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 agenda is available for download. Most of the presentations are also available for download from the links within the agenda below.


Wednesday, September 26

Session 1 � Chair: Dr. Imre Gyuk, Department of Energy

Welcome and DOE Perspective Dr. Imre Gyuk US Department of Energy / Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability
DOE / OE Program Overview Dr. Imre Gyuk US Department of Energy / Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability
DOE / ARRA Program Overview Ron Staubly National Energy Technology Laboratory
OE / SNL Program Overview Ross Guttromson Sandia National Laboratories
OE / PNNL Program Overview Vincent Sprenkle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
DOE / ARPA-E Program Overview Dr. Mark Johnson US Department of Energy / Advanced Research Projects Agency-ENERGY

Session 2 � Chair: Ron Staubly, NETL

ARRA Wind Firming Energy Farm Tom Stepien Primus Power
ARRA Grid-Scale Energy Storage Demonstration for Ancillary Services Using Ultrabattery John Wood Ecoult
ARRA PV Plus Storage for Simultaneous Voltage Smoothing and Peak Shifting Steve Willard PNM
ARRA Demonstration of a Sodium Ion Battery for Grid Level Applications Theodore Wiley Aquion Energy
ARRA Solid State Li Metal Batteries for Grid-Scale Energy Storage Mohit Singh Seeo Inc.
ARRA Amber Kinetics Flywheel Energy Storage Demonstration Edward Chiao Amber Kinetics, Inc.

Session 3 � Chair: Bill Capp, Grid Storage Consulting

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

Poster Session 1 � National Laboratories Projects

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

Poster Session 2 � ARPA-E Projects

Fuel-Free, Ubiquitous, Compressed Air Energy Storage and Power Conditioning Ian Lawson General Compression
Novel Regenerative Fuel Cells based on Anion Exchange Membranes for Affordable Renewable Energy Storage Katherine Ayers Proton OnSite
Low Cost, High-Energy Density Flywheel Storage Grid Demonstration Mike Strasik The Boeing Company
A Robust and Inexpensive Iron-Air Rechargeable Battery for Grid-Scale Energy Storage Sri Narayan University of Southern California
Development of a 100kWh Flywheel Jim Arseneaux Beacon Power Corporation
Flow-Assisted Zinc Anode Batteries for Grid-Scale Electricity Storage Valerio De Angelis and Nilesh Ingale CUNY Energy Institute
Hydrogen-Bromine Flow Batteries for Grid-Scale Energy Storage Vincent Battaglia Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Superconducting Magnet Energy Storage System with Direct Power Electronics Interface V.R. Ramanan ABB, Inc.
GRIDS Soluble Lead Flow Battery Technology Aaron Sathrum General Atomics
Low Cost, High Performance and Long Life Flow Battery Electrodes Tom Stepien Primus Power
Transformative Electrochemical Flow Storage System Mike Perry United Technologies Research Center
Electroville: High-Amperage Storage Device Energy Storage for the Neighborhood Paul Burke Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Semi-Solid Rechargeable Power Sources � Flexible, High Performance Storage for Vehicles at Ultra-Low Cost Taison Tan 24M
Planar Na-beta Batteries for Renewable Integration and Grid Applications Robert Higgins EaglePicher Technologies, LLC.
Affordable Energy Water and Sunlight Sun Catalytix
Quaternary Phosphonium Based Hydroxide Exchange Membranes Yushan Yan University of Delaware
2.5kW/10kWh Redox Flow Battery (RFB) with Low-cost Electrolyte and Membrane Technologies Thomas Kodenkandath ITN Energy Systems, Inc.
Advanced Sodium Battery Joonho Koh Materials & Systems Research, Inc.


