Wednesday 14 – Thursday 15 June 2017 | International Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia | 8am – 5pm Daily


Program – Day 1

Wednesday 14th June 2017


Registrations Open

9.00am - 10.00am

Opening Plenary

Clean Energy Council Presentation 
Kane Thornton, CEO, Clean Energy Council

10.05am – 11.00am

The Road to NEM 2.0

ARENA Presentation 

Strategen Consulting Presentation 
Mark Higgins, COO, Strategen Consulting

11.00am - 11.30am

Morning Tea

Stream 1

Stream 2

11.30am – 12.45pm

Innovations in Grid Energy Storage Systems

Tesla Energy Products Presentation
Lara Olsen, Head of Business Development, Tesla Energy Products

The Role of Energy Storage in Supporting Grid Infrastructure -A Win Win in the New World of Distributed Generation and Renewables
Ike Hong, Vice President, Kokam

Market and Product Needs that place Energy Storage at its Inflection Point for broad application in the Power Infrastructure
Rick Winter, MD and CTO, UniEnergy Technology

The Economics of Australian Pumped Hydro

Kidston Pumped Hydro Project
Michael Addison, MD, Genex Power

Pumped hydro and 100% renewable energy futures
Andrew BlakersProfessor of Engineering, Australian National University

Energy Australia Feasibility Study
Speaker TBC

12.45pm - 2.00pm


2.00pm - 3.15pm

The Financial Case for Large Scale Energy Storage (Case Studies)

Lessons Learned from the Rapid Deployment of the Largest Energy Storage Array to Solve Grid Reliability in Southern California.
Mark Leslie, Asia Market Leader, AES Energy Storage

The Role of Energy Storage in Supporting the Future of the Grid
Andrew Kingsmill,  Manager – Network Planning, TransGrid

Grid-scale Batteries for Distribution Utilities
Dr. Jill Cainey,  Grid Solutions Global Application Director, Energy Storage, S&C Electric

Standards, and the Pathway to Global Uptake

DNV-GL Australia Presentation
Yogendra Vashishtha, Principal Engineer, DNV-GL Australia

3.15pm - 3.45pm

Afternoon Tea

3.45pm – 5.00pm

Network Economics: the Promotion and Implementation of Distributed Generation Resources

Energy Queensland Presentation
Craig Chambers,  Executive GM – Strategy, Portfolio and Innovation, Energy Queensland

Re-inventing the Future of Electricity in Regional WA.
Mark Paterson, GM Consumer Energy, Horizon Power


Benefits and Challenges Energy Storage Systems on Commercial Sites (Case Studies)

Monetising Storage at the Grid Edge in the Adelaide CBD: The South Australian storage demo project
Terry Teoh, GM Engineering, Zen Energy

California Dreamin: How San Diego and Energy Storage Made VPP a Reality
Mark Triplett, COO, GreenCharge

Cathedral College Rockhampton Solar + Storage Case Study
Ben Kölle, GM, Gem Energy

5.05pm - 6.00pm

Networking Drinks

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