2023 Agenda


The agenda will be continuously updated as details get finalized

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

7:00 – 8:00amRegistration & Breakfast
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganization
8:00 – 8:55amWelcome RemarksAmy HalloranSandia National Laboratories
 Welcome RemarksImre GyukU.S. DOE Office of Electricity, Energy Storage Program
 Welcome RemarksTBDU.S. DOE
 IntroductionJim GreenbergerNAATBatt International
8:55 – 9:45amRoundtable: National Laboratory Energy Storage Program Managers  
9:45 – 9:55amBreak
Session 1: Deployment Projects
Session Lead: Waylon Clark
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
9:55 – 10:05amSandia’s Energy Storage Demonstration Projects Team OverviewWaylon ClarkSandia National Laboratories100
10:05 – 10:20amOngoing Demonstration Project Updates (APS, Vermont project, etc.)Henry GuanSandia National Laboratories101
10:20 – 10:35amCESA Support of Sandia’s Energy Storage ProgramTodd Olinsky-PaulClean Energy States Alliance (CESA)102
10:35 – 10:50amNFPA 855 Code Adoption Challenges with the Ellsworth AFB BESS Demonstration ProjectMatt PaissPacific Northwest National Laboratory103
10:50 – 11:05amNavajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) Offgrid Demonstration Project in Dilkon, AZTBDUrban Electric Power104
11:05 – 11:20amVermont Wind Curtailment Demonstration ProjectKirk CraigVermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) / Green Mountain Power (GMP)105
11:20 – 11:35amSt. Mary’s / Mountain Village, Alaska: Grid Bridging Demonstration ProjectWilliam ThomsonAlaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC)106
11:35 – 11:50amSandia Demonstration Projects Data CollectionTim WilcoxSandia National Laboratories107
11:50 – 11:55amQ&A  
11:55am – 12:55pmLunch
Session 2: Equity & Resilience
Session Lead: Jen Yoshimura
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
12:55 – 1:05pmIntroductionJen YoshimuraPacific Northwest National Laboratory200
1:05 – 1:20pmES4SE TA and PDDA updateJen Yoshimura
Waylon Clark
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Sandia National Laboratories
1:20 – 1:35pmES4SE Equity and WorkforceAdrienne RackleyPacific Northwest National Laboratory202
1:35 – 1:50pmSandia QuESt ApplicationTBDSandia National Laboratories203
1:50 – 2:05pmCommunity PanelJonathan LewisKlickitat Valley Health204
2:05 – 2:20pmCommunity PanelAbel ThompsonTogether New Orleans205
2:20 – 2:35pmCommunity PanelLes RubinPicuris Pueblo206
2:35 – 2:45pmQ&A  
2:45 – 3:00pmBreak
Session 3: Safety & Reliability
Session Lead: Matt Paiss
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
3:00 – 3:15pmIntroductionMatt Paiss Pacific Northwest National Laboratory300
3:15 – 3:30pmLi-ion Battery Cell Test Update for Grid ApplicationDaiwon ChoiPacific Northwest National Laboratory301
3:30 – 3:45pmVRFB DrgradationQian Huang Pacific Northwest National Laboratory302
3:45 – 4:00pmImpacts of Module Configuration on Lithium-ion Battery Performance and DegradationYuliya PregerSandia National Laboratories303
4:00 – 4:15pmCross-lab Comparison of Standardized and Module-Level Propagation Modeling: Sandia and NITE CollaborationAlex BatesSandia National Laboratories304
4:15 – 4:30pmImproving Battery Safety Understanding through Calorimetry and Materials CharacterizationMegan DiazSandia National Laboratories305
4:30 – 4:45pmDeflagration Prevention for GSL Facility DesignAdam JivelekasPacific Northwest National Laboratory306
4:45 – 5:00pmThermal Runaway Severity Database and Large Area Temperature Monitoring for Energy Storage SystemHsin WangOak Ridge National Laboratory307
5:00 – 5:15pm Q&A  
5:15 – 7:00pmReception & Poster Display

