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2012 DOE Energy Storage Program Peer Review and Update Meeting

The 2012 DOE Energy Storage Program Peer Review and Update Meeting was held Sept. 26-28 at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The three-day event was sponsored by the Dept. of Energy’s Energy Storage Systems (ESS) Program at Sandia National Laboratories.

The agenda is available for download (PDF, 608 kb, updated 9/25/12). Most of the presentations are also available for download from the links within the agenda below.

Wednesday, September 26

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Session 1 — Chair: Dr. Imre Gyuk, DOE

  • 8:35 a.m.:
    Welcome and DOE Perspective,
    Dr. Imre Gyuk,
    US Department of Energy / Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability
  • 8:50 a.m.:
    DOE / OE Program Overview,
    Dr. Imre Gyuk,
    US Department of Energy / Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability
  • 9:05 a.m.:
    DOE / ARRA Program Overview,
    Ron Staubly,
    National Energy Technology Laboratory, (PDF, 3.6 mb)
  • 9:15 a.m.:
    OE / SNL Program Overview,
    Ross Guttromson,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 0.9 mb)
  • 9:25 a.m.:
    OE / PNNL Program Overview,
    Vincent Sprenkle,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 9:35 a.m.:
    DOE / ARPA-E Program Overview,
    Dr. Mark Johnson,
    US Department of Energy / Advanced Research Projects Agency-ENERGY, (PDF, 2.5 mb)

Session 2 — Chair: Ron Staubly, NETL

  • 10:15 a.m.:
    ARRA Wind Firming Energy Farm,
    Tom Stepien,
    Primus Power, (PDF, 3.2 mb)
  • 10:30 a.m.:
    ARRA Grid-Scale Energy Storage Demonstration for Ancillary Services Using Ultrabattery,
    John Wood,
    Ecoult, (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 10:45 a.m.:
    ARRA PV Plus Storage for Simultaneous Voltage Smoothing and Peak Shifting,
    Steve Willard,
    PNM, (PDF, 0.6 mb)
  • 11:00 a.m.:
    ARRA Demonstration of a Sodium Ion Battery for Grid Level Applications,
    Theodore Wiley,
    Aquion Energy, (PDF, 11.5 mb)
  • 11:15 a.m.:
    ARRA Solid State Li Metal Batteries for Grid-Scale Energy Storage,
    Mohit Singh,
    Seeo Inc., (PDF, 1.1 mb)
  • 11:30 a.m.:
    ARRA Amber Kinetics Flywheel Energy Storage Demonstration,
    Edward Chiao,
    Amber Kinetics, Inc., (PDF, 1.5 mb)

Session 3 — Chair: Bill Capp, Grid Storage Consulting

  • 1:25 p.m.:
    ARRA Flow Battery Solution for Smart Grid Renewable Energy Applications,
    Sheri Nevins,
    Raytheon Ktech, (PDF, 2 mb)
  • 1:40 p.m.:
    ARRA Painesville Municipal Electric Power Vanadium Redox Battery Demonstration Project,
    Joseph Startari,
    Ashlawn Energy LLC, (PDF, 2.6 mb)
  • 1:55 p.m.:
    Energy Storage Controls for Grid Stability,
    Ray Byrne,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 2:10 p.m.:
    Secondary Use of Vehicle Batteries in Power Systems,
    Omer Onar,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 2:25 p.m.:
    Second Generation Emissions Study,
    Rick Fioravanti,
    DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, (PDF, 0.4 mb)
  • 2:40 p.m.:
    Energy Storage Computational Tool (ESCT),
    Colette Lamontagne,
    Navigant Consulting, Inc., (PDF, 1.4 mb)

