EESAT 2017 Conference with Proceeding Downloads

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Wednesday, October 11

State of Energy Storage Industry Matt Roberts, Energy Storage Association N/A PDF
Invited Speaker Dr. Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, University of New South Wales N/A PDF
Invited Speaker Joydeep Mitra, Michigan State University N/A PDF

Session #1: Advanced/Applied Materials Presentations

Title Author Proceeding Presentation
Chemically Mediated Redox Flow Batteries for Modular, High Power Energy Storage Leo Small, Sandia National Laboratories Unavailable PDF
Screening of Alkaline Zinc Battery Seperators using Anodic Stripping Voltammetry Jonathan Duay, Sandia National Laboratories Unavailable
New Approaches to Increase Ultracapacitor Energy,
Power and Efficiency
Sergii Tychina, Yunasko Limited PDF PDF
Sodium-Based Batteries: Toward Meeting Next Generation Challenges in Grid-Scale Energy Storage Erik Spoerke, Sandia National Laboratories Unavailable Unavailable
Materials and Chemistry Development for Novel Redox Flow Batteries Wei Wang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Unavailable Unavailable

Session #2/3: Power Electronics

Title Author Proceeding Presentation
GaN based High Frequency Inverter for Energy Storage Applications Mehdi Ferdowsi, InnoCit LLC Unavailable PDF
Feasibility Analysis and Testing of a Utility Grade Advanced Power Inverter (API) Bruce Pilvelait, Creare LLC PDF PDF
Switching Reliability Characterization of Vertical GaN PiN Diodes Robert Kaplar, Sandia National Laboratories PDF PDF
SiC Switches for Grid Tied Energy Storage Power Electronics Ranbir Sign, GeneSic Unavailable Unavailable
Energy Storage PCS Requirements: A Battery Manufacturers Perspective Dave Ridley, UniEnergy Technologies Unavailable Unavailable

Session #4: Special Applications Presentations

Title Author Proceeding Presentation
Genitor Based Energy Management System for Remote Microgrids Considering Battery Lifetime Reinaldo Tonoski, South Dakota State University Unavailable Unavailable
Integrating Multiple Energy Harvesting Systems for
Department of Defense Applications
Gregory Nichols, Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center PDF Unavailable
Zero-Emission Energy Storage for Electric Vehicles Zach Jones, Freshwater Energy Unavailable PDF
Bounds of Supercapacitor Open-Circuit Voltage Change After Constant Power Experiments Hengzhao Yang, California State University, Long Beach PDF Unavailable

Session #5:Demonstrations and Deployment Project Presentations

Title Author Proceeding Presentation
Hybrid Thermal and Electrical Energy Storage System Stephane Bilodeau, Novacab Inc. PDF Unavailable
Fast Response Flywheel Energy Storage Technology for Virtual Power Plants and Microgrids Rainer Vor Dem Esche, Stornetic GmbH PDF Unavailable
Hybrid Power Generation for Improved Fuel Efficiency and Performance James Kersey, Czero PDF PDF
An Economic Assessment of Portland General Electric’s Salem Smart Power Center Energy Storage System Patrick Balducci, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PDF Unavailable


Thursday, October 12

Invited Speaker Tom Bialek, San Diego Gas & Electric N/A PDF
Invited Speaker Giovanni Damato, Electric Power Research Institute N/A PDF

Session #6: Validated Safety & Reliability / Guidelines, Standards, and Protocols

Title Author Proceeding Presentation
Update on and Overview of Model Codes and Standards for Energy Storage System Safety David Conover, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PDF PDF
Determining the Internal Pressure in 18650 Format
Lithium Batteries Under Thermal Abuse
Frank Austin Mier, New Mexico Tech PDF PDF
An Overview of Tools to Facilitate Documenting and Validating the Safety of an Energy Storage System Installation Pam Cole, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PDF PDF
Computer Modeling to Understand and Prevent Initial and Cascading Thermal Runaway John Hewson, Sandia National Laboratories Unavailable Unavailable

Session #7: Energy Storage Valuation, Modeling, and Financing Tutorial

Title Author Proceeding Presentation
Fundamentals of Energy Storage Valuation Ray Byrne, Sandia National Laboratories
Patrick Balducci, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Unavailable Unavailable
The Value Proposition for Energy Storage in CAISO Ray Byrne, Sandia National Laboratories Unavailable PDF
Optimal Control for Battery Storage Using Nonlinear Models Di Wu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PDF PDF
Storage VET Tutorial Giovanni Damato, Electric Power Research Institute Unavailable Unavailable
Energy Storage Financing: A Roadmap for Accelerating Market Growth Richard Baxter, Mustang Prairie Energy Unavailable PDF

Session #8: Controls Presentations

Title Author Proceeding Presentation
Single-Phase Battery-Buffered Smart Load Controller Jing Zhang, Department of Systems Engineering, University of Arkansas at Little Rock PDF PDF
Energy Storage System Dispatching Optimization
in Stacked Applications for Utility Grid
Antonio (Shijie) Tong, University of California San Diego PDF PDF
Power System Damping Control via Current Injections from Distributed Energy Storage David Copp, Sandia National Laboratories Unavailable PDF
Controlling Energy Storage Systems: Lessons Learned from the Washington Clean Energy Fund Demonstration Projects Jan Alam, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PDF Unavailable

Session #9: Enhancing Regulatory Equity and Markets

Title Author Proceeding Presentation
Trajectory of Storage Displacing and Replacing Conventional Generation Michael Jacobs, Union of Concerned Scientists PDF PDF
Continuous-time Scheduling and Pricing of Energy Storage in Electricity Markets Operation Masood Parvania, University of Utah Unavailable Unavailable
Technology Assessment of Stationary Electricity Storage Technologies for Different System and Time Scales Xiaojin Zhang, Paul Scherrer Institute PDF Unavailable
The Regulatory Challenge with Resiliency: How Energy Storage’s Resiliency Potential Fits Regulatory Structures Rebecca O’Neil, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Elaine Prause, Oregon Public Utilities Commission Unavailable PDF

Session #10: Microgrids

Title Author Proceeding Presentation
Using Data to Right-Size Energy Storage Asher Simmons, Alaska Center for Energy and Power Unavailable PDF
Energy Storage in Microgrids: Challenges, Applications, and Research Needed Hamidreza Nazaripouya, University of California, Los Angeles Unavailable PDF


Friday, October 13

View photos taken during the tour of a 47MW peak load microgrid at the Center for Energy Research on the UCSD campus.