JAVA AND JIVE BREAKFAST BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15 | 7:30-8:30 AM
Grab coffee and breakfast and join a discussion group. These are moderated discussions with brainstorming and interactive problem solving, allowing conference participants from diverse backgrounds to exchange ideas and experiences and develop future collaborations around a focused topic.
Table 1: A Technical Perspective in Developing an Energy Storage Project – What to Do, Know, and Watch Out For: Lessons Learned from Operating ES Projects
Daniel R. Borneo, MSEE, Engineering Program/Project Lead, Energy Storage, Sandia National Laboratories
- System Commissioning and Deployment
- What installation aspects need to be considered – site, code requirements, POC?
- What kind of commissioning and testing is needed?
- What do system providers need to improve on?
- From a technical perspective, what are the challenges to wide implementation of EES?
- How to Make Energy Storage More Effective
- How to reduce costs in the procurement and operation
- What are some optimization strategies that can be used to increase the applications served by the EES project?
Table 2: Experiences with Installed Battery Storage Systems
Thomas A. Lovas, Senior Program Manager & Consultant, Cooperative Research Network/Business & Technology, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. (NRECA)
- Operating challenges encountered
- Maintenance issues and resolution
- Performance measurement and results
- Vendor services and lifetime expectations
- Unanticipated rewards and risks
Table 3: Data Challenges in the Battery Industry and Potential Solutions
Tal Sholklapper, Ph.D., CEO and Co-Founder, Voltaiq, Inc.
- Vendor selection
- Quality assurance
- System sizing
- Lifetime, warranties and finance