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2015 DOE OE Energy Storage Program Peer Review and Update Meeting

The 2015 Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Storage Program Peer Review and Update Meeting was held Sept. 22-24 at the Portland Hilton and Towers, Portland, OR.

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, 428 kb). Most presentations are available for download from the links within the agenda below.

Tuesday, September 22

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1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.:

  • Peer Review Welcome,
    Dr. Imre Gyuk,
    US Department of Energy, Energy Storage Program Manager
  • Keynote,
    Gregory K. Delwiche,
    Bonneville Power Authority, Deputy Administrator
  • DOE Energy Storage Program
    Dr. Imre Gyuk,
    US Department of Energy, Energy Storage Program Manager
  • SNL OE-ES Overview,
    Babu Chalamala,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.1mb)
  • PNNL OE-ES Overview,
    Vincent Sprenkle,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.3mb)
  • ORNL OE-ES Overview,
    Michael Starke,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF, 703kb)

Session 1 — Chair: Stan Atcitty, Sandia National Laboratories

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.:

  • PE Reliability 2 (FY15),
    David Hughart,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.5mb)
  • 60kW DC-AC Inverter with Internal Isolation using GaN Devices,
    Martin Becker,
    Princeton Power Systems (PDF, 1.8mb)
  • Highly Efficient, High Power Density GaN-based DC-DC Converters for Grid-Tied Energy Storage Applications,
    Daniel Martin,
    APEI (PDF, 1.1mb)
  • Innovative Nanocomposites Materials for Flywheels,
    Time Boyle,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.5mb)

DOE/OE Energy Storage Portfolio Projects Presented at EESAT 2015

  • Safety Codes and Standards Effort,
    Dave Conover,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 864 kb)
  • Secondary Use Energy Storage System Prototype Utilizing Varying Size and Chemistry Batteries,
    Michael Starke,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Compressed Air Energy Storage,
    Robert Booth,
    Pacific Gas and Electric (PDF, 689 kb)
  • Hawaii: Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA),
    Laurence Sombardier,
    NELHA (PDF, 1.4 mb)
  • Testing: Stack Wave Form: Results of multiple simultaneous uses on life of a lithium ion cell,
    Summer Ferreira,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 938 kb)
  • Performance Protocol,
    Vish Viswanathan,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.2 mb)
  • Valuation and Testing of Advanced Energy Storage for ARPA-E by UC San Diego,
    William V. Torre,
    UC San Diego (PDF, 1.8 mb)
  • Grid-Scale Energy Storage Demonstration for Ancillary Services Using Ultrabattery,
    John Wood,
    Ecoult East Penn
  • Optimal Control of Distributed Networked Energy Storage for Improved Small-Signal Stability,
    Dave Schoenwald,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 2.1 mb)
  • 10kW 80kWh Energy Storage System Based on AllIron Hybrid Flow Battery,
    Julia Song,
    Energy Storage Systems, Inc.
  • 10a: High Voltage and High Density SiC-based Topologies for Grid-tied Energy Storage Applications (GER-ES),
    Chad Eckhardt,
    GridBridge, Inc. (PDF, 1.1 mb)

Wednesday, September 23

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Session 2 — Chair: Kim Nuhfer, U.S. Department of Energy, NETL

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.:

  • NETL-ARRA overview,
    Kim Nuhfer,
    U.s Department of Energy, NETL, (PDF, 3.4mb)
  • Detroit Edison’s Advanced Implementation of community Energy Storage Systems for Grid Support,
    Haukur Asgeirsson,
    DTE Energy (PDF, 1.8mb)
  • Tehachapi Wind Energy Storage Project Using Li-Ion Batteries,
    Grant Davis,
    Southern California Edison (PDF, 1.4mb)
  • Vionx Energy Corporation Distributed Energy Storage System Demonstration,
    Doug Alderton,
    Vionx Energy Corporation (PDF, 3.8mb)
  • ARRA Energy Storage Study,
    Don Bender,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 776kb)

Session 3 — Chair: Vince Sprenkle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:

  • Room Temperature Sodium Flow Battery,
    Leon Shaw,
    Illinois Institute of Technology (PDF, 2.6mb)
  • Advances in PNNL’s Mixed Acid Redox Flow Battery Stack,
    David Reed,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.5mb)
  • Na-metal Halide Battery Development,
    Guosheng Li,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.0mb)
  • Composite Electrolyte for Li-ion Batteries,
    Xingbo Liu,
    West Virginia University, (PDF, 1.3mb)
  • Room Temperature Na-ion Battery Development,
    Xioalin Li,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.6mb)
  • Prussian Blue Materials for Na-ion Batteries,
    Hyun-Wook Lee,
    Stanford University (PDF, 3.1mb)

Session 4 — Chair: Dan Borneo, Sandia National Laboratories

1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.:

  • Industry Acceptance Thrust – Overview,
    Dan Borneo,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.0mb)
  • California Energy Commission (CEC) : UC San Diego,
    Bill Torre,
    University of California San Diego (PDF, 1.6mb)
  • Demo/Optimization: Texas Tech University,
    Ben Gully,
    DNV GL (PDF, 369kb)
  • CESA: Vermont GMP,
    Chris Larsen,
    Dynapower (PDF, 2.4mb)
  • CESA: Oregon,
    Diane Broad,
    Oregon Department of Energy (PDF, 755kb)
  • Clean Energy States Alliance,
    Todd Olinsky-Paul,
    CESA (PDF, 3.1mb)
  • Energy Storage in Alaska,
    Marc Mueller-Stoffels,
    University of Alaska Fairbanks (PDF, 748kb)
  • Active Damping of Power System Oscillations Using Distributed Energy Storage,
    Dave Schoenwald,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.8mb)

Poster Session 5 — Chair: Rusty Heffner, ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy

3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.:

  • Mechanisms of Safety,
    Travis Anderson,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 131kb)
  • Novel High Energy Density Dielectrics for Scalable Capacitor,
    Harlan Brown-Shaklee,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 773kb)
  • HECO Energy Storage Study,
    Ray Byrne,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 76kb)
  • Demo/Optimization: Los Alamos,
    Ray Byrne,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.3mb)
  • Smart GaN-Based Inverters for Grid-tied Energy Storage Systems,
    Mehdi Ferdowsi,
    Missouri University of Science & Technology (PDF, 311kb)
  • Eng Gate Oxide WBG,
    Jon Ihlefeld,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 89kb)
  • 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, 830kb)li>

  • Zn-I2 Flow Battery,
    Bin Li,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 353kb)
  • Advanced Mg Batteries,
    Gousheng Li,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 643kb)
  • Lithium Sulphur Batteries for Grid Applications,
    Chengdu Liange,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • K-S Battery,
    Xiaochuan Lu,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 382kb)
  • Na-ion Conducting Membranes for Non-Aqueous Redox Flow Batteries,
    Jagjit Nanda,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF, 458kb)
  • An Inexpensive Metal-free Organic Redox Flow Battery from Grid-scale Storage,
    Sri Narayan,
    University of Southern California (PDF, 265kb)
  • Topic 10a: Power Dense Converter Electronics for Grid Tie Energy Storage Containers,
    Bruce Pilvelait,
    Creare, Inc. (PDF, 74kb)
  • A Single Substance Organic Redox Flow Battery,
    Paul Rasmussen,
    Vinazene, Inc. (PDF, 182kb)
  • Planar Na-beta Batteries for Renewable Integration and Grid Applications,
    Scott Reeves,
    Eagle Pilcher
  • Optimal Control of Distributed Networked Energy Storage for Improved Small-Signal Stability,
    Dave Schoenwald,
    Sandia National Laboratories
  • Iron Based Flow Batteries for Low Cost Grid Scale Energy Storage,
    Nicholas Sinclair,
    Case Western Reserve University (PDF, 295kb)

  • All-Silicon Carbide power module based boost converter platform for grid-tied energy,
    Ranbir Singh,
    GeneSiC Semiconductor, Inc. (PDF, 571kb)
  • Secondary Use of Vehicle Batteries on the Electric Grid,
    Michael Starke,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Flow Battery Stack Performance,
    Ed Thomsen,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Low-Cost Grid-Scale Electrical Storage Using a Rechargeable Zinc-Manganese Dioxide Battery,
    Damon Turney,
    CUNY Energy Institute (PDF, 398kb)
  • High Energy Storage Capacity Low-Cost Iron Flow Battery,
    Jesse Wainwright,
    Case Western Reserve University (PDF, 114kb)
  • All Organic Flow Battery,
    Xiaoliang Wei,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 190kb)
  • High Voltage Capacitors for DC-Link Applications,
    Angelo Yializis,
    Sigma Technologies International, Inc. (PDF, 1.9mb)