Poster Session 1 — Chair: Dr. Mark Johnson, ARPA-E

Poster Session 1 — National Laboratories Projects

  • Metrics for Storage and Pre-Standards Analyses,
    David Rose,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 0.4 mb)
  • Oahu Energy Storage Study: Comparison of Distributed vs. Central Storage Value,
    Michael Kintner-Meyer,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • Flow Battery Modeling,
    Soowhan Kim,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 0.3 mb)
  • Engineered Gate Oxides for Wide Bandgap Semiconductor MOSFETs,
    Jon Ihlefeld,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 10.7 mb)
  • Impact Study of Value-Added Functionality on Inverters in Energy Storage Systems,
    Eric Green & Vivek Ramachandran,
    North Carolina State University, (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • Linear Analysis of Power Electronics for Energy Storage Systems,
    Luke Watson,
    Missouri University of Science & Technology, (PDF, 2.6 mb)
  • Tri-lab Distributed Storage Study for Maui,
    Jim Ellison,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1 mb)
  • International Energy Storage Database,
    Janice Lin,
    StrateGen Consulting LLC, (PDF, 1.6 mb)
  • Next Generation Composite Materials for Flywheel Development,
    Timothy Lambert,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 9 mb)
  • Synthesis and Stability of NaSICON for Sodium-Based Batteries,
    Dave Ingersoll & Erik Spoerke,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 9.7 mb)
  • ES-SelectTM — An Energy Storage Selection Tool,
    Dhruv Bhatnagar,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.8 mb)
  • Reducing the Costs of Manufacturing Flow Batteries,
    Dhruv Bhatnagar,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.4 mb)
  • NYSERDA Energy Storage Projects,
    Dhruv Bhatnagar,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 2.1 mb)
  • Nevada Energy Storage Study,
    Jim Ellison,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.6 mb)
  • Energy Storage in the Southeast,
    Jim Ellison,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.5 mb)

Poster Session 1 — ARPA-E Projects

  • Fuel-Free, Ubiquitous, Compressed Air Energy Storage and Power Conditioning,
    Ian Lawson,
    General Compression, (PDF, 5.4 mb)
  • Novel Regenerative Fuel Cells based on Anion Exchange Membranes for Affordable Renewable Energy Storage,
    Katherine Ayers,
    Proton OnSite, (PDF, 0.8 mb)
  • Low Cost, High-Energy Density Flywheel Storage Grid Demonstration,
    Mike Strasik,
    The Boeing Company, (PDF, 0.5 mb)
  • A Robust and Inexpensive Iron-Air Rechargeable Battery for Grid-Scale Energy Storage,
    Sri Narayan,
    University of Southern California, (PDF, 0.4 mb)
  • Development of a 100kWh Flywheel,
    Jim Arseneaux,
    Beacon Power Corporation, (PDF, 0.2 mb)
  • Flow-Assisted Zinc Anode Batteries for Grid-Scale Electricity Storage,
    Valerio De Angelis and Nilesh Ingale,
    CUNY Energy Institute, (PDF, 7.3 mb)
  • Hydrogen-Bromine Flow Batteries for Grid-Scale Energy Storage,
    Vincent Battaglia,
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, (PDF, 1.1 mb)
  • Superconducting Magnet Energy Storage System with Direct Power Electronics Interface,
    V.R. Ramanan,
    ABB, Inc., (PDF, 0.6 mb)
  • GRIDS Soluble Lead Flow Battery Technology,
    Aaron Sathrum,
    General Atomics, (PDF, 1.2 mb)
  • Low Cost, High Performance and Long Life Flow Battery Electrodes,
    Tom Stepien,
    Primus Power, (PDF, 0.8 mb)
  • Transformative Electrochemical Flow Storage System,
    Mike Perry,
    United Technologies Research Center, (PDF, 0.3 mb)
  • Electroville: High-Amperage Storage Device Energy Storage for the Neighborhood,
    Paul Burke,
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (PDF, 10 mb)
  • Semi-Solid Rechargeable Power Sources — Flexible, High Performance Storage for Vehicles at Ultra-Low Cost,
    Taison Tan,
    24M, (PDF, 0.2 mb)
  • Planar Na-beta Batteries for Renewable Integration and Grid Applications,
    Robert Higgins,
    EaglePicher Technologies, LLC., (PDF, 12.7 mb)
  • Affordable Energy Water and Sunlight,

    Sun Catalytix, (PDF, 0.4 mb)
  • Quaternary Phosphonium Based Hydroxide Exchange Membranes,

    University of Delaware, (PDF, 0.7 mb)
  • 2.5kW/10kWh Redox Flow Battery (RFB) with Low-cost Electrolyte and Membrane Technologies,
    Thomas Kodenkandath,
    ITN Energy Systems, Inc., (PDF, 0.4 mb)
  • Advanced Sodium Battery,
    Joonho Koh,
    Materials & Systems Research, Inc., (PDF, 0.4 mb)

Thursday, September 27

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Session 1 — Chair: Tony Martino, SNL

