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11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Room: B114

Join a lively discussion comparing existing versus new long-duration energy storage strategies, technology and the role hydropower plays in developing a diverse energy portfolio and essential grid services.  Panelists will discuss market conditions and drivers that currently affect the interplay of the economics of energy storage, carbon-free flexible capacity and ancillary services.  North American and international panelists will provide (read more...)

Moderator
Nathan Sandvig
Director, Business Development
National Grid
United States
Moderator
TJ Heibel
Water Power Program Manager
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
United States
Panelist
David Harvard
Senior Project Director
GE Renewable Energy Hydro
France
Panelist
Elaine Hart
Manager, Integrated Resource Planning
Portland General Electric
United States
Panelist
Eric Hsieh
Director of Energy Finance and Incentives
U.S. Department of Energy
United States
Panelist
Neil Millar
Executive Director of Infrastructure Development
California Independent System Operator
United States
Panelist
Omar Torres
Electrical Engineer
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
United States

3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: B114
Format: Paper

Pumped storage is getting more important to stabilize the grid in the near future, as wind and solar installation and generation increase. Speakers will discuss this topic from a variety of angles, including batteries, grid integration and (read more...)

Session Chair
Bruno Kaelin
Sales and Tendering Director, US Hydro
GE Renewable Energy Hydro
United States
Session Co-Chair
Yunfeng Gao
Proposal Manager
Andritz
United States
Presentations:
Speaker
Warren Paul
Senior Engineering Manager,Hydropower Design/Build Projects
Black & Veatch
United States
Co-Author
Douglas (Doug) Butcher
Project Manager, Renewable Energy Group
Black & Veatch Power
United States
Co-Author
Frank Jakob
Technology Manager - Energy Storage
Renewable Energy GroupBlack & Veatch PowerOverland Park, Kansas
United States
Co-Author
Hans Naeff
Managing Director
Global Hydroelectric Group, Black & Veatch
United States
Co-Author
Todd Briggeman
Project Manager
Hydroelectric Power Group
Hydroelectric Power Group
Black & Veatch Water
Kansas City, Missouri
United States
Speaker
Erol Chartan
Research Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Henry Obermeyer
President
Obermeyer Hydro, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Michael Craig
Research Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Robi Robichaud
Researcher IV-Market Research Analysis
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Speaker
Derek Stenclik
Manager
GE Energy Consulting
United States
Co-Author
Bei Zhang
Energy Analyst
GE Power
United States
Co-Author
Genevieve Demijolla
Associate Engineer
GE Energy Consulting
United States
Co-Author
Wes Hall
Principal Engineer
GE Power
United States
Speaker
Matthew Mahalik
Software Developer
Argonne National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Mark Christian
Postdoctoral Appointee
Argonne National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Rob Hovsapian
Scientist and Engineer
Idaho National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Thomas Veselka
Computational Engineer-Energy Systems
Argonne National Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Vahan Gevorgian
Research Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Vladimir Koritarov
Water Power Program Manager
Argonne National Laboratory
United States

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