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APRIL 15-17, 2002
San Francisco, CA


Monday, April 15, 2002

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Imre Gyuk, DOE; Dr. Philip Symons, ESA

Keynote Address
Dr Robert Dixon, US Dept. of Energy

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Overview of Electrical Energy Storage Applications & Technologies
Chair: John Boyes

Technical and Market Aspects of Innovative Storage Opportunities
Joe Iannucci, Distributed Utility Associates

Characteristics of Energy Storage Technologies for Short- and Long-Duration Applications
Susan M. Schoenung, Longitude 122 West, Inc.

Comparison of Energy Storage and Electric Conversion for Bridging Power Applications
Tom Key, PEAC

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Multi-Megawatt Applications
Chair: Joe Hoagland and Anthony Price

System Justification and Vendor Selection for the Golden Valley BESS
Tim DeVries, Golden Valley

Vanadium Redox-flow Battery for Voltage Sag
Tsuyoshi Shinzato, Sumitomo

CAES for Today's Market
Septimus van der Linden, Alstom

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Keynote Speaker
Terry Surles, Calif. Energy Comm.

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Advanced Battery Applications
Chair: Jim McDowall and Ali Nourai

Battery Energy Storage (ZnBr) for Grid Support Applications
Vince Scaini, Thomas Rhae, Peter Lex, SatCon Power, Detroit Edison, ZBB

A Vanadium Energy Storage System Field Trial
John Hawkins, Vanteck

Market Development for the Sodium Sulfur Battery
David K. Nichols, AEP, TEPCO

3:00 pm - 4:40 pm

Power Electronics & Conversion Systems
Chair: Herb Hayden and Phil Symons

Using Advanced Power Electronics to Develop a 2200kVA Rotary Flywheel UPS
Gene Weaver, SatCon

An Optically Isolated, HV-IGBT Based, Mega-Watt Cascade Inverter Building Block for DER Applications
Paul Grems Duncan, Airak, Inc.

Development of Novel Power Electronic Topologies for the Integration of Battery Energy Storage in FACTS Devices
Mariesa Crow, University of Missouri

The Gen-3 Emitter Turn-Off Thyristor
Bin Zhang, Virginia Tech


Tuesday, April 16, 2002

8:30 am - 10:15 am

Design and System Studies
Chair: G. Thijssen and Mike Hoffman

Using Energy Storage with Wind Energy for Arbitrage
Robert Taylor, TVA

Energy Storage/Distributed Resource Options at the University of Maryland

Mindi Farber De Anda, Ndeye Fall, Energetics

The Advent of Energy Storage for Transmission Voltage Stability Support via Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) and UltraCAPacitors (UCAP)
Dale Bradshaw, TVA

Pre-Conceptual Design of the Boulder City Battery Energy Storage Demonstration Project
Larry Stoddard, Black & Veatch

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Flywheel Applications
Chair: Fred Schwartz and Les Fairchild

Investigation of the Stability of a 600 MJ Energy Storage System Based on Paralleled Flywheel Generators
Heiko Cordt, Piller GmbH

Introducing Pentadyne Power Flywheel Energy Storage System
David Townley, Pentadyne Power

CleanSource2 Battery-Free Energy Storage Theory of Operation
Scott Richey,
Active Power

12:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Capacitor and Super Capacitor Development and Applications
Chair: Tom Key

High Energy Density Capacitor Storage System
Michio Okamura, Okamura Lab.

A Boost Life & Reliability Power Capacitor: Theory, Analysis, Design and Experiments
Tauqeer H.Shah, Iran University of Science & Technology

Energy Feeding with Sequential Storage: Properties of the Fast Energy Transfer Between Supercapacitive Banks
Alfred Rufer, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Applications for Short-Term Energy Storage Using Ultracapacitors
Mike Howard, PEAC

Extending DER Transient Loadability Using Electrochemical Capacitors
Satish Ranade, NMSU


Wednesday, April 17, 2002

8:35 am - 10:40 am

High Speed Flywheel Development
Chair: Imre Gyuk and Nancy Clark

Flywheel Technology Development at the NASA Glenn Research Center
Rob Wagner, University of Toledo

Flywheels with All-Passive, Non-Contact Magnetic Suspensions
Arthur Day, Boeing

DC Power Management with a High Performance Flywheel

Donald Bender,
AFS Trinity

Composite Flywheels for Energy Storage - Design Considerations
R. Hebner, University of Texas at Austin

A Description of the Beacon Power High Energy and High Power Composite Flywheel Energy Storage Systems

Matt Lazarewicz, Beacon Power Corp.

10:55 am - 12:10 pm

Battery Development and Applications
Chair: George Hunt

Reliability of Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid Batteries for Stationary Applications

Mindi Farber De Anda, Jennifer Miller, Energetics, Inc.

High Power Storage Technologies for Distributed Generation
Jim McDowall, SAFT

Introducing Cerium Based High Energy Redox Batteries
Stephen Clarke, Plurion Systems, Inc.

1:10 pm - 2:25 pm

Multi-Mega Watt Applications
Chair: Steve Eckroad and Ben Norris

High Charge and Discharge Cycle Durability of the Sodium Sulfur (NAS) Battery
Makoto Kamibayashi, Kazuhito Furuta, TEPCO, NGK

A Comparative Assessment of Flow Battery Technologies

Chris Lotspeich, Second Hill Group

Determination of Commercial Viability of Flow Batteries

H. Kroon and G. Thijssen, REMU and KEMA TDC

2:40 pm - 3:55 pm

Closing Session
Chair: Imre Gyuk

Energy Storage For Ancillary Services
Robert E. Taylor, TVA

The Certs Microgrid
Abbas Akhil, Sandia National Laboratories

What Value Does Energy Storage Have?
Phil Symons, EECI


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