Agenda

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Below is the agenda for this year’s Peer Review event. Each day includes two roundtables and two keynote talks featuring national experts from energy storage and related topics. Presentations will be available to view and/or download from this page on September 22.

Tuesday, September 29, 10am – 5pm Eastern Daylight Time

Time Presentation Presenter Organization ID#
10:00 – 10:05 AM Welcome, and Webinar Details Howard Passell SNL, Peer Review Coordinator
10:05 – 10:15 AM Welcome Carol Adkins Director, Secure Energy and Earth Systems Center, SNNL
10:15 – 10:25 AM Welcome Imre Gyuk Director, DOE Office of Electricity Energy Storage Program
10:25 – 10:40 AM Welcome Bruce Walker Assistant Secretary, DOE Office of Electricity
10:40 – 10:50 AM SNL Introduction Babu Chalamala SNL Energy Storage Program
10:50 – 11:00 AM PNNL Introduction Vince Sprenkle PNNL Energy Storage Program
11:00 – 11:10 AM ORNL Introduction Michael Starke ORNL Energy Storage Program
11:10 – 11:40 AM Keynote Speaker Mike Gravely Team Leader, Energy Research and Development Division, California Energy Commission
11:40 AM – 12:00 PM Session Summary — Power Electronics Stan Atcitty SNL 1
12:00 – 12:15 PM Efficient Power Electronics Enabled by 3.3kV Silicon Carbide Switches Ranbir Singh GeneSiC Semiconductor 2
12:15 – 12:30 PM GaN Enabled Efficient Plug-And-Play Battery Energy Storage System Alex Huang UT Austin 3
12:30 – 12:45 PM GaN-Based Inverters for Grid-Tied Energy Storage Systems Medhi Ferdowsi Innocit 4
12:45 – 01:00 PM Break
01:00 – 01:40 PM Roundtable — Grid Modernization Charlie Hanley Senior Manager, Grid Modernization, SNL
01:40 – 01:55 PM Reliability Studies of Wide-Bandgap Power Semiconductor Devices Under Realistic Stress Conditions Robert Kaplar SNL 5
01:55 – 02:10 PM Predicting Reliability, Improving Safety and Resiliency in Grid Connected Battery Energy Storage Systems Raja Kaushik University of Houston 6
02:10 – 02:25 PM Development of a 100kW Secondary Use Energy Storage System Michael Starke ORNL 7
02:25 – 02:40 PM Break
02:40 – 03:20 PM Roundtable — Innovative Projects Ben Schenkman R&D Electrical Engineer, SNL
03:20 – 03:40 PM Session Summary — Reliability, Codes, & Standards Charlie Vartanian Senior Technical Advisor, PNNL 8
03:40 – 03:55 PM Li-Ion Battery State of Health Electrothermal Model Alasdair Crawford PNNL 9
03:55 – 04:10 PM Reliability Assessment of Li-Ion Battery Single Cells Under Grid Services Daiwon Choi PNNL 10
04:10 – 04:25 PM Reliability Performance Testing of kW Scale Modules at PNNL Ed Thomsen PNNL 11
04:25 – 04:40 PM EPRI/PNNL Reliability Data Project Update Steve Willard EPRI/PNNL 12
04:40 – 05:10 PM Keynote Speaker Lola Infante Senior Advisor, External Relations and Strategic Initiatives Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
05:10 – 05:15 PM Wrap-Up Imre Gyuk Director, DOE OE ES Programs
05:15 PM Adjourn

Wednesday, September 30, 10am – 5:45pm Eastern Daylight Time

Time Presentation Presenter Organization ID#
10:00 – 10:05 AM Welcome and Day 1 Recap Imre Gyuk Director, DOE Office of Electricity Energy Storage Program
10:05 – 10:35 AM Keynote Speaker Kelly Speakes-Backman Chief Executive Officer Energy Storage Association (ESA)
10:35 – 10:55 AM Session Summary — Safety Joshua Lamb Principal Member of the Technical Staff, SNL 13
10:55 – 11:10 AM Development of Thermal Runaway Risk Database Hsin Wang ORNL 14
11:10 – 11:25 AM Material Science-Based Predictions of Single-Cell Thermal Failures Randy Shurtz SNL 15
11:25 – 11:40 AM Long Term Safety and Reliability of Li-Ion Cells Yuliya Preger SNL 16
11:40 – 11:55 AM Energy Storage Safety Collaborative – Update 2020 Matt Paiss PNNL 17
11:55 AM – 12:10 PM Break
12:10 – 12:50 PM Roundtable — Beyond Li-Ion, and Long Duration Storage Imre Gyuk Director, DOE Office of Electricity Energy Storage Program
12:50 – 01:05 PM Thermal Analysis to Mitigate Cascading Propagation of Lithium-Ion Cell Stacks John Hewson SNL 19
01:05 – 01:20 PM Mitigation of Failure Propagation Through Active Cooling: A Model Based Experimental Design Loraine Torres-Castro SNL 20
01:20 – 01:35 PM System Level Safety Design and Planning David Rosewater SNL 21
01:35 – 01:55 PM Session Summary — Equitable Regulatory Environment Jeremy Twitchell Energy Research Analyst, PNNL 22
01:55 – 02:10 PM Regulatory Commission Engagement Howard Passell SNL 23
02:10 – 02:25 PM Policy Analysis Will McNamara SNL 24
02:25 – 02:40 PM Break
02:40 – 03:20 PM Roundtable — The Technology-Policy Nexus Will McNamara/ Jeremy Twitchell Grid Energy Storage Analyst, SNL/Energy Research Analyst, PNNL
03:20 – 03:40 PM Session Summary — Zinc Batteries Timothy Lambert SNL 25
03:40 – 03:55 PM From Concept Through Product to Market: Rechargeable Zinc Manganese Dioxide Batteries Sanjoy Banerjee CCNY 26
03:55 – 04:10 PM Engineering an Aqueous Energy Dense Manganese Dioxide|Zinc Battery to Challenge Lithium- Ion’s Dominance Yadav Gautam UEP 27
04:10 – 04:25 PM Operando Studies to Enumerate the Electrochemical Phase Transformations of MnO2 Joshua Gallaway Northeastern University 28
04:25 – 04:40 PM Advanced Aqueous Zn Batteries Xiaolin Li PNNL 29
04:40 – 04:55 PM Mechanistic Probes of Zinc Anode Aqueous Electrolyte Batteries Esther Takeuchi Stony Brook University 30
04:55 – 05:25 PM Keynote Speaker Bill Acker Executive Director, NY Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST)
05:25 – 05:30 PM Wrap-Up Imre Gyuk Director, DOE Office of Electricity Energy Storage Program
05:30 PM Adjourn

