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2016 Program Peer Review and Update Meeting

The 2016 Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Storage Program Peer Review and Update Meeting was held Sept. 25-28 at the Renaissance Washington DC Dupont Circle Hotel, Washington, DC.

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

The Event Agenda (PDF, 436 kb) is available for download. Most presentations and posters are available for download from the links within the agenda below. Also, the Attendee List (PDF, 344 kb) is available for download.

Download the Event Program – or – Visit the 2016 Peer Review website

Monday, September 26

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Session 1: Welcome/Opening Session

8:00 – 8:05 a.m. Welcome (PDF, 437 kb) James Greenberger
NAATBatt (Event Coordinator)
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8:05 – 8:30 a.m. Welcome and DOE Perspective DOE/OE Program Overview (PDF, 71 kb) Imre Gyuk
U.S. Dept. of Energy/Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
8:30 – 8:40 a.m. DOE/ARPA-E Program Overview (PDF, 2.2 mb) Paul Albertus
U.S. Dept. of Energy/Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy
8:40 – 8:50 a.m. DOE/OE/SNL Program Overview (PDF, 813 kb) Babu Chalamala
Sandia National Laboratories
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8:50 – 9:00 a.m. DOE/OE/PNNL Program Overview Vincent Sprenkle
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
9:00 – 9:10 a.m. DOE/OE/ORNL Program Overview (PDF, 4.2 mb) Michael Starke
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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Session 2: Applied Materials: Travis Anderson

9:30 – 9:50 a.m. Advanced Membranes for Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries (PDF, 2.0 mb) Cy Fujimoto
Sandia National Laboratories
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9:50 – 10:05 a.m. Sodium Based Battery Development (PDF, 2.5 mb) Erik Spoerke
Sandia National Laboratories
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10:05 – 10:20 a.m. Advanced Materials for Multi-electron Redox Flow Batteries (PDF, 2.1 mb) Travis Anderson
Sandia National Laboratories
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10:20 – 10:35 a.m. Paths to Improved Cell Performance in RFBs (PDF, 1.6 mb) Thomas Zawodzinski
University of Tennessee – Knoxville
10:35 – 10:50 a.m. Improved Materials for Flywheel ES Application (PDF, 1.9 mb) Tim Boyle
Sandia National Laboratories
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10:50 – 11:05 a.m. Organic Aqueous Flow Batteries for Massive Electrical Energy Storage (PDF, 1.7 mb) Michael Aziz
Harvard University
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11:05 – 11:20 a.m. New Frontiers and Energy Storage Challenges – ACEP Study: Cordova Electric Run of the River (PDF, 1.4 mb) Gwen Holdmann
Alaska Center for Energy and Power
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Session 3: Energy Storage and Equitable Regulatory Environment/Strategic Outreach: Ray Byrne & Jacquelynne Hernandez

1:00 – 1:15 p.m. Regulatory Engagement and Program Design (PDF, 514 kb) Rebecca O’Neil
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Estimating Potential Revenue from Electrical Energy Storage in PJM (PDF, 453 kb) Ray Byrne
Sandia National Laboratories
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1:30 – 1:45 p.m. BPA Project (PDF, 1.6 mb) David Schoenwald
Sandia National Laboratories
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1:45 – 2:00 p.m. SNL/ESS Strategic Outreach Panel Change and Introduction Jacquelynne Hernandez
Sandia National Laboratories
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Global Energy Storage Database (PDF, 1.9 mb) Cedric Christensen
Strategen Consulting
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2:15 – 2:30 p.m. New Mexico Energy Office: Energy Storage Perspective (PDF, 1.1 mb) Daren Zigich
New Mexico Energy Office
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2:30 – 2:45 p.m. NM Energy Storage and Rural Electric Cooperatives (PDF, 1.2 mb) Andrew Rodke
CESA/Santa Fe Community College
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Session 4: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Advanced Materials: Vincent Sprenkle

3:00- 3:15 p.m. Enhance Ionic Conductivity & Stability of La2/3-x?1/3-2xLi3xTiO3 (LLTO) Solid-Electrolyte by Grain Boundary Glass Doping (PDF, 2.7 mb) Xingbo Liu
West Virginia University
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3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Recent Progress in Intermediate Temperature Na-metal Halide Battery Technology for Stationary Energy Storage Applications (PDF, 1.8 mb) Guosheng Li
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Recent Developments in Aqueous Soluble Organic Flow Battery Systems (PDF, 3.6 mb) Wei Wang
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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3:45 – 4:00 p.m. VRFB Stack Development (PDF, 1.6 mb) David Reed
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Enabling High Coulombic Efficiency and Low Temperature Performance Na-ion Battery Hard Carbon Anodes with Advanced Electrolyte (PDF, 772 kb) Xiaolin Li
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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4:15 – 4:30 p.m. Energy Storage Reliability Workshop: Outcomes and Direction Vincent Sprenkle
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
4:30 – 4:45 p.m. Lifecycle Evaluation of Different Li-Ion Battery Chemistries Under Grid Duty Cycles (PDF, 1.3 mb) Daiwon Choi
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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4:45 – 5:00 p.m. EESAT 2017 Plans and Preparations (PDF, 417 kb) David Schoenwald
Sandia National Laboratories
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Tuesday, September 27

