Chair

Welcome

Hans Werner Reinhard, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf

Key note speech

Keynote

Hannelore Kraft, Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia

Key note speech

Keynote

Dipl. Ing. Thorsten Herdan, Director, energy policy – heating and efficiency - Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

Key note speech

Keynote

Tudor Constantinescu, Principal Advisor to the Director General DG ENERGY, European Commission

Key note speech

Opening of the trade fair Energy Storage Europe (ESE)

Dr. Andreas Hauer, ZAE Bayern, Chairman of the ESE conference

Key note speech

Opening of the International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES)

Prof. Dr. Dirk Uwe Sauer, ISEA RWTH Aachen, Chairman of IRES conference

12:30

Opening of the trade fair and poster exhibition

Lunch break

14:00-16:30

Business and Finance
Research and Science

16:30

Coffee break

17:00-18:00

Discussion Round

18:30

Questions & Answers

BVES Networking Event

Questions & Answers

Time

Information

Topic

Speaker

8:30 - 9:00

Arrival of Attendees - Breakfast

9:00 - 10:30

SESSION 3:

Energy Storage Demand – How Much Storage do we Need in our Future Energy System?

Intro Session Chair

Dr. K. Peter Röttgen, Vice President Market Interface Management, Uniper Innovation, Germany

Key note speech

How to Successfully Participate in the Future Growth of the Energy Storage Market

Florian Mayr, Partner, Apricum GmbH, Germany

Business Models for Small Scale Batteries

Tobias Federico, Managing Director, Energy Brainpool GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Applications for Battery Storage in Germany – Today and Tomorrow

Christian Metzger, Sr. Expert Energy Storage, Innogy, Germany

System Drivers for Long Term Storage Demand

Timon Dubbeling, Analyst International Energy Agency, France

Energy Storage in C&I Markets: From Promise to Product to Proven Performance

Jayesh Goyal, Chief Commercial Officer, Younicos, USA

Questions & Answers

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee-Break

11:00 - 12:30

SESSION 4:

Financing Energy Storage – How to Organize Money for Energy Storage Implementation

Intro Session Chair

Sam Wilkinson, Principle Analyst, Power Technologies IHS Technology, France

Key Renewables Transactions and Upcoming Financing Trends in Private Equity

Ruben Bach, Partner, svs Capital Partners GmbH, Germany

Matthias Jaeger, Head, Risk Advisory & Services, Allianz Climate Solutions, Germany

Sam Wilkinson, Principle Analyst, Power Technologies IHS Technology, France

Questions & Answers

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch - Break

14:00 - 15:30

SESSION 5:

International Energy Storage Markets – “The World of Energy Storage”

Intro Session Chair

Dr. Andreas Hauer, Head of Division Energy Storage, Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research, ZAE, Germany

Business Opportunities of Energy Storage in South Africa.

Dr. Rebecca Maserumule, Chief Director: Hydrogen and Energy, DST, South Africa

Energy Storage Business in North America

Jason Rioux, Vice President, NRStor Inc., Canada

Opportunities ahead - an Overview of the China Energy Storage Market

Mr. Cai Zhuang, Marketing Director of Sungrow & Samsung SDI

Energy Storage in the US market

Mark Higgins, COO Strategen Consulting

How the Indian Energy Storage market develops

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, Executive Director India Energy Storage Alliance and Managing Director Customized Energy Solutions India Pvt. Ltd

Energy Storage Use Cases and Market Opportunities in Germany

Urban Windelen, CEO German Energy Storage Association

Questions & Answers

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee-Break

16:00 - 17:30

SESSION 6:

Safety, Security & Standardization – Door Opener for Market Access!