  • 8:30 a.m.:
    CAES Geo Performance for Natural Gas and Salt Reservoirs and Thermal-Mechanical-Hydraulic (TMH) Response of Geological Storage Formations (CAES),
    Payton Gardner,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 2.6 mb)
  • 8:55 a.m.:
    Thermoelectrochemical Energy Storage,
    Nicholas Hudak,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 9:10 a.m.:
    Component Research for Redox Flow Batteries,
    Tom Zawodzinski,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, (PDF, 4.5 mb)
  • 9:25 a.m.:
    Nitrogen/Oxygen Battery — A Transformational Architecture for Large Scale Energy Storage,
    Frank Delnick,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.2 mb)
  • 9:40 a.m.:
    Sodium-based Battery Development,
    Dave Ingersoll,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.8 mb)
  • 10:00 a.m.:
    Intermediate Temperature Planar Na-Metal Halide Batteries,
    Jin Kim,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 3.3 mb)

Session 2 — Chair: Ross Guttromson, SNL

  • 10:45 a.m.:
    Na-ion Intercalation Electrodes for Na-ion Battery,
    Jun Liu,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 4.6 mb)
  • 11:00 a.m.:
    Unique Li-ion Batteries for Utility Applications,
    Daiwon Choi,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 1.7 mb)
  • 11:15 a.m.:
    Carbon Enhanced VRLA Batteries,
    David Enos,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 8.8 mb)
  • 11:30 a.m.:
    Improved Properties of Nanocomposites for Flywheel Applications,
    Tim Boyle,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 2.4 mb)
  • 11:45 a.m.:
    Magnetic Composites for Flywheel Energy Storage,
    Jim Martin,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.3 mb)

Session 3 — Chair: Stan Atcitty, SNL

  • 1:30 p.m.:
    Novel High Energy Density Dielectrics for Scalable Capacitor Needs,
    Geoff Brennecka,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 3.7 mb)
  • 1:45 p.m.:
    Design and Development of a Low Cost, Manufacturable High Voltage Power Module for Energy Storage Systems,
    Brandon Passmore,
    Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc., (PDF, 3.8 mb)
  • 2:00 p.m.:
    6.5 kV Silicon Carbide Half-Bridge Power Switch Module for Energy Storage System Applications,
    John Hostetler,
    United Silicon Carbide, Inc., (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 2:15 p.m.:
    15 kV Phase Leg Power Modules with SiC Devices,
    Ranbir Singh,
    GeneSiC Semiconductor, Inc., (PDF, 1.5 mb)
  • 2:30 p.m.:
    Experimental Investigation of Silicon Carbide Power Device Reliability,
    Robert Kaplar,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.5 mb)

Poster Session 2 — Chair: Dr. Mark Johnson, ARPA-E

Poster Session 2 — SBIR Projects

  • High Power Motor for ARPA-E Flywheel,
    Jim Arseneaux,
    Beacon Power Corporation, (PDF, 0.2 mb)
  • Acid Based Blend Membranes for Redox Flow Batteries,
    Alan Cisar,
    Lynntech, Inc., (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • Flow Battery Membrane,
    David Ofer,
    Tiax, LLC, (PDF, 0.2 mb)
  • Sodium Intercalation Battery for Stationary Storage,
    David Ofer,
    Tiax, LLC, (PDF, 0.1 mb)
  • Modular Undersea Compressed Air Energy Storage (UCAES) System,
    James Kesseli,
    Brayton Energy, LLC, (PDF, 1.8 mb)
  • Highly Selective Proton-Conducting Composite Membranes for Redox Flow Batteries,
    Alan Cisar,
    Lynntech, Inc., (PDF, 1.4 mb)
  • Low Cost and Highly Selective Composite Membrane for Redox Flow Batteries,
    Fei Wang,
    EIC Laboratories, Inc., (PDF, 2.3 mb)
  • Low-Cost, High-Performance Hybrid Membranes for Redox Flow Batteries,
    Hongxing Hu, PhD,
    Amsen Technologies, LLC, (PDF, 0.7 mb)
  • Nanocatalytic Rechargeable Lithium Air Cathode,
    D. “Pera” Peramunage,
    EIC Laboratories, Inc., (PDF, 1.1 mb)
  • Flow Battery Structures to Improve Performance and Reduce Manufacturing Cost,
    E. Jennings Taylor,
    Faraday Technology, Inc., (PDF, 1.1 mb)
  • A Single Substance Organic Redox Flow Battery,
    Paul Rasmussen,
    Vinazene, Inc., (PDF, 1 mb)
  • Next Generation Processes for Carbonate Electrolytes for Battery Applications,
    Kris Rangan,
    Materials Modification, Inc., (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • Organic and Inorganic Solid Electrolytes for Li-ion Batteries,
    Nader Hagh,
    NEI Corporation, (PDF, 0.6 mb)