Thursday, September 27

Session 4 � Chair: Tony Martino, Sandia National Laboratories

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
Thermoelectrochemical Energy Storage Nicholas Hudak Sandia National Laboratories
Component Research for Redox Flow Batteries Tom Zawodzinski Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Nitrogen/Oxygen Battery � A Transformational Architecture for Large Scale Energy Storage Frank Delnick Sandia National Laboratories
Sodium-based Battery Development Dave Ingersoll Sandia National Laboratories
Intermediate Temperature Planar Na-Metal Halide Batteries Jin Kim Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Session 5 � Chair: Ross Guttromson, Sandia National Laboratories

Na-ion Intercalation Electrodes for Na-ion Battery Jun Liu Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Unique Li-ion Batteries for Utility Applications Daiwon Choi Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Carbon Enhanced VRLA Batteries David Enos Sandia National Laboratories
Improved Properties of Nanocomposites for Flywheel Applications Tim Boyle Sandia National Laboratories
Magnetic Composites for Flywheel Energy Storage Jim Martin Sandia National Laboratories

Session 6 � Chair: Stan Atcitty, Sandia National Laboratories

Novel High Energy Density Dielectrics for Scalable Capacitor Needs Geoff Brennecka Sandia National Laboratories
Design and Development of a Low Cost, Manufacturable High Voltage Power Module for Energy Storage Systems Brandon Passmore Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc.
6.5 kV Silicon Carbide Half-Bridge Power Switch Module for Energy Storage System Applications John Hostetler United Silicon Carbide, Inc.
15 kV Phase Leg Power Modules with SiC Devices Ranbir Singh GeneSiC Semiconductor, Inc.
Experimental Investigation of Silicon Carbide Power Device Reliability Robert Kaplar Sandia National Laboratories

Poster Session 3 � SBIR Projects

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

Poster Session 4 � University Projects

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

Poster Session 5 � ARRA Projects

20 MW Flywheel Frequency Regulation Plant (Stephentown NY) Jim Arseneaux Beacon Power Corporation
Detroit Edison�s Advanced Implementation of Community Energy Storage Systems for Grid Support Haukur (Hawk) Asgeirsson Detroit Edison
Notrees Wind Storage Jeff Gates Duke Energy
Compressed Air Energy Storage Robert Booth PG&E/BAI
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
Isothermal Compressed Air Energy Storage for Grid-Scale Applications Adam Rauwerdink SustainX


Friday, September 28

Session 7 � Chair: Dan Borneo, Sandia National Laboratories

DOE-OE FY12 Electrical Energy Storage Demonstration Projects Dan Borneo Sandia National Laboratories
State & Federal Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP) Todd Olinsky-Paul Clean Energy States Alliance
Life Cycle Testing and Evaluation of Energy Storage Devices Summer Ferreira Sandia National Laboratories
Energy Storage Test Pad David Rose Sandia National Laboratories
Maui Electric Company Storage Evaluation Project Jim Ellison Sandia National Laboratories
Protocol for Measuring and Expressing Performance for Energy Storage Systems Vilayanur Viswanathan Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Session 8 � Chair: Landis Kannberg, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Advanced Membranes for VRFB. A Collaboration with SNL, PNNL and ORNL Cy Fujimoto Sandia National Laboratories
Advanced Materials for Flow Batteries Travis Anderson Sandia National Laboratories
Flow Battery Modeling Mario Martinez Sandia National Laboratories
New Generation Redox Flow Battery Prototype Development Vincent Sprenkle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
New Generation Aqueous Base Redox Flow Battery Component Development Wei Wang Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Estimation of Capital and Levelized Cost for Redox Flow Batteries Vilayanur Viswanathan Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Session 9 � Chair: Ray Byrne, Sandia National Laboratories

Wholesale Electricity Market Design Project Jim Ellison Sandia National Laboratories
Evaluating Utility Owned Electric Energy Storage Systems: A Perspective for State Electric Utility Regulators Dhruv Bhatnagar Sandia National Laboratories
National Assessment of Energy Storage for Grid Balancing and Arbitrage Michael Kintner-Meyer Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
DOE-EPRI Energy Storage Handbook in Collaboration with NRECA Abbas Akhil Sandia National Laboratories