Forum Day 2: Thursday 9 June 2016

The Rapid Rise Of Residential, Grid Edge and Off-Grid Energy Storage

08:30

Registration And Morning Refreshments

09:00

Chair's Opening Remarks 

Alexandra DeSouza, Director,  British Photovoltaic Association (BPVA)

SOLAR AND STORAGE: A NATURAL FIT

09:15

KEYNOTE

Residential Storage In The Spotlight – A Fast Growing Solar Market Segment

  • A global analysis of the appeal and coming of age of self-generated, domestic scale solar storage
  • Smart metering Vs net metering: economic prospects and prohibition aspects for homeowners, which determine the location and viability of residential energy storage
  • Assessing the scale of opportunity – back-up power, decreasing strain on traditional utility power supply controls, power smoothing of supply back to grid, advanced compact battery suitability
  • What will future uptake be and what are the wider implications for the electricity network?

Logan Goldie-Scot, Head Of Energy Storage Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

09:45

The Impact Of Off-Grid Storage Advances On The Developing World And Pursuing Active Investment In This Area

  • A holistic assessment of off-grid generation in developing markets
  • Highlighting the benefits of interim hybrid solutions, pre storage becoming economically watertight
  • How do investors perceive the attractiveness of off-grid energy storage?
  • What are the risks in developing off-grid solutions in developing markets?

Steven Mandel, Vice President And CFA, Denham Capital

10:15

Networking Break And Morning Refreshments 

REAL-TIME RESIDENTIAL SCALE APPLICATION EXPERIENCE

10:45

The Missing Link: Domestic Energy Storage Systems With Potential To Boost Britain's Embattled Solar Industry

  • How are home energy storage solutions providing the UK PV market a critical lifeline and transformation opportunity, in response to recent FIT cuts by DECC?
  • Assessing the innovative technology and outlining it's core benefits, including reduced electricity bills, lowered carbon emissions and increased security of supply
  • Evaluating the residential PV market and energy storage transition, by highlighting the shift in main motivators for installation

Joe Warren,  Managing Director,  Powervault

11:15

Consumer Eco Efforts - Optimisation Of Domestic Energy Storage Installation For Independence From The Grid

  • Assessing the technical challenges associated with the installation fo domestic and small commercial scale battery storage, with off-grid functionality
  • What is the rationale behind consumer installation of domestic energy storage systems and smart living concepts? What level of importance is attributed to financial gains?
  • How will accreditation and training of the installer network help to improve efficiency and allow installers to be fully prepared for energy storage market growth?
Mark Smith , Technical Director, Wattstor
11:45

GERMANY CASE STUDY

The Value Proposition – Examining Operational Findings From The Market Saturation Of Residential PV Applications

  • Understanding how rising electricity prices, decreasing FITs and the German Energy Storage Subsidy have served to accelerate residential solar storage market growth
  • How will the new electricity market act influence the control power market and what role do small scale systems play in the primary control power market?
  • Vast opportunities for integrated systems and high-quality service companies Vs market saturation and expensive cost to consumers

Heiko Staubitz, Senior Manager – Smart Grids And Energy Storage, Germany Trade And Invest

12:15

Networking Lunch

FROM PROSUMERS TO UTILITIES: VARYING PERSPECTIVES ON RESIDENTIAL AND OFF-GRID ENERGY STORAGE

13:15

Maximising The Potential Of Off-Grid Energy Storage Systems Using Hybrid Microgrids In Emerging Markets

  • What are the core factors which are creating a strong utility business case for microgrid and off-grid energy storage applications?
  • Identifying the emerging markets which are growing fast and best placed for the intergration of renewables and storage
  • Exploring the developments being made as a result of Enel's microgrid hybrid facility in Chile and 2016 construction plans in Peru and Kenya
  • How are Enel also expanding into the commercial segment, by selling solar-rooftop-plus-residential storage?
Luigi Lanuzza , Head Of Energy Storage And New Business Models - Innovation, Enel Green Power
13:45

Generating Annual Customer Income By Aggregating Residential Energy Storage

  • Real-time results and behind-the-meter benefits from the launch of Moixa Technology’s MASLOW GridShare
  • How has this platform been shown to develop incentives and offer future payments to aggregated battery systems for balancing services?
  • Identifying national economy benefits from distributed residential scale energy storage, over polluting diesel generators from large power consumers

Simon Daniel , CEO, Moixa Technology

14:15

Determining How Best To Engage Consumers In Managing Pro-Active Self-Consumption

  • How can self-consumption be optimized to avoid grid overload, balance service revenues and prevent costly grid upgrades?
  • Identifying the typical customer of energy storage systems, drivers for purchasing and who should sell residential systems
  • Examining how pricing, a cost-competitive landscape and smooth installation processes can incentivise consumer energy storage

Rosie McGlynn,  Director Of New Energy Services,  Energy UK

14:45

Chair's Closing Remarks

Alexandra DeSouza,  British Photovoltaic Association (BPVA)

15:00 

Networking Time

Make the most of the event and keep the discussions going with afternoon refreshments!

15:30

Close Of Forum