DOE/OE Energy Storage Portfolio Projects Presented at EESAT 2015

  • WA State Clean Energy Fund – Use Case Analysis Assessing the Economic Benefits of Washington Clean Energy Fund Energy Storage Projects,
    Landis Kannberg,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 759 kb)
  • Leading edge hybrid lead-acid: continuous partialcharge cycling,
    field reports, commercial,
    John Wood,
    Ecoult East Penn (PDF, 2.5 mb)
  • Battery Storage Evaluation Tool: Assessing the Economic Benefits of Energy Storage and Microgrids,
    Patrick Balducci,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.1 mb)
  • Small Organic Molecule Based Flow Battery for Grid Storage,
    Michael Aziz,
    Harvard University
  • Redox Flow Battery Development for Stationary Energy Storage Applications,
    Vince Sprenkle,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 777 kb)
  • Next Generation Aqueous Redox Flow Battery Development,
    Wei Wang,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 4.2 mb)
  • Developing MW-scale mixed-acid all vanadium redox flow battery system,
    Liyu Li,
    UniEnergy Technologies (PDF, 2.7 mb)

Thursday, September 24

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Session 6 — Chair: Cy Fujimoto, Sandia National Laboratories

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.:

  • Redox Flow Battery Optimization,
    Tom Zawodzinski,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF, 2.3mb)
  • Adv Membranes for Flow Batteries,
    Cy Fujimoto,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.3mb)
  • Adv Materials for Ionic Liquid Flow Battery,
    Travis Anderson,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.5mb)

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

10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:

  • Sodium-Based Batteries,
    Dave Ingersoll,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.1mb)
  • Update on ES Safety Working Group,
    Stan Atcitty,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 960kb)
  • Energy Storage Hazard Analysis and Risk Management,
    David Rosewater,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 937kb)
  • Testing: Cell Testing,
    Summer Ferreira,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.8mb)
  • Energy Storage Systems Analysis,
    David Rosewater,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.7mb)
  • Amber Kinetics Flywheel Energy Storage Demonstration,
    Seth Sanders,
    Amber Kinetics (PDF, 700kb)

Session 8 — Chair: Babu Chalamala, Sandia National Laboratories

1:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.:

  • DOE/EPRI Energy Storage Handbook in Collaboration with NRECA,
    Jacquelynne Hernández,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 29.8mb)
  • Potential Revenue from electrical Energy Storage in ERCOT: The Impact of location and Recent Trends,
    Ray Byme,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 910kb)
  • International Energy Storage Working Group,
    Vish Viswanathan,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.1mb)
  • DOE Global Energy Storage Database,
    Cedric O. Christensen,
    Strategen Consulting (PDF, 635kb)

DOE/OE Energy Storage Portfolio Projects Presented at EESAT 2015

  • New Solid Electrolytes for Low Temperature All Solid State Sodium Batteries,
    Steve Martin,
    Iowa State (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • Li-ion electrolyte outgassing,
    Daiwon Choi,
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF, 1.4 mb)
  • The Architectural Diversity of Metal Oxide nanostructures: An opportunity for the Rational Optimization of Group II Cation Based Batteries,
    Esther Takeuchi,
    Stonybrook (PDF, 2.1 mb)
  • High Power Density GaN-Based Power Converters for Grid-Tied Energy Storage,
    Daniel Martin,
    Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. (PDF, 1.3 mb)
  • 6.5 kV Silicon Carbide Half-Bridge Power Switch Module for Energy Storage System Applications,
    John Hostetler,
    United Silicon Carbide, Inc. (PDF, 1.8 mb)
  • Design and Development of a Low Cost,
    Manufacturable High Voltage Power Module for Energy Storage Systems,
    Chad O’Neal,
    Arkansas Power Electronics International (PDF, 912 kb)
  • Merged SiC Junction Transistors and Rectifiers as simplified Circ,
    Ranbir Singh,
    GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc (PDF, 1.9 mb)
  • Advanced Magnetics Project- High Frequency Link Converters Using Advanced Magnetics,
    Todd Monson,
    Sandia National Laboratories (PDF, 1.7 mb)