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Workshop on Energy Storage: Issues and Opportunities


Paris, France: 15 February 2011

Organiser: IEA

Background

This workshop is the third in a series of events designed to examine strategic, cross-cutting energy technology, policy, or related issues identified by the IEA Committee on Energy Research and Technology (CERT).  Expertise draws upon the CERT Energy Technology Network - Working Parties, Experts' Groups and Multilateral Technology Initiatives - and involves renowned energy experts worldwide.  Results of these workshops will serve to inform activities within the International Low-Carbon Energy Technology Platform.

Agenda

TECHNOLOGY: STATE-OF-OF-THE-ART
Moderator: Astrid Wille, Jülich Research Centre (Germany)

Storage Technology Issues and Opportunities
Andreas Hauer, ZAE Bayern Center for Applied Energy Research (Germany)

Progress with Energy Storage
Imre Gyuk, Department of Energy (United States)

Thermal Storage: Residential and Commercial Buildings
Luiza Cabeza, University of Lleida (Spain)

Options for Integrated Systems
Wolfgang Woyke, E.On (Germany)

Stationary Batteries for Networks 
Hitoshi Koyabu, TEPCO (Japan)

Balancing Grids with Storage
John Cheng, CLP Holdings (Hong Kong)

TRANSFORMATION: FROM STORAGE TO SAVINGS
Moderator: Rolf Schmitz, Federal Office of Energy (Switzerland)

Break-out Discussions - Sectoral Issues and Opportunities

Buildings
Art Snijders, IF Technology and Michael Taylor, IEA

Industry
B.Müller, Bosch-Rexroth and Cecilia Tam, IEA

Transport and Electricity
Lew Fulton and David Elzinga, IEA

INTEGRATION: STORAGE IN ENERGY STRATEGIES AND PLANS
Moderator: Peter Taylor, Head, Energy Technology Policy (IEA)

Storage in National Strategies
Imre Gyuk, Department of Energy (United States)‌

Modelling Energy Storage Demand 
Karl-Peter Felberbauer, Joanneum Research, Forschungsgesellschaft (Austria)

International Strategies on Energy Storage
Rodica Loisel, JRC SETIS (Netherlands) 

EASE - Towards the European Association for Storage of Energy 
Bruno Prestat, EDF R&D (France)

Benefits of Fostering Innovation in Storage and Grid Management Technologies Under Imperfect Information
Nick Johnstone and Ivan Haščič, OECD Environment Directorate

DEFINING A STRATEGY AND PATHWAYS FOR IMPLEMENTATION

Defining a Pathway for Energy
A. Wille, Jülich Research Centre (Germany)

Summary and Conclusions
Bo Diczfalusy, Sustainable Policy and Technology (IEA)