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Session 5: Energy Storage Validated Safety and Reliability: Summer Ferreira

8:00 – 8:05 a.m. Welcome James Greenberger
NAATBatt (Event Coordinator)
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8:05 – 8:20 a.m. Energy Storage System Safety Working Group Activities: Achievements and Next Steps (PDF, 1.9 mb) Summer Ferreira
Sandia National Laboratories
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8:20 – 8:35 a.m. Documenting and Verifying ESS Safety with Codes and Standards (PDF, 1.2 mb) David Conover, Pam Cole
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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8:35 – 8:50 a.m. Developing Battery Safety and Abuse Testing for Stationary Battery Applications (PDF, 2.1 mb) Josh Lamb
Sandia National Laboratories
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8:50 – 9:05 a.m. Predictive Modeling for Energy-Storage Safety in Abnormal Thermal Scenarios (PDF, 2.8 mb) John Hewson
Sandia National Laboratories
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9:05 – 9:20 a.m. Thermal Runaway Propagation Suppression in Lithium-ion Battery Systems (PDF, 1.3 mb) David Rosewater
Sandia National Laboratories
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9:20 – 9:35 a.m. Energy Storage Technologies: Assessing Reliability and Safety (PDF, 2.2 mb) Summer Ferreira
Sandia National Laboratories
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Session 6: ESS Demonstrations and Analysis: Dan Borneo

9:50 – 10:05 a.m. Industry Acceptance – ES Projects Overview Applications (PDF, 725 kb) Dan Borneo
Sandia National Laboratories
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10:05 – 10:20 a.m. Stafford Hill Solar Storage Project (PDF, 2.1 mb) Dan Belarmino
Green Mountain Power
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10:20 – 10:35 a.m. CESA State Projects and Policy Development (PDF, 1.7 mb) Todd Olinsky-Paul
Clean Energy States Alliance
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10:35 – 10:50 a.m. Measuring and Expressing ESS Performance (PDF, 804 kb) Vilayanur Viswanathan, David Conover, David Schoenwald
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories
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10:50 – 11:05 a.m. ES Analysis Using BESS Tool (PDF, 1.7 mb) Patrick Balducci
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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11:05 – 11:20 a.m. Wind Integration in West Texas Using Energy Storage (PDF, 293 kb) Elizabeth Endler
Shell International Exploration and Production (US) Inc.
11:20 – 11:35 a.m. Keynote Address: Hawai’i Energy: Status, Issues, Storage (PDF, 1.5 mb) Richard Rocheleau
HNEI/University of Hawaii

Session 7: Power Electronics: Stan Atcitty

1:00 – 1:15 p.m. High Frequency Link Converters using Advanced Magnetics (PDF, 1.7 mb) Todd Monson
Sandia National Laboratories
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1:15 – 1:30 p.m. A Power Densed Advanced Power Inverter (API) for Grid-tied Energy Supplies (PDF, 1.7 mb) Bruce Pilvelait
Creare, LLC
1:30 – 1:45 p.m. Smart GaN-Based Inverter for Grid-tied Energy Storage Systems (PDF, 992 kb) Mehdi Ferdowsi
InnoCit, LLC
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1:45 – 2:00 p.m. All-SiC Power Module for Grid-tied Energy Storage (PDF, 1.3 mb) Ranbir Singh
GeneSic Semiconductor, Inc.
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2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Reliability Characterization of Wide-Band Gap Semiconductor Switches (PDF, 1.4 mb) Jack Flicker
Sandia National Laboratories
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Tuesday Poster Session

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For a copy of the posters, please contact snl_energy_storage@sandia.gov.

