EESAT 2017 Conference Proceedings and Presentations

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Wednesday, October 11

Invited Speakers

US Energy Storage – Market Drivers and OverviewMatt RobertsEnergy Storage Association
History and Recent Progress in Redox Flow Battery Development and ImplementationMaria Skyllas-KazacosUniversity of New South Wales
Reliability-Based Storage Sizing for Mitigation of Variability of Renewable GenerationJoydeep MitraMichigan State University

Session 1: Advanced/Applied Materials Presentations

Chemically Mediated Redox Flow Batteries for Modular, High Power Energy StorageLeo SmallSandia National Laboratories
Screening of Alkaline Zinc Battery Separators using Anodic Stripping VoltammetryJonathan DuaySandia National Laboratories
New Approaches to Increase Ultracapacitor Energy,
Power, and Efficiency
Sergii TychinaYunasko Limited
Sodium-Based Batteries: Toward Meeting Next Generation Challenges in Grid-Scale Energy StorageErik SpoerkeSandia National Laboratories
Materials and Chemistry Development for Novel Redox Flow BatteriesWei WangPacific Northwest National Laboratory

Session 2/3: Power Electronics

GaN based High Frequency Inverter for Energy Storage ApplicationsMehdi FerdowsiInnoCit LLC
Feasibility Analysis and Testing of a Utility Grade Advanced Power Inverter (API)Bruce PilvelaitCreare LLC
Switching Reliability Characterization of Vertical GaN PiN DiodesRobert KaplarSandia National Laboratories
SiC Switches for Grid Tied Energy Storage Power ElectronicsRanbir SinghGeneSic
Energy Storage PCS Requirements: A Battery Manufacturers PerspectiveDave RidleyUniEnergy Technologies

Session 4: Special Applications

Genitor Based Energy Management System for Remote Microgrids Considering Battery LifetimeReinaldo TonkoskiSouth Dakota State University
Integrating Multiple Energy Harvesting Systems for
Department of Defense Applications
Gregory NicholsHomeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center
Zero-Emission Energy Storage for Electric VehiclesZach JonesFreshwater Energy
Bounds of Supercapacitor Open-Circuit Voltage Change After Constant Power ExperimentsHengzhao YangCalifornia State University, Long Beach

Session 5: Demonstrations and Deployment Projects

Hybrid Thermal and Electrical Energy Storage SystemStephane BilodeauNovacab, Inc.
Fast Response Flywheel Energy Storage Technology for Virtual Power Plants and MicrogridsRainer vor dem EscheStornetic GmbH
Hybrid Power Generation for Improved Fuel Efficiency and PerformanceJames KerseyCzero, Inc.
An Economic Assessment of Portland General Electric’s Salem Smart Power Center Energy Storage SystemPatrick BalducciPacific Northwest National Laboratory

Thursday, October 12

Invited Speakers

Role of Energy Storage at SDG&EThomas BialekSan Diego Gas & Electric
Energy Storage: Trends and ChallengesGiovanni DamatoElectric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

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

Update on and Overview of Model Codes and Standards for Energy Storage System SafetyDavid ConoverPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Determining the Internal Pressure in 18650 Format
Lithium Batteries Under Thermal Abuse
Frank Austin MierNew Mexico Tech
An Overview of Tools to Facilitate Documenting and Validating the Safety of an Energy Storage System InstallationPam ColePacific Northwest National Laboratory
Computer Modeling to Understand and Prevent Initial and Cascading Thermal RunawayJohn HewsonSandia National Laboratories

Session 7: Energy Storage Valuation, Modeling, and Financing

Fundamentals of Energy Storage ValuationRay Byrne
Patrick Balducci
Sandia National Laboratories
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Opportunities for Energy Storage in CAISORay ByrneSandia National Laboratories
Optimal Control for Battery Storage Using Nonlinear ModelsDi WuPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Storage VET TutorialGiovanni DamatoElectric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Energy Storage Financing: A Roadmap for Accelerating Market GrowthRichard BaxterMustang Prairie Energy

Session 8: Controls

Single-Phase Battery-Buffered Smart Load ControllerJing ZhangUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock
ESS Testing and Modeling of Stacked Application Duty CyclesAntonio (Shijie) TongUniversity of California San Diego
Power System Damping Control via Current Injections from Distributed Energy StorageDavid CoppSandia National Laboratories
Controlling Energy Storage Systems: Lessons Learned from the Washington Clean Energy Fund Demonstration ProjectsJan AlamPacific Northwest National Laboratory

Session 9: Enhancing Regulatory Equity and Markets

Trajectory of Storage: Displacing and Replacing Conventional GenerationMichael JacobsUnion of Concerned Scientists
Continuous-time Scheduling and Pricing of Energy Storage in Electricity Markets OperationMasood ParvaniaUniversity of Utah
Technology Assessment of Stationary Electricity Storage Technologies for Different System and Time ScalesXiaojin ZhangPaul Scherrer Institute
Fitting Resiliency into Regulation: The Opportunity for Energy StorageElaine Prause Rebecca O’NeilOregon Public Utilities Commission Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Session 10: Microgrids

Reducing Spilled Hydropower in a Remote Microgrid with Energy StorageAsher SimmonsAlaska Center for Energy and Power
Energy Storage in Microgrids: Challenges, Applications, and Research NeedsHamidreza NazaripouyaUniversity of California, Los Angeles