2019 Program Peer Review and Update Meeting

The 2019 Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Storage Program Peer Review and Update Meeting was held Sept. 23-26 at the Hotel Andaluz, Albuquerque, NM.

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

Monday, September 23

Energy Storage Planning Efforts for Regional Demonstrations ProjectsAlexander Headley, Tu Nguyen (PI)Sandia National Laboratories
Energy Storage Valuation at San Carlos Apache TribeRodrigo Trevizan, Tu Nguyen (PI)Sandia National Laboratories
Zincate-Blocking Polymeric Separators for Zn/MnO2 BatteriesIgo Kolesnichenko, Tim Lambert (PI)Sandia National Laboratories
Interfacial Engineering in Sodium BatteriesMartha Gross, Erik Spoerke (PI)Sandia National Laboratories
Effect of ZnO-Saturated Electrolyte on Rechargeable Alkaline Zinc Batteries at High Depth-of-DischargeMatthew Lim, Tim Lambert (PI)Sandia National Laboratories
Synthesis of Advanced Magnetic Materials for Inductors and TransformersTyler Stevens, Todd Monson (PI)Sandia National Laboratories
Advanced Cathodes for Intermediate-Temperature Na-Metal Halide BatteriesXiaowen Zhan, Guosheng Li (PI)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Reliability Testing of Lead Acid Battery Module for Grid ServicesNimat Shamim, David Reed (PI)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Dihydroxyphenazines as Anolytes for Aqueous Redox Flow BatteriesNadeesha Nambukar WellalaPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Operando Investigations of Bismuth Additives on the Rechargeability of MnO2 in Alkaline BatteriesAndrea Bruck, Matthew Kim, Josh Gallaway (PI)Northeastern University

Tuesday, September 24

Welcome/Opening Session
Opening Plenary / OverviewJim GreenbergerNAATBatt
DOE WelcomeDr. Imre GyukDOE Office of Electricity
2020 Biennial Energy Storage ReviewRamteen SioshansiThe Ohio State University
Engaging Academia: Creating Productive NetworksErik SpoerkeSandia National Laboratories
Update on Energy Storage System Reliability Codes & Standards ActivitiesCharlie VartanianPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Energy Storage Projects Team OverviewDaniel BorneoSandia National Laboratories
Equitable Regulatory Environment
Overview of Equitable Regulatory Environment Programs at PNNLJeremy TwitchellPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Regulatory Insights from the Southeastern Energy Storage WorkshopRebecca O’NeilPacific Northwest National Laboratory
An Energy Storage Valuation Handbook for RegulatorsDhruv BhatnagarPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Valuation of Energy Storage in the US Electricity and Frequency Regulation MarketsFelipe Wilches-BernalSandia National Laboratories
Energy Storage Policy InitiativesWill McNamaraSandia National Laboratories
Industry Acceptance
Nantucket Island Energy Storage System AssessmentPatrick BalducciPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Demonstration of Energy Storage Benefits Around the NationBen SchenkmanSandia National Laboratories
Microgrid Evaluation ToolDi WuPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Technical Challenges for Energy Storage in Metro Rail ApplicationsKevin BlackmanHelix Power Corporation
BESS Control of A Grid to Liberate RenewablesClay KoplinCordova Electric Cooperative (CEC)
Zn/MnO2 BatteriesTim LambertSandia National Laboratories
Progress on the Development of the Zn-MnO2 Rechargeable BatterySanjoy BanerjeeUrban Electric Power
High Voltage Zn-MnO2 batteries: Making Zn the new LiGautam YadavCity College of New York
Discharge Mechanism of MnO2 in Deep Cycle Rechargeable Zn-MnO2 BatteriesIgor VasilievNew Mexico State University
Advanced Manganese Oxide-based Cathodes for Rechargeable Aqueous Zinc-ion BatteriesXingbo LiuPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Safety Performance
Thermal Runaway Risks for Li-ion Batteries in Energy Storage SystemsHsin WangOak Ridge National Laboratory
Abuse Test Development: Mechanisms and Materials Impact of Abused LithiumIon BatteriesLoraine Torres-CastroSandia National Laboratories
Predicting and Mitigating Cascading Failure in Stacks of Lithium-Ion CellsJohn HewsonSandia National Laboratories
Update on Energy Storage System Safety Codes & Standards ActivitiesMatthew PaissPacific Northwest National Laboratory

Wednesday, September 25

Long-term Performance Assessment of Li-ion Battery Chemistries under Grid ServicesDaiwon ChoiPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Safety and Performance of Commercial Lithium-Ion CellsYuliya PregerSandia National Laboratories
Heat Release from Thermal Decomposition of Layered Metal Oxide Cathodes in Lithium-Ion BatteriesRandy ShurtzSandia National Laboratories
Battery State of Health ModelVish ViswanathanPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Washington Clean Energy Fund Battery Testing Program ResultsAlasdair CrawfordPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Overview of Sandia’s Energy Storage Analytics Work/Equitable Regulatory Environment Thrust AreaRaymond ByrneSandia National Laboratories
Operating Cost Model for Battery Energy Storage SystemTu NguyenSandia National Laboratories
Energy Storage Financing & System Pricing Survey Study SeriesRichard BaxterMustang Prairie Energy
Optimization Performance Evaluation ToolJan AlamPacific Northwest National Laboratory
QuESt: An Energy Storage Application SuiteRicky ConcepcionSandia National Laboratories
Materials (continued)
Elucidating Molecular Transport through Membranes in Flow BatteriesTravis AndersonSandia National Laboratories
Materials and Membranes for High Energy Density Non-Aqueous Redox Flow BatteriesJagjit NandaOak Ridge National Laboratory
Phenazine-Based Anolyte Materials in Aqueous Redox Flow BatteriesAaron HollasPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Capacity Fade with Aqueous-soluble Organics: Its Measurement, Minimization, and ReversalMichael AzizHarvard University
Predicting Functionality and Resiliency of Aqueous Organic Redox Flow BatteriesVijay MurugesanPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Low Temperature Molten Sodium Halide BatteriesErik SpoerkeSandia National Laboratories
Component Research for Redox Flow Batteries and Open BatteriesTom ZawodzinskiOak Ridge National Laboratory
Battery Systems Based on Naturally Abundant, Low Cost MaterialsAmy MarschilokStony Brook University
Advanced Membranes for Flow Batteries: Anion Exchange MembranesCy FujimotoSandia National Laboratories
Understanding the Mechanical Behavior of Materials for Electrochemical Energy StorageYang-Tse ChengUniversity of Kentucky
Investigation of Intermediate Temperature Na-Metal Halide (Na-MH) Batteries and Large Cell DemonstrationGuosheng LiPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Development of High-performance Na-ion Battery with Layered Transitional Metal Oxide CathodesXiaolin LiPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Power Electronics
Development of the Sandia Advanced Power Electronic Conversion Systems LaboratoryJacob MuellerSandia National Laboratories
Smart GaN-based Inverters for Grid-tied Energy Storage SystemsMedhi FerdowsiInnoCit
Low Voltage and High Current Bidirectional Converter for Grid-tied Flow Battery Energy Storage SystemAlex HuangUniversity of Texas at Austin
High Frequency Link Converters using Advanced MagneticsTodd MonsonSandia National Laboratories
Medium-voltage Power Electronics for Grid-tied Energy Storage ApplicationsAnant AgarwalThe Ohio State University

Thursday, September 26

Energy Storage Equitable Regulatory Environment Workshop
Raymond Byrne, FacilitatorSandia National Laboratories
Patrick Balducci, FacilitatorPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Howard PassellSandia National Laboratories
Will McNamaraSandia National Laboratories
Bobby JeffersSandia National Laboratories
Jeremy TwitchellPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Dhruv BhatnagarPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Session Wrap-Up
PNNL OE Energy Storage ReviewVince SprenklePacific Northwest National Laboratory
ORNL Energy Storage Program Review 2019Michael StarkeOak Ridge National Laboratory
DOE OE Energy Storage Program at Sandia – FY19 SummaryBabu ChalamalaSandia National Laboratories
FarewellDr. Imre GyukDOE Office of Electricity