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IEA Energy Storage Technology Roadmap Workshop


Paris: 23 September 2013 - 24 September 2013

Organiser: IEA

Contact Email: TechnologyRoadmapsContact@iea.org

Background

Energy storage technologies can be used in a wide variety of applications and are a valuable source of ancillary services, flexibility, and efficiency improvements to the energy system. But energy storage deployment is currently restricted by high capital costs, round trip inefficiencies, and regulatory barriers. One of the key goals of this new roadmap is to understand and communicate the value of energy storage to energy system stakeholders. This discussion included concepts that address the current status of deployment and predicted evolution in the context of current and future energy system needs by using a "systems perspective" rather than looking at storage technologies in isolation.

This one and one-half day workshop assisted in reviewing the initial draft of the roadmap and will provide inputs for the policy, energy markets, and finance portions of the discussions. Leading experts on energy storage will present current status and future expectations. All participants were given time to interact with other stakeholders and provide input for the roadmap itself, leading to broad stakeholder consensus in the messages developed.

Participation is by invitation only.

Agenda

DAY 1

Welcome
Jean-François Gagné, Head, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Technology Roadmaps Overview - Recap
Cecilia Tam, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Energy Storage Today
Paul Denholm, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (United States)
Andreas Hauer, Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research (Germany)

The ETP Vision for Energy Storage
David Elzinga, Uwe Remme, Steve Heinen, and Luis Munuera - Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Breakout Group Discussion 1: Electricity Storage Systems
Moderator: Sang-Il Kim, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA
Moderator: Cecilia Tam, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Yoshiaki Shibata, The Institute of Energy Economics (Japan)
Benoit DeCourt, Schlumberger Business Consulting Energy Institute (France)

Breakout Group Discussion 2: Thermal Storage Systems
Moderator: Melissa C. Lott, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA
Moderator: Jean-François Gagné, Head, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Report back from breakout sessions

Wrap-up
Melissa C. Lott, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

DAY 2

Opening
Jean-François Gagné, Head, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Renewables and Energy Storage in China
Peter Littlewood, CLP Holdings, Hong Kong
Policy impacts on storage system profitability (Germany)
Andreas Zucker, European Commission Joint Research Centre

Group Discussion: Policy and regulatory considerations for energy storage
Moderator: Laszlo Varro, Head, Gas Coal and Power Division

The value of frequency regulation in the energy system distributed energy storage
Robert Fares, The University of Texas at Austin (United States)

Group Discussion: Market and finance structures - barriers and incentives for storage deployment
‌Moderator: Cecilia Tam, IEA Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Group Discussion: Other non-technical barriers to energy storage deployment
Moderator: Melissa C. Lott, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Group Discussion: Goals, actions, milestones, and metrics for the next 10 years (and beyond)
Moderator: Cecilia Tam, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Group Discussion: Key Messages
Moderator: Cecilia Tam, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA

Closing
Jean-François Gagné, Head, Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA