2014 DOE OE Energy Storage Program Peer Review and Update Meeting

The 2014 Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Storage Program Peer Review and Update Meeting was held Sept. 17-19 at the Renaissance Washington Hotel, Washington D.C., highlighting the breadth and diversity of the DOE Energy Storage program.

The DOE Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability (OE) Energy Storage Systems Program sponsored the three-day event, which featured projects from Sandia National Laboratories, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), and DOE OE-funded university energy storage projects were also presented.

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The agenda is available for download (PDF, 249 kb, updated 10/08/14). Most presentations are available for download from the links within the agenda below.

Wednesday, September 17

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Session 1 -- Chair: Dr. Imre Gyuk, US DOE

  • 8:05 a.m.:
    Welcome and DOE Perspective,
    Dr. Imre Gyuk,
    US Department of Energy / Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability (PDF, 1.4 mb)
  • 8:20 a.m.:
    DOE / ARPA-E Program Overview,
    Dr. Reid Heffner,
    US Department of Energy / Advanced Research Projects Agency-ENERGY (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 8:35 a.m.:
    DOE / ARRA / NETL Program Overview,
    Ron Staubly,
    US Department of Energy / American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (PDF, 3.8 mb)
  • 8:45 a.m.:
    DOE / OE / SNL Program Overview,
    Sean J. Hearne,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.4 mb)
  • 8:55 a.m.:
    DOE / OE / PNNL Program Overview,
    Vincent Sprenkle,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.2 mb)
  • 9:05 a.m.:
    DOE / OE / ORNL Program Overview,
    George Andrews,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF, 743 kb)

Session 2 -- Chair: George Andrews, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

  • 9:35 a.m.:
    Energy Storage Safety,
    Sean J. Hearne,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 9:55 a.m.:
    Advances in PNNL's Mixed Acid Redox Flow Battery Stack,
    David Reed,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • 10:15 a.m.:
    Redox Flow Battery Optimization,
    Tom Zawodzinski,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF, 931 kb)
  • 10:35 a.m.:
    Ionic Liquid Flow Battery,
    Travis Anderson,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.4 mb)
  • 10:55 a.m.:
    Advanced Membranes for Flow Batteries,
    Cy Fujimoto,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.8 mb)
  • 11:15 a.m.:
    Next Generation Aqueous Redox Flow Battery Development,
    Wei Wang,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 3.9 mb)

Session 3 -- Chair: Wei Wang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • 12:50 p.m.:
    Organic Flow Battery Development,
    Wei Wang,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 2.6 mb)
  • 1:10 p.m.:
    Iron Based Flow Batteries for Low Cost Grid Level Energy Storage,
    Jesse Wainright,
    Case Western Reserve University (PDF, 835 kb)
  • 1:30 p.m.:
    High Voltage, High Capacity, Room Temperature Sodium Flow Batteries,
    Leon Shaw,
    Illinois Institute of Technology (PDF, 2.2 mb)
  • 1:50 p.m.:
    Sodium-Based Battery Development,
    Dave Ingersoll,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 2.5 mb)
  • 2:10 p.m.:
    Room Temperature Na-Ion Battery Development,
    Xiaolin Li,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 2.6 mb)
  • 2:30 p.m.:
    Na-Ion Anode Development,
    Donghai Wang,
    Pennsylvania State University (PDF, 1.4 mb)