Poster Session 2 — University Projects

  • Strategies for Liquid-Anode Alkali Batteries of High Energy Density Operating at 0 to 100°C,
    C. Austen Angell,
    Arizona State University, (PDF, 2.4 mb)
  • Iron Based Flow Batteries for Low Cost Grid Level Energy Storage,
    Jesse Wainright,
    Case Western Reserve University, (PDF, 0.8 mb)
  • Development of Electrode Architectures for High Energy Density Electrochemical Capacitors,
    Yury Gogotsi,
    Drexel University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, (PDF, 5 mb)
  • The Architectural Diversity of Metal Oxide Nanostructures: An Opportunity for the Rational Optimization of Group II Cation Based Batteries,
    Esther Takeuchi,
    Stony Brook University, (PDF, 1.5 mb)

Poster Session 2 — ARRA Projects

  • 20 MW Flywheel Frequency Regulation Plant (Stephentown NY),
    Jim Arseneaux,
    Beacon Power Corporation, (PDF, 0.1 mb)
  • Detroit Edison’s Advanced Implementation of Community Energy Storage Systems for Grid Support,
    Haukur (Hawk) Asgeirsson, PE,
    Detroit Edison, (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • Notrees Wind Storage,
    Jeff Gates,
    Duke Energy, (PDF, 0.4 mb)
  • Compressed Air Energy Storage,
    Robert Booth,
    PG&E/BAI, (PDF, 0.9 mb)
  • Premium Power Distributed Energy Storage System Demonstration,
    Dennis McKay,
    Premium Power
  • Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project Using Li-Ion Batteries,
    Christopher Clarke,
    Southern California Edison, (PDF, 2.1 mb)
  • Isothermal Compressed Air Energy Storage for Grid-Scale Applications,
    Adam Rauwerdink,
    SustainX, (PDF, 4.8 mb)

Friday, September 28

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Session 1 — Chair: Dan Borneo, SNL

  • 8:30 a.m.:
    DOE-OE FY12 Electrical Energy Storage Demonstration Projects,
    Dan Borneo,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 2.9 mb)
  • 8:45 a.m.:
    State & Federal Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP),
    Todd Olinsky-Paul,
    Clean Energy States Alliance, (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • 9:00 a.m.:
    Life Cycle Testing and Evaluation of Energy Storage Devices,
    Summer Ferreira,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 5 mb)
  • 9:15 a.m.:
    Energy Storage Test Pad,
    David Rose,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 2.8 mb)
  • 9:30 a.m.:
    Maui Electric Company Storage Evaluation Project,
    Jim Ellison,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 0.7 mb)
  • 9:45 a.m.:
    Protocol for Measuring and Expressing Performance for Energy Storage Systems,
    Vilayanur Viswanathan,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 0.9 mb)

Session 2 — Chair: Landis Kannberg, PNNL

  • 10:25 a.m.:
    Advanced Membranes for VRFB. A Collaboration with SNL, PNNL and ORNL,
    Cy Fujimoto,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.5 mb)
  • 10:40 a.m.:
    Advanced Materials for Flow Batteries,
    Travis Anderson,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1.2 mb)
  • 10:55 a.m.:
    Flow Battery Modeling,
    Mario Martinez,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 5.9 mb)
  • 11:10 a.m.:
    New Generation Redox Flow Battery Prototype Development,
    Vincent Sprenkle,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 2.5 mb)
  • 11:25 a.m.:
    New Generation Aqueous Base Redox Flow Battery Component Development,
    Wei Wang,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 3.1 mb)
  • 11:40 a.m.:
    Estimation of Capital and Levelized Cost for Redox Flow Batteries,
    Vilayanur Viswanathan,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 0.8 mb)

Session 3 — Chair: Ray Byrne, SNL

  • 1:30 p.m.:
    Wholesale Electricity Market Design Project,
    Jim Ellison,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1 mb)
  • 1:45 p.m.:
    Evaluating Utility Owned Electric Energy Storage Systems: A Perspective for State Electric Utility Regulators,
    Dhruv Bhatnagar,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 0.9 mb)
  • 2:00 p.m.:
    National Assessment of Energy Storage for Grid Balancing and Arbitrage,
    Michael Kintner-Meyer,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, (PDF, 3 mb)
  • 2:15 p.m.:
    DOE-EPRI Energy Storage Handbook in Collaboration with NRECA,
    Abbas Akhil,
    Sandia National Laboratories, (PDF, 1 mb)