1 Monolithic SiC Semiconductor Switch Development (PDF, 316 kb) Ranbir Singh
GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc.
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2 Reliable High-Performance Gate Oxides (PDF, 393 kb) Jon Ihlefeld
Sandia National Laboratories
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3 Gate Oxide Capacitance Characterization for Wide Band Gap Devices (PDF, 900 kb) Adam Morgan
North Carolina State University
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4 High Temperature Capacitors Incorporating Novel Dielectric Materials (PDF, 136 kb) Rashmi Dixit
DRS Research
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5 Novel High Temperature Dielectrics (PDF, 856 kb) Harlan Brown-Shaklee
Sandia National Laboratories
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6 Benefits of ES on a Municipal Grid in Massachusetts (PDF, 125 kb) Sean Hamilton, Ray Byrne
Sterling Municipal Light Department/ Sandia National Laboratories
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7 Helix New Flywheel Technology (PDF, 468 kb) Matt Lazarewicz
Helix Power
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8 EMA CRADA ES in Singapore (PDF, 423 kb) Tze Yong Lim, Hoon Tong Ngin
Energy Market Authority, Sandia National Laboratories
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9 Canada WEICAN ES in Wind Application Study (PDF, 415 kb) Ben Schenkman
WEICAN / Sandia National Laboratories
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10 Chemistry Agnostic Cost Performance Model for Redox Flow Batteries (PDF, 363 kb) Vish Viswanathan
Sandia National Laboratories
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11 Low-cost Sodium Battery for Grid Scale ES (PDF, 447 kb) Sai Bhavaraju
Ceramatec Inc.
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12 Electroless Process for Depositing Tungsten Metal for Sodium Battery Electrode (PDF, 844 kb) Leo Small
Sandia National Laboratories
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13 Aqueous Na-ion Redox Flow Battery with Ceramic NaSICON Membrane (PDF, 582 kb) Eric Allcorn
Sandia National Laboratories
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14 Accurate Simulation of Energy Storage Systems and the Future of the ESTP David Rosewater
Sandia National Laboratories
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15 Energy Storage and Market Benefits – 3RG (PDF, 352 kb) James Eyer, Michelle Ellison
E&I Consulting
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16 Advanced Zinc-Maganese Oxide Batteries (PDF, 665 kb) Tim Lambert
Sandia National Laboratories
17 Understanding the Limits of Thermal Runaway in Lithium-Ion Battery Systems (PDF, 544 kb) Randy Shurtz, John Hewson
Sandia National Laboratories
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18 Baseline Performance of Commercial 18650-type-Li-ion Under Non-Abuse Conditions (PDF, 502 kb) Heather Barkholtz, Summer Ferreira
Sandia National Laboratories
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20 Electrode Modifications for Redox Flow Batteries (PDF, 200 kb) Bin Li
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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21 Fabrication of Flexible, Thin-Film Beta-Alumina/Polymer Composite Membrane for Sodium Battery Applications (PDF, 327 kb) Xiaochun Lu
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
22 Organic Flow Battery Systems (PDF, 471 kb) Xiaoliang Wei
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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23 Safe, Cost Effective and Long Cycle Life Hybrid Battery Technology for Stationary Energy Storage Applications (PDF, 324 kb) Guosheng Li
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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24 Electrolyte Design Formulations for Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries (PDF, 434 kb) Vijayakumar Murugesan
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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25 ORNL GMLC Project (PDF, 722 kb) Michael Starke
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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26 Magnetic Composites for Energy Storage Flywheels (PDF, 357 kb) James Martin
Sandia National Laboratories
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27 Power Dense Converter Electronics for Grid-tied Energy Storage Containers (PDF, 587 kb) Bruce Pilvelait
Creare, LLC
28 Eugene Water Electric Board (EWEB) Grid Storage Demo Project (PDF, 671 kb) Matthew Ibaraki
EWEB
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30 Consequence of Molecular Design in Redox Flow Battery Electrolyte Performance (PDF, 543 kb) Mitchell Anstey
Davidson College
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32 New Mexico Municipal Profile (PDF, 553 kb) Tia-Lanette Oliver, Matt Tafoya
Sandia National Laboratories, CESA
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33 Development of Anode Materials for Sodium-ion Batteries (PDF, 902 kb) Donghai Wang
Pennsylvania State University
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34 Oahu Storage Study (PDF, 395 kb) James Ellison
Sandia National Laboratories
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35 DOE & SNL ESS Strategic Outreach 2016 (PDF, 667 kb) Tia-Lanette Oliver, J. Hernandez
Sandia National Laboratories
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Wednesday, September 28

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Session 9: Industry and Energy Storage: Abbas Akhil

8:00 – 8:05 a.m. Welcome James Greenberger
NAATBatt (Event Coordinator)
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8:05 – 8:15 a.m. ESSAT 2017 David Schoenwald
Sandia National Laboratories
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8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Panel Discussion Abbas Akhil
REVTX
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Session 10: Grid Integration

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. ESS Safety (PDF, 667 kb) Wei-Jen Lee
UTA
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9:00 – 9:15 a.m. ESS & Wind (PDF, 667 kb) Dave Minster
Sandia National Laboratories
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9:15 a.m. Closing Remarks Imre Gyuk
U.S. Dept. of Energy/Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability