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Tutorials & International Battery Modeling Workshop
Monday January 24, 2011

Advanced Automotive Battery Conferences

AABC 2011 - Tutorials & International Battery Modeling Workshop

Tutorial A
Large Lithium-Ion Battery Design Principles

Tutorial B
Introduction into Lithium Battery Materials

Tutorial C
Developing Grid-Ready Utility-Scale Battery Systems

International Battery Modeling Workshop

Workshop Session 1
Software Tools for Battery Modeling

Workshop Session 2
Application of Battery Modeling


Tutorial C:
Developing Grid-Ready Utility-Scale Battery Systems

Martin WinterPresented by:
Haresh Kamath, Senior Project, Power Delivery and Utilization, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Mr. Kamath joined EPRI PEAC in 2002. He was an author for the DOE-EPRI Handbook of Energy Storage and serves on the board of directors of the Electricity Storage Association. He currently manages a program investigating advanced materials technologies for grid transformation. He is also a Senior Project Manager in the Power Delivery and Utilization (PDU) Sector, where his current research activities focus on the development, assessment, and application of energy-storage technologies for both transportation and grid storage applications.

  • Introduction
    • Drivers for the electric power enterprise
    • The place of energy storage and batteries
    • Why utilities are now excited about storage
  • Current status
    • State-of-the-art for grid-scale batteries
    • Drivers in the battery industry that will affect utility-scale storage
  • Applications
    • The role of battery storage to support renewables integration
    • The role of battery storage to support smart grid functions
  • Functional requirements
    • What "grid-ready" storage means to utilities
    • Engaging the utility planning process
    • Interfacing with the grid
    • Communication with the smart grid
    • Market participation