Poster Session 4 -- Chair: Dr. Reid Heffner, US DOE / ARPA-E

  • Manufacturing Cost Model Tool for Redox Flow Battery Stacks,
    Scott Whalen,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 2.6 mb)
  • Redox Flow Battery Membrane Development,
    Xiaoliang Wei,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 154 kb)
  • Catalyst Development for V/V Redox Flow Battery,
    Bin Li,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 329 kb)
  • A Single Substance Organic Redox Flow Battery,
    Paul Rasmussen,
    Vinazene, Inc. (PDF, 553 kb)
  • Flow Battery Structures to Improve Performance and Reduce Manufacturing Cost,
    Heather McCrabb,
    Faraday Technology, Inc. (PDF, 358 kb)
  • Small Organic Molecule Based Flow Battery for Grid Storage,
    Michael Aziz,
    Harvard University, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PDF, 154 kb)
  • 2.5kW/10kWh Redox Flow Battery (RFB) with Low-cost Electrolyte and Membrane Technologies,
    Thomas Kodenkandath,
    ITN Energy (PDF, 632 kb)
  • Rechargeable Zinc Manganese Battery for Grid Scale Application Commercialization Pathway,
    Sanjoy Banerjee & Alex Couzis, with Valerio De Angelis, Melissa Menard, & Mike Schmukler,
    The City University of New York Energy Institute / Urban Electric Power, LLC (PDF, 1.5 mb)
  • Rechargeable Zinc Anode Stationary Battery Developments,
    Sanjoy Banerjee, with Nilesh Ingale, Josh Galloway, Damon Turney, Stoyan Bliznakov, Gautam Yadav, & Michael Nyce,
    The City University of New York Energy Institute (PDF, 2.3 mb)
  • Low-Cost Sodium-Ion Battery to Enable Grid Scale Energy Storage: Prussian Blue-Derived Cathode and Complete Battery Integration,
    Jong-Jan Lee,
    Sharp Labs of America (PDF, 2.4 mb)

  • Advanced Sodium Batteries with Enhanced Safety and Low-Cost Processing,
    Joonho Koh,
    Materials & Systems Research, Inc. (PDF, 415 kb)
  • A Robust and Inexpensive Iron-Air Battery for Grid-Scale Energy Storage,
    Sri Narayan,
    University of Southern California (PDF, 649 kb)
  • An Inexpensive Metal-free Organic Redox Flow Battery for Grid-scale Storage,
    Sri Narayan,
    University of Southern California (PDF, 657 kb)
  • High Energy Storage Capacity Low-Cost Iron Flow Battery,
    Robert Savinell,
    Case Western Reserve University (PDF, 920 kb)

  • Quaternary Phosphonium Based Hydroxide Exchange Membranes,
    Yushan Yan,
    University of Delaware (PDF, 586 kb)
  • High-Voltage and Low-Crossover Redox Flow Batteries for Economical and Efficient Renewable Electricity Storage,
    Yushan Yan,
    University of Delaware (PDF, 634 kb)
  • Energy Storage Integration with Renewables, Demonstration and Testing in a Microgrid Setting,
    Bill Torre,
    University of California, San Diego (PDF, 1.5 mb)
  • Development of NaSICON Membrane Based Sodium-Iodine Battery,
    Sai Bhavaraju,
    Ceramatec, Inc. (PDF, 396 kb)
  • Commissioning,
    Dan Borneo,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 2.6 mb)

Thursday, September 18

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Session 5 -- Chair: Sean J. Hearne, Sandia National Laboratories

  • 8:05 a.m.:
    ASU-ISU Low Temperature, High Energy Density, High Efficiency Liquid Alkali Metal Storage Cells,
    Austen Angell & Steve W. Martin,
    Arizona State University / Iowa State University (PDF, 7.3 mb)
  • 8:25 a.m.:
    Na-Metal Halide Battery Development,
    Jin Y. Kim,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 2.0 mb)
  • 8:45 a.m.:
    Nitrogen/Oxygen Battery - A Transformational Architecture for Large Scale Energy Storage,
    Frank Delnick,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 829 kb)
  • 9:05 a.m.:
    Magnetic Composites for Energy Storage Flywheels,
    Jim Martin,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • 9:25 a.m.:
    Flywheel Materials Development,
    Tim Boyle,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.8 mb)

Session 6 -- Chair: Stan Atcitty, Sandia National Laboratories

  • 10:05 a.m.:
    Development of Electrode Architectures for High Energy Density Electrochemical Capacitors,
    Bruce Dunn,
    University of California, Los Angeles (PDF, 2.7 mb)
  • 10:25 a.m.:
    Novel Dielectrics,
    Geoffrey Brennecka,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 11.9 mb)
  • 10:45 a.m.:
    Reliability Characterization of Wide-Band Gap Semiconductor Switches,
    Robert J. Kaplar,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.6 mb)
  • 11:05 a.m.:
    Highly Efficient, High Power Density GaN-based DC-DC Converters,
    Daniel Martin,
    Arkansas Power Electronics International (PDF, 1.0 mb)
  • 11:25 a.m.:
    60kW DC-AC Inverter with Internal Isolation using GaN Devices,
    Frank Hoffmann,
    Princeton Power Systems, Inc. (PDF, 3.2 mb)

Session 7 -- Chair: Landis Kannberg, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • 1:00 p.m.:
    Flow Battery Solution for Smart Grid Renewable Energy Applications,
    Craig Horne,
    EnerVault (PDF, 3.5 mb)
  • 1:20 p.m.:
    20MW Flywheel Frequency Regulation Plant (Hazle Spindle),
    Jim Arseneaux,
    Beacon Power (PDF, 1.1 mb)
  • 1:40 p.m.:
    PG&E's Compressed Air Energy Storage Project,
    Robert Booth,
    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PDF, 1.0 mb)
  • 2:00 p.m.:
    Isothermal CAES: Fuel-Free, Site-Flexible Energy Storage for Renewables Integration and T&D Substitution,
    Ben Bollinger & Dax Kepshire,
    SustainX (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 2:20 p.m.:
    Detroit Edison's Advanced Implementation of Community Energy Storage Systems for Grid Support,
    Nicholas Carlson & Haukur Asgeirsson,
    DTE Energy (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 2:40 p.m.:
    Grid-Scale Energy Storage Demonstration for Ancillary Services Using Ultrabattery,
    Jason Hoffman,
    Ecoult / East Penn Manufacturing (PDF, 1.5 mb)

Poster Session 8 -- Chair: Ron Staubly, US DOE / ARRA

  • Energy Storage Analysis Laboratory - Cell Testing,
    David Rosewater,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 177 kb)
  • Multi-Objective Optimization for Power Electronics Used in Grid Tied Energy Storage Systems,
    Sarah Hambridge,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.0 mb)
  • Impact of Value-Added Functionality on Inverters,
    Eric Green,
    North Carolina State University (PDF, 425 kb)
  • Reliable High Performance Gate Oxides for Wide Band Gap Devices,
    Jon Ihlefeld,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 301 kb)
  • Development of a Monolithically Integrated SiC Semiconductor Switch,
    Ranbir Singh,
    GeneSiC Semiconductor (PDF, 606 kb)
  • Superconducting Magnet Energy Storage System with Direct Power Electronics Interface,
    V.R. Ramanan,
    ABB (PDF, 491 kb)
  • High Energy Lithium-Sulfur Batteries,
    Chengdu Liang,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF, 1.1 mb)
  • Lower Cost Carbon-fiber for Flywheel Applications,
    Robert E. Norris,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF, 8.1 mb)
  • Sandia's Demonstration with Duke Energy,
    Dave Schoenwald,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.4 mb)
  • High Frequency Link Converters Using Advanced Magnetics,
    Josh Yee,
    University of California, Davis (PDF, 493 kb)
  • Realization of Large Footprint Multilayer High Temperature Capacitors Incorporating Novel Dielectric Materials and Rapid Thermal Spray Deposition Routes,
    Clive Randall, Eugene Furman & Rashmi Dixit,
    Penn State University / DRS Research (PDF, 492 kb)
  • 6.5 kV Silicon Carbide Half-Bridge Power Switch Module for Energy Storage System Applications,
    John Hostetler,
    United Silicon Carbide, Inc. (PDF, 807 kb)
  • Design and Development of a Low Cost, Manufacturable High Voltage Power Module for Energy Storage Systems,
    Brandon Passmore,
    Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. (PDF, 2.3 mb)
  • High Voltage Capacitors for DC-Link Applications,
    Angelo Yializis,
    Sigma Technologies International, Inc. (PDF, 226 kb)
  • Real-Time In-Situ Metrology for Lithium-Ion Battery R&D and Manufacturing,
    Jong Yoo,
    Applied Spectra, Inc. (PDF, 1.0 mb)
  • Status of International Energy Storage Working Group,
    Vish Vishwanathan,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.7 mb)
  • Amber Kinetics Flywheel Energy Storage Demonstration,
    Seth Sanders,
    Amber Kinetics (PDF, 232 kb)
  • Development of a 100 kWh/100 kw Flywheel Energy Storage Module,
    Jim Arseneaux,
    Beacon Power (PDF, 86 kb)

