Achieving energy system flexibility through effective DER integration & operation
1-3 October 2019 | London, UK

Programme

Day 3: New Technology & Innovation Thursday 3 October 2019 Download
08:30Registration & Refreshments
08:50Opening remarks from the chair
09:00DER Forecasting - leveraging advanced analytical engines to ensure reliable network performance through accurate forecasting
  • Frank Jacobs - Accenture
    Frank Jacobs
    Senior Principal Transmission & Distribution, Accenture
09:40Flexibility Standards – designing a standardized interface for device and application agnostic procurement of flexibility services from a wide range of actors
10:20Morning refreshments, networking & exhibition
10:50Storage in Rural Networks – Leveraging battery storage to improve the resilience and quality of supply in rural distribution networks
  • Ramon Gallart Fernández
    Ramon Gallart Fernández
    Head of Innovation, Estabanell Energia
  • Alicia Carrasco
    Alicia Carrasco
    Executive Director, Entra Agregación y Flexibilidad
11:30Battery Storage – effectively integrating battery storage solutions into the smart grid to deliver a crucial source of flexibility to the energy system
  • Matthew Rowe - DNV GL
    Matthew Rowe
    Senior Consultant and Head of the Energy Storage Department, DNV-GL
12:10Power-to-Gas Storage – leveraging existing gas infrastructure to provide a source of large-scale storage and flexibility
  • Heidi Saastamoinen
    Heidi Saastamoinen
    Research Scientist Renewable Energy Processes, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
12:50Lunch, networking & exhibition
14:20Embedded Microgrids – developing local generation within microgrids to act as decentralised flexibility and grid service providers
  • Travis Kauschke - South Australia Power Networks
    Travis Kauschke
    Future Networks Engineer, South Australia Power Networks
  • Arnold McKinley
    Arnold McKinley
    Teaching Fellow, University College London
15:00Vehicle-to-Grid Services – preparing the energy system for the mass uptake of EVs and exploring their potential as a flexible asset delivering Vehicle-to-Grid response
15:40Afternoon refreshments, networking & exhibition
16:10Democratizing Energy with Blockchain – revolutionizing the energy system with an open source, public blockchain that fully supports decentralized flexibility
16:50Cybersecurity – mitigating elevated cybersecurity risks from higher volumes of smart grid devices and greater levels of information exchange between system actors
  • Brad Prent
    Brad Prent
    Senior Security Consultant, ENCS
17:30Close of conference day three