Thursday, October 1, 10am – 6:30pm Eastern Daylight Time

Time Presentation Presenter Organization ID#
10:00 – 10:05 AM Welcome and Day 2 Recap Imre Gyuk Director, DOE Office of Electricity Energy Storage Program
10:05 – 10:35 AM Keynote Speaker Terry Boston Director, Grid Protection Alliance
10:35 – 10:55 AM Session Summary — Flow Batteries Wei Wang Chief Scientist, PNNL 31
10:55 – 11:10 AM Higher Voltage Iron Bipyridines for Non-Aqueous Redox Flow Battery Travis Anderson SNL 32
11:10 – 11:25 AM Phenazine-Based Anolyte Materials in Aqueous Redox Flow Batteries Aaron Hollas PNNL 33
11:25 – 11:40 AM Ambient Temperature Non-Aqueous Sulfide Based Redox Flow Batteries and Membrane Development Jagjit Nanda Jagjit Nanda 34
11:40 – 11:55 AM Advanced Membranes for Flow Batteries Cy Fujimoto SNL 35
11:55 AM – 12:10 PM Towards Building Optimal Electrolytes for Pb-Acid Battery Through Tunable Solvation Chemistry Vijayakumar Murugesan PNNL 36
12:10 – 12:25 PM Break
12:25 – 01:05 PM Roundtable — Electrification Richard Fioravanti Director, Transportation Electrification, Quanta Technology
01:05 – 01:20 PM Flow Battery Capacity Fade and Power Density With Redox-Active Aqueous-Soluble Organics Michael Aziz Harvard/PNNL 37
01:20 – 01:35 PM Probing Components and Durability in Redox Flow Batteries Tom Zawodzinski ORNL 38
01:35 – 01:55 PM Session Summary — Sodium Batteries Erik Spoerke Energy Storage Materials Thrust Lead, SNL 39
01:55 – 02:10 PM Low Temperature Molten Sodium Batteries Leo Small SNL 40
02:10 – 02:25 PM Multi-Scale Characterization of the Structure and Mechanical Properties of Sodium Ion Conductors Ryan Hill University of Kentucky 41
02:25 – 02:40 PM Break
02:40 – 02:55 PM Advanced Intermediate Temperature Sodium-Metal Halide (Na-Mh) Batteries for Grid Storage Application Guosheng Li PNNL 42
02:55 – 03:10 PM Advanced Na-Ion Battery: Progress Towards Co-Free Cathodes Biwei Xiao PNNL 43
03:10 – 03:25 PM Engineering Routes Towards Synthesis and Performance of Layered Oxide Cathode Materials for Sodium-Ion Batteries David Wood ORNL 44
03:25 – 03:40 PM Perspectives and Strategies of Developing Long Duration and Seasonal Energy Storage Technologies for Improving Grid Resiliency and Reliability Guosheng Li PNNL 45
03:40 – 04:20 PM Roundtable — Recycling & Re-Use Jeffrey Spangenberger Materials Recycling Group Leader, Argonne National Lab
04:20 – 04:40 PM Session Summary — Analytics Ray Byrne SNL 46
04:40 – 04:55 PM Evaluation of Energy Storage as Transmission Assets Storage Tu Nguyen SNL 47
04:55 – 05:10 PM Energy Storage Finance Summits and Pricing Survey Richard Baxter Mustang Prairie Energy 48
05:10 – 05:25 PM Sizing Behind-The-Meter Energy Storage and Solar for Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Stations Rodrigo Trevizan SNL 49
05:25 – 05:40 PM MASCORE: A Web-Based Tool for Microgrid Asset Sizing Considering Cost and Resilience Di Wu PNNL 50
05:40 – 05:55 PM Realization of Energy Storage Economic Benefits: Managing Changes in Real Time Jan Alam PNNL 51
05:55 – 06:25 PM Keynote Speaker Ralph Masiello Industry Advisor, Quanta Technology
06:25 – 06:30 PM Wrap-Up Imre Gyuk Director, DOE Office of Electricity Energy Storage Program
06:30 PM Adjourn