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

7:00 – 8:00amRegistration & Breakfast
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganization
8:00 – 8:10amWelcome RemarksImre GyukU.S. DOE Office of Electricity, Energy Storage Program
Keynote Session
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganization
8:10 – 8:50amThe Illinois ExperienceBrian Granahan, Acting Director, the Illinois Power AgencyIllinois Power Agency
Session 4: Sodium Batteries
Session Lead: Erik Spoerke
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
8:50 – 10:35amSodium-Based BatteriesErik SpoerkeSandia National Laboratories400
Low Temperature Molten Sodium BatteriesLeo Small (Erik Spoerke presenting)Sandia National Laboratories401
Intermediate Temperature Sodium Battery TechnologiesGuosheng LiPacific Northwest National Laboratory402
Nonaqueous Sodium-Based Catholytes for Redox Flow BatteriesEthan SelfOak Ridge National Laboratory403
Sodium Ion BatteriesXiaolin LiPacific Northwest National Laboratory404
Scalable Method to Produce Sodium Manganese Nickel Iron Oxide Cathode Active MaterialKris PupekArgonne National Laboratory405
10:35 – 10:45amBreak
Session 5: Medium & Long Duration Energy Storage
Session Lead: Imre Gyuk
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
10:45am – 12:30pm TBDImre GyukU.S. DOE Office of Electricity, Energy Storage Program500
 TBDPaul DenholmNational Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)501
 TBDKelyn WoodElectric Power Research Institute502
 Long Duration Solar Thermal Energy StorageMargaret GordonSandia National Laboratories503
Mediated Li-S Flow BatteriesLeo SmallSandia National Laboratories504
 TBDGuosheng LiPacific Northwest National Laboratory505
12:30 – 1:30pmLunch
Session 6: Flow Batteries
Session Lead: Gaberiel Veith
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
1:30 – 1:45pmLong Duration Energy Storage SystemsGabriel Veith Oak Ridge National Laboratory600
1:45 – 2:00pmImproving the Durability of Sandia’s Flow Battery MembraneCy FujimotoSandia National Laboratories601
2:00 – 2:15pmRecent Developments in Electrolytes and Membranes for Durable Redox Flow BatteriesSandip MauryaLos Alamos National Laboratory602
2:15 – 2:30pmImprove the Kinetics of the Ketone-based Aqueous Organic Redox Flow BatteriesRuozhu FengPacific Northwest National Laboratory603
2:30 – 2:45pmTailored ion-selective membranes for low-cost alkali metal redox-flow batteries.Guang YangOak Ridge National Laboratory604
2:45 – 3:00pmCrosslinked Polyethyleneimine Gel Polymer Interface to Improve Cycling Stability of RFBsWei WangPacific Northwest National Laboratory605
3:00 – 3:15pmQ&A
3:15 – 3:30pmBreak
Session 7: Zinc & Lead Batteries
Session Lead: Xiaolin Li
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
3:30 – 5:30pmTBDXiaolin LiPacific Northwest National Laboratory700
TBDTimothy LambertSandia National Laboratories701
TBDDamon TurneyCCNY/CUNY-EI702
TBDSanjoy BanjereeUrban Electric Power (UEP)703
TBDMatthew FayettePacific Northwest National Laboratory704
X-ray Characterization of Sulfation in Lead Batteries During CyclingTim FisterArgonne National Laboratory705
TBDVijay MurugesanPacific Northwest National Laboratory706
Dinner and Keynote Session
TimeTitleKeynote SpeakerOrganization
6:00 – 8:00pmTBDSarah Cottrell PropstCabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD)

Thursday, October 26, 2023

7:00 – 8:00amRegistration & Breakfast
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganization
8:00 – 8:15amWelcome RemarksImre GyukU.S. DOE Office of Electricity, Energy Storage Program
Session 8: Power Electronics
Session Lead: Stan Atcitty
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
8:15 – 10:15amTBDStan AtcittySandia National Laboratories800
 Power Electronics Technologies Development for Energy Storage Systems at ORNLMichael StarkeOak Ridge National Laboratory801
 Development of Modular Hardware Architectures for Medium Voltage Energy Storage SystemsJacob MuellerSandia National Laboratories802
 Design and Circuit Evaluation of Advanced Iron Nitride MagneticsTodd MonsonSandia National Laboratories803
 Multi-Port AC-Interfacing Converters with Common High-Frequency LinkAlvaro CardozaMissouri S&T804
 PowerBox: A Multi-Port Power Conversion System for Remote CommunitiesMedhi FredowsiInnoCit, LLC.805
 A Quasi-Switched-Capacitor-Based Bidirectional Isolated DC-DC Converter with High Voltage Conversion Ratio and Reduced Current RippleZhining ZhangThe Ohio State University806
10:15 – 10:30amBreak
Session 9: Analytics & Tools
Session Lead: Patrick Balducci
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
10:30am – 12:30pmReview of Recent Energy Storage Analytics ResearchPatrick BalducciArgonne National Laboratory900
 Ensuring Knowledgeable End-of-Life Considerations in Stationary Storage ApplicationsQiang DaiArgonne National Laboratory901
 Planning Energy Storage for DecarbonizationCody NewlunSandia National Laboratories902
 QuESt 2.0 – Open-source Python Platform for Energy Storage Analytics: Major UpdateTu NguyenSandia National Laboratories903
 Elevating Grid Deployments of Storage with Advanced Analytics and ToolsDi WuPacific Northwest National Laboratory904
 Long-Term Storage Planning Models and System AnalysisKonstantinos OikonomouPacific Northwest National Laboratory905
 Advanced Analytics to Support Technoeconomic Studies of New Storage InvestmentsPatrick BalducciArgonne National Laboratory906
12:30 – 1:00pmBoxed Lunch
Session 10: Regulatory
Session Lead: Will McNamara
TimeSession TopicPresenterOrganizationPresentation ID
1:00 – 2:40pm TBDWill McNamara Sandia National Laboratories1000
 Program Overview and Summary, Technical Assistance EffortsJeremy TwitchellPacific Northwest National Laboratory1001
 Quantitative Policy Analysis (California Mandate Analysis and Interconnection Queue Analysis)Daniel BoffPacific Northwest National Laboratory1002
 Siting Energy StorageDevyn PowellPacific Northwest National Laboratory1003
 Storage and Transportation (V2G and Charging Management)Christine HollandPacific Northwest National Laboratory1004
 SNL Policy & Outreach Program Overview / LDES National ConsortiumWill McNamaraSandia National Laboratories1005
2:40 – 4:00pmSocial Event