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


Program – Day 2

Thursday 15th June 2017


Registrations Open

9.00am - 9.25am

Global Energy Storage Market, Opportunities for Australia

Location: Parkside 2

Moderator: TBA

Are We Ready to Roll with the Internet of Energy?
Nathan Dunn, Managing Director APAC, Enphase Energy


Stream 1

Stream 2

9.30am - 10.00am

The Changing Market for Energy Storage in Australia

Location: Parkside 2

Moderator: TBA

Opportunities and Trends in Energy Investment 
Zeno Atherton, Associate Director – Corporate and Project Finance, CEFC

How Battery Storage Accelerates the Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future
Mark Twidell, Director, Energy, Tesla

Benefits of BESS for Residential and Small Commercial Applications

Location: C2.5 – C2.6

Moderator: Andrew Mears, CEO & Founder, SwitchDin

Bringing Solar and Storage Into Multi-Unit Apartment Dwellings
Bjorn Sturmberg, Director/Co-Founder, Kairos Power

BYD MINI Energy Storage System Application Cases In The World
Wang Lin, Sales Director APAC, BYD

10.00am - 11.15am

The Benefits of Microgrids for Urban, Rural, and Off-Grid Applications

Location: Parkside 2

Moderator: Mark Higgins, COO, Strategen Consulting

Magnifying Opportunity through the Diversification of Energy
Michael Ottaviano, CEO and MD, Carnegie Clean Energy

Long Duration Energy Storage in a Microgrid Application
Bill Sproull, VP Business Development, ESS Inc

Utility Integration of Energy Storage
Giin Sia, Regional Sales Director, Asia Pacific, NEC Energy Solutions

Smart Software Solutions for Distributed Energy Storage

Location: C2.5 – C2.6

Moderator: Annabel Wilton, New Energy Analyst, Bloomberg NEF

Maximising the Value of Energy Storage for Residential Customers
Andrew Tanner, VP Business Development, GELI

Consumer Participation in the Grid
Dean Spaccavento, CEO & Co-Founder,Reposit Power

Commercial and Industrial Applications for Energy Storage
Scott Cerreta, Business Development Manager, Energy Storage & Distributed Energy, GreenSync

11.15am - 11.45am

Morning Tea

11.45am - 1.00pm

The Changing Landscape of Customer Sited Solar plus Storage Solutions – Case Studies

Location: Parkside 2

Moderator: Renate Egan, Chair, Australian PV Institute

Redback Technologies Presentation
Phil Livingston, Founder & Managing Director, Redback Technologies

A Deeper Look at Why Solar and Storage is Set or Massive Uptake in Australia and the Financial and Infrastructure benefits to networks and consumers
Jamie Allen, Business Manager APAC, LG Chem

Energy Storage for Grid Integration of Renewable Energy
James Sturch, Technical Business Manager, Sonnen Australia


Energy Storage, Not Just Batteries – Power to Gas, Solar Thermal, and Flywheel Case Studies

Location: Parkside 2

Moderator: Chloe Hicks, Manager, Renewable Energy Advocate, NSW Planning & Environment 

Microgrids (Both Off-Grid and Grid-Connected) / Smart ZAE, a renewable and energy storage smart grid experience, involving different technologies, to study all aspects of future grids
Michael Willemot,  BDM, Levisys

Hydrogen for Storage, Energy and Fuelling Technology, Reference Cases and Practical Applications for Australia
Alan Kneisz, Business Development Director, Hydrogenics

Benchmarking of CSP Projects Developed in Comparable Markets
Simon Currie, Global Head of Energy, Norton Rose Fulbright.





1.00pm - 2.00pm


2.00pm – 3.15pm

Is Aggregated DER The New Demand Response?

Location: Parkside 2

Moderator: Dan Sturrock, ARENA

Making Customers Central to the Network: A Battery Trial on Bruny Island
Derek Jones, Innovation Engineer, TasNetworks

South Australia Power Networks: South Australia Power Networks: Salisbury Battery Trial, Initial Insights 
Mark Vincent, Manager Network Strategy, SA Power Networks

How Prosumers Leverage 4 Technologies for Greener, Reliable, Economical Energy
Victor Dunand, Solutions Architect, Schneider Electric

Innovations for Efficiency in Off-Grid/Microgrid Applications

Location: C2.5 – 2.6

Moderator: Andrew Mears, CEO & Founder, SwitchDin

Benefits of Integrating Energy Storage in Renewable Energy Plants
John McCudden, Head of Renewables Business, MPower

The Economics of Battery Energy Storage in Off-Grid Microgrids
Juergen Zimmermann, Business Development and Technology Manager, ABB

Potential Uses for Storage and Distributed Generation: Coober Pedy Case Study
Keith Barker, Executive General Manager, Energy Developments Limited

3.15pm - 3.45pm

Afternoon Tea

3.45pm – 4.45pm

Panel Debate

Location: Parkside 2

Moderator: Jan Rieche, GM Energy, Infrastructure & German Clients, Polyglot Group

Panel Debate: Battery Storage is Not Essential for the Transition to 100% Renewable Energy

Affirmative Team Opposing Team
Simon Currie (C) Attilio Pigneri (C)
Mark Higgins Andrew Tanner
Bjorn Sturmberg Alex Fuentes
4.45pm – 4.50pm

Conference Closes

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