  • Semi-Solid Rechargeable Power Sources-Flexible, High Performance Storage for Vehicles at Ultra-Low Cost,
    Taison Tan,
    24 M Technologies, Inc. (PDF, 463 kb)
  • ES Market Structures,
    Cesar Silva Monroy,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 194 kb)
  • Wind Integration in West Texas: 1 MW/1 MWh Lithium-ion Battery System,
    Elizabeth Endler,
    Shell International Exploration & Production (US) Inc. (PDF, 2.6 mb)

Friday, September 19

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Session 9 -- Chair: Vincent Sprenkle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • 8:35 a.m.:
    ESS Performance Protocol Development,
    Dave Schoenwald,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 985 kb)
  • 8:55 a.m.:
    National Model Codes and Standards,
    Dave Conover,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 803 kb)
  • 9:15 a.m.:
    DOE Global Energy Storage Database,
    Georgianne Huff,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 2.4 mb)
  • 9:35 a.m.:
    DOE / EPRI Electricity Storage Handbook,
    Abbas Akhil,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • 9:55 a.m.:
    Notrees Energy Storage Project,
    Jeff Gates,
    Duke Energy (PDF, 3.5 mb)

Session 10 -- Chair: Maddi Sánchez Argoitia

  • 10:35 a.m.:
    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, 3.7 mb)
  • 10:55 a.m.:
    Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project,
    Loic Gaillac,
    Southern California Edison (PDF, 2.7 mb)
  • 11:15 a.m.:
    BPA - Wide Area Damping Control: Proof of Concept,
    Dave Schoenwald,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 5.9 mb)
  • 11:35 a.m.:
    Powin / BPA Demonstration Project,
    Vish Viswanathan,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • 11:55 a.m.:
    Washington State Clean Energy Funds - Grid Storage,
    Landis Kannberg,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 491 kb)

Session 11 -- Chair: Dan Borneo, Sandia National Laboratories

  • 1:30 p.m.:
    Demonstrations Overview,
    Dan Borneo,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 1:50 p.m.:
    Demonstration of Modular Energy Storage in the Northwest,
    Patrick Balducci,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.2 mb)
  • 2:10 p.m.:
    Secondary-Use Battery Energy Storage Systems,
    Michael Starke,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF, 2.3 mb)
  • 2:30 p.m.:
    Energy Storage Demonstrations & Evaluation,
    Ben Schenkman,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.6 mb)
  • 2:50 p.m.:
    Energy Storage Technical Partnerships,
    Jacquelynne Hernández,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • 3:10 p.m.:
    State & Federal Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership,
    Todd Olinsky-Paul,
    Clean Energy States Alliance (PDF, 2.1 mb)
  • 3:30 p.m.:
    Energy Storage Systems Analysis Laboratory - Cell, Module, and Integrated Systems,
    David Rosewater,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 3.2 mb)
  • 3:50 p.m.:
    Closing Remarks,
    Dr. Imre Gyuk,
    US Department of Energy / Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability