Forum Day 1: Tuesday 13th June 2017

Making The Business Case For Future Energy Markets

08:30

Registration And Morning Refreshments

09:00

Chair's Opening Remarks 

Nils Lehman, New Ventures Manager - Innovation, The Carbon Trust

UNDERSTANDING REGULATORY AND LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AS WELL AS STAKEHOLDER INTERESTS

09:15

Legal Update On Aligning Energy Storage Classification And Business Requirements 

  • How to get regulation in line with the business case and why the current classification of storage is inefficient 
  • What would a different legal status on storage look like in the future?
  • How bankable are energy storage assets?
  • Creating better contracts by delaying and deferring energy consumption and providing securities for grid interactions

Jonathan Cohen,  Head Of Energy Storage,  Eversheds - Sutherland

09:45

Panel: Bringing Multiple Stakeholder Perspectives Together For An Infinitely Connected Energy Network

  • How can co-operation support the growth of a new market? 
  • What barriers is each market participant experiencing?
  • The demand side response to energy storage and its capabilities
  • How will the system operator respond to having more wind on the grid and what impact will storage capabilities have?
  • Balancing demand connections as a utility

Chair: Nils Lehmann, New Venture Manager - Innovation, Carbon Trust

Panel Participants:

Mike O'Hare,  Senior Development Manager,  National Grid

Hayden Postle-Floyd,  Project Co-ordinator,  Camborne Energy Storage

Colleen Lueken,  Director Of Market Analytics AES Energy Storage

10:30

Morning Refreshments And Networking Opportunities

11:00

The Commerical Case For Battery Storage For UK Wind & Solar Developers 

  • The rationale for energy storage in the UK
  • Projects undertaken by National Grid in conjunction with existing solar and wind farms
  • How stacking revenues are being used
  • Developing an integrated system and business model

Mike O'Hare, Senior Development Manager, National Grid

INSIGHTS GAINED FROM CURRENT WIND AND SOLAR ENERGY STORAGE PROJECTS

11:30

Camborne Energy's Co-Location Of Solar And Storage Projects

  • The benefits and barriers to optimisation of a co-location project
  • How the current state of the solar and storage industry can affect project feasilibity and planning
  • What is the full potential of solar and storage for individual business? and for a large scale interconnectected energy network?

Hayden Postle-Floyd,  Project Co-Ordinator,  Camborne Energy Storage

12:00

Batwind At Hywind Scotland: Piloting Wind Connected Storage

  • Statoils strategic transition and why has it entered the battery storage market?
  • Batwind: What we are looking to achieve with the project and challenges faced so far
  • Outlook and applications: what is to come in the future?

Asif Hayat, Technical Lead - Offshore Wind Development,  Statoil

12:30

Lunch And Networking Opportunities

13:30

Case Study: Results From Trial Projects With Flywheel/Battery Hybrid Technology

  • How does the hybrid technology work?
  • Project objectives and how it has performed
  • What lessons can be learned and can they be applied to other projects being implemented?
  • Getting validation of the project with the system operator

Peter Duffy,  Vice President, Schwungrad Energie

MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE AND FINANCIAL INVESTMENT MECHANISMS INVOLVED

14:00

Is There A Business Case To Integrate Storage With Renewables?

  • The financial drivers and revenue streams available
  • What are the technical, regulatory and cost barriers?
  • How to size storage for a behind-the-meter project

  • What does the business case look like?

David Cunningham, Cleantech & Renewables Financial Analyst, Wood Group 

14:30

From Identification To Realisation Of Opportunities For The UK From Storage

  • Assessing the system benefit for the UK, from storage
  • Developing aligned business models for industry stakeholders
  • Policies which can support the long-term development of a viable storage industry
  • Increasing the attractiveness of investments into storage solutions

Nils Lehman, New Ventures Manager- Innovation, The Carbon Trust

15:00

Qualifying Energy Storage From An Investor's Perspective

  • Which type of investors are currently looking at storage assets?
  • What contracts are most attractive to investors?
  • The size of investment, that investors are seeking
  • How to attract investment with the lower cost of capital and what is required?

Ed Reekie, Director, Oxford Capital

Steven Mandel, Vice President, Denham Capital

15:30

Afternoon Refreshments And Networking Opportunities

16:00

Panel: The Viable Market For Energy Storage In The Future

  • At what point will we see revenue stacking truly working?
  • What assumptions need to be in place to see an economic payback?
  • How to deal with the lender's desire for long-term revenue streams
  • Will systems be able to payback without subsidy?

Moderator: Nadia Weekes,  Editor-In-Chief, Energy,  Haymarket Business Media

Paul Gardner, Global Segment Leader, DNV.GL

Steven Mandel, Vice President, Denham Capital

Reza Shaybani, Chairman, BPVA

16:45

Round Tables

Delegates will select one of the following peer-to-peer discussions from the strategic or technical streams listed below. You will move into small break-out groups where discussions will be led by an expert on the given topic. Delegates are encouraged to bring along their considered ideas and questions in order to facilitate a meaningful and in-depth discussion.

STRATEGIC

The Trilemma Of Renewables

A How can battery technology and regulation be better applied so that storage systems reach their full economic potential?

Host: Julia Badeda, Manager Business Development Stationary Storage Systems, BatterieInenieure GmbH

B How can the business case be simplified in order to create more interest and investment in storage?

Host: Mike O'Hare, Senior Development Manager, National Grid

C How big is the potential for energy storage in different markets and industries?

Host: Paul Gardner, Global Segment Leader, DNV GL

TECHNICAL

Getting Remote And On Site Models To Work

D How can software and energy management systems be best utilised for storage projects?

Host: Matthew Rowe, Consultant, DNV GL

E What materials are best for each battery storage scenario? Will lithium-ion remain dominant?

Host: TBC

F Where and when are flow batteries best utilised and how can the technology be advanced further?

Host: Dr. Jaqcqueline Edge, Energy Storage Coordinator, Imperial College London

17:30

Roundtable Feedback

Discussion leaders will be given the opportunity to share the fruits of their groups' labour and address the room on the main areas covered

17:50

Chair's Closing Remarks

Nils Lehman, New Ventures Manager - Innovation, The Carbon Trust

18:00

End of Day One