- Prof. Bala Venkatesh, NSERC Energy Storage Technology Network (NEST), Canada: Canadian Energy Storage Projects.
- Colin Arnold, UK-ABSC Project, AGM Batteries Ltd: UK Automotive Battery Supply Chain and Sodium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles – Two Automotive Projects but Potential for Energy Storage.
- Prof. Rob Thring, Loughborough University: The Elevate Project.
- Gerard Finneran, Glen Dimplex: Horizon 2020 RealValue Project –
Smart Electric Thermal Storage.
- Prof. David Greenwood, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG): Automated Module-to-pack Pilot Line for Industrial Innovation (Amplifii).
- Tim Gardhouse, Highview Power Storage: On the Process to Commercialisation of Liquid Air Energy Storage.
- Richard Flynn, redT: Cost Reduction through Co-location.
APC DISCUSSION PANEL: Translating Science into Impact:
POLICY AND ECONOMICS OF STORAGE IN ENERGY SYSTEMS:
- KEYNOTE: Prof. Goran Strbac, Imperial College London: Transforming the energy system with energy storage – market & regulatory implications.
- KEYNOTE: Dr. Matteo Di Castelnuovo, Bocconi University, Milan: Tesla vs BMW? Not quite! Energy Storage in the US vs Germany: a Comparative Analysis of Market Design and Regulatory Frameworks.
- Dr. Giorgio Castagneto Gissey, UCL: Regulatory Barriers to Energy Storage Deployment: the UK Perspective.
- Subhash Kumar, Institute for Future Energy Consumer Needs and Behaviour: Grid-Connected Renewables and Energy Storage Systems and Their CO2 Emission Mitigation Potential in Germany: a Least Cost Analysis.
- Olayinka Williams, Imperial College London: Welfare Effects of Market Power in Energy Storage.
- Dr. Nicholas Good, University of Manchester: A Framework for Modelling and Assessment of Smart, Multi-Energy Districts.
- Rosemary Whitbread, Centre for Energy Innovation, Health & Safety Laboratory: Safe Innovation in Energy Storage Systems – Underpinning Risk Management, Governance, Policy and Standards.
- Dr. Catherine Bale, University of Leeds: Consortium for Modelling and Analysis of Decentralised Energy Storage: Integrating distributed storage in cities.
THERMAL, MECHANICAL AND THERMOCHEMICAL STORAGE:
- KEYNOTE: Dr. Alexander White, University of Cambridge: Pumped Thermal Exergy Storage: Past, Present and Future.
- KEYNOTE: Prof. Seamus Garvey, The University of Nottingham: The Case for CAES – New Perspectives on Exergy Storage, Involving Compressed Air.
- Pau Farres-Antunez, University of Cambridge: Thermodynamic Strategies for Pumped Thermal Exergy Storage with Liquid Reservoirs.
- Dr. David Evans, British Geological Society: Initial Studies to Derive Estimates of Potential UK Salt Cavern Volumes and Exergy Storage (CAES).
- Afrah Awad, University of Leeds: Thermal Energy Storage Enhancement of Dispersing Nanoparticles in a New PCM (NaNO3).
- Adriano Sciacovelli, University of Birmingham: Liquid Air Energy Storage with Packed Bed Cold Thermal Storage – Next Generation of Grid Storage Plants.
- Bruno Cardenas, University of Nottingham: Multiple Thermal Stores for Reducing Exergy Losses in a CAES System.
- Niccolo Le Brun, Imperial College London: Thermohydraulic Characterisation of Molten Salts as PCMs for Thermal Energy Storage.
POWER MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL:
STORAGE FOR TRANSPORT:
- KEYNOTE: Dr. Valentina Gentili, Johnson Matthey Battery Systems: Implications and Challenges for Future Automotive Batteries.
- Yan Zhao, Imperial College London: Improve Li-ion battery Performance by Externally Applied Compression – a Study on Post High-Temperature Excursion Performance.
- Thomas Bruen, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG): Model Based Design of Active Balancing Control Systems.
- Dr. Monica Marinescu, Imperial College London: Improving Performance of Li-S Cells Under Cycling: a Model-Informed approach.
- Christos Kalyvas, University of Hertfordshire: 3-D Thermal Transient Modelling of Li-ion Battery Packs for Use in Battery-Powered Personal Rapid Transit Vehicles.
INTEGRATION OF STORAGE INTO ENERGY NETWORKS:
HYDROGEN FOR ENERGY STORAGE:
ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY STORAGE:
- KEYNOTE: Dr. Edmund Cussen, University of Strathclyde: Solid State Electrolytes for Lithium Batteries: Ions that can Hop, Skip and Jump.
- KEYNOTE: Prof. Mauro Pasta, University of Oxford: A New Approach to Solid State Batteries using Prussian Blue Analogue Materials.
- Dr. Emma Kendrick, The University of Warwick: Energy Optimisation of a Sodium Ion Battery Chemistry.
- Dr. Chun Huang, University of Oxford: Improving Energy Storage Performance of Li-ion Batteries through Electrode Structure Design and Advanced Manufacturing.
- Prof. Harry Hoster, Lancaster University: Lithium Oxygen Cells: the Key Role of Inhomogeneous Cathode Passivation.
- Prof. Magda Titirici, Queen Mary University: Low Cost Carbon Anodes for Na-ion batteries.
- Prof. Robert Dryfe, The University of Manchester: MoSM2 as a Na-ion Battery Anode Material: in situ EPR study of Electrochemical Sodiation.
- Brett Helms, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Rational Design of Microporous Polymeric Materials for Selective Ion
Transport in Electrochemical Devices.
ADVANCED TOOLS AND DIAGNOSTICS:
- KEYNOTE: Dr. Laurence Hardwick, University of Liverpool: In situ Surface Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy to track Oxygen Reduction Reaction in the Presence of Lithium ions.
- KEYNOTE: Dr. Pooja Panchmatia, Loughborough University: Solid State Modelling of Energy Storage Materials.
- Ian Hayward, Renishaw plc: Focusing on the Raman Spectroscopy of Lithium-ion Batteries.
- Michael Mercer, Lancaster University: Monte Carlo Simulations of Entropy Profiles in Li-ion Batteries: Gaining Understanding of the Influence of Crystalline Defects.
- Kent Griffith, University of Cambridge: Atomic and Electronic Structure of High-rate Battery Materials via X-ray Diffraction, X-ray Absorption, Multinuclear NMR and DFT.
- Romeo Malik, Warwick Manufacturing Group: Silicon Electrode Degradation Analysis using Laboratory Based X-ray Tomography.
- Matyáš Zetek, Imperial College London: Kinetics of Ionic and Electronic Transport in Polymers Investigated via Optical Spectroscopy.