Intro Session Chair

Stephan Scheuer, Department Manager, TüV Rheinland LGA Products GmbH, Germany

International Market Access Requirements for Electrical Energy Storage Systems

Romica Kiesewetter, Project Manager Battery/Energy Storage Systems, TÜV Rheinland LGA Products GmbH, Germany

Functional Safety Assessment of a Li-Ion Energy Storage Systems

Matthias Bueter, Product Manager – Product Management Reserve Power, HOPPECKE Batterien GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Regulatory Requirements for Electrical Energy Storage Systems in Australia

Steve Blume, President, Energy Storage Council, Australia

Energy Storage System Hacked!

Dr. Daniel Hamburg, Head of Security Engineering, TÜV Rheinland i-sec GmbH, Germany

Questions & Answers

Time

Information

Topic

Speaker

9:00 - 9:30

Arrival of Attendees - Breakfast

9:30 - 11:00

SESSION 7:

The Flexible Intersectoral Link – How to Combine Electricity, Mobility and Heat/Cold

Intro Session Chair

Dr. Christopher Hebling, Director, Division Hydrogen Technologies, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany

Sustainable Mobilitby by Means of Batteries and Fuel Cells Power Trains

Matthias Klietz, Vice President Research Powertrain, BMW Group, Germany

Plasma Chemistry: Enabling Technology to Produce Low Carbon Chemicals and Transport Fuels

Dr. Georg Markowz, CTO, Carbon CEEnergy GmbH, Germany

The Role of Sustainable Fuels in the Future Fuel Mix

Burkhard Reuss, Director Communication and Public Affairs, TOTAL Deutschland GmbH, Germany

Connecting the Dots - Energy Storage in Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers

Dr. Cornelius von der Heydt, Business Development, HYDROGENIOUS TECHNOLOGIES GmbH, Germany

Questions & Answers

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee-Break

11:30 - 13:00

SESSION 8:

Energy Storage Scenarios – Do we Know Enough About the Future of Energy Storage?

Intro Session Chair

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Sterner, University of Applied Sciences Regensburg, Germany

Results on Electric Storage Demand and Other Flexibility Options in Future Energy Scenarios – and Other Questions

Christian Dötsch, Division Director Energy, Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT, Germany

Cross-sectoral Storage Demand in Future Energy Systems

Prof Dr. Hans-Martin Henning, Deputy Director, Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme ISE, Germany

Results of Studies on Storage and Sectoral Integration Commissioned by Agora Energiewende

Dr. Matthias Deutsch, Senior Associate, Agora Energiewende, Germany

Achim Zerres, Head of Energy Regulation, German Federal Network Agency,  BNETZ A

Questions & Answers

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch - Break

14:30 - 16:00

SESSION 9:

Energy Storage Business Cases – Can Energy Storage Create Revenues?

Intro Session Chair

Thomas Speidel, CEO AdsTec, President BVES, Germany

Business models for connected residential storage

Christoph Ostermann, CEO, sonnen GmbH, Germany

Virtuell Power Plant 4.0 - Customer Loyality Through Innovation and Shared Revenues

Markus Brehler, CEO, Caterva GmbH, Germany

TESLA Powerpack in industrial use cases

Ben Hill, VP EMEA, TESLA ENERGY PRODUCTS

Li+ Storage for Independent Energy Supply

Dr.-Ing. Jochen Lorz, Director Sales Industry, Areva GmbH, Germany

Flex4Energy – Flexibility Management in Tomorrow’s Energy System

Dr. Peter Eckerle, CEO, StoREgio Energiespeichersysteme e.V., Germany

Leveraging the PEM Electrolysis – Opportunities and Potentials Within and Beyond the Renewable Energy Businesses

Heinrich Gärtner, Managing Director, GP Joule GmbH, Germany

From Hotels to Remote Mines: Where Storage Makes Sense Without Subsidies

Dr. Thomas Hillig, Managing Director, THEnergy, München, Germany

Questions & Answers

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee-Break

16:30 - 17:30

SESSION 10:

Closing of the conferences

Intro Session Chair

Dr. Andreas Hauer & Prof. D.-U. Sauer

Conclusion of the session and results

IRES Poster Awards