2 March 2016 - Pre-conference dinner and drinks - exclusively accessible for utilities and sponsors

Energy storage solutions providers will meet with potential customers & energy utilities in an informal setting over dinner and drinksexclusive to invited guests. 


3 March 2016 - Conference

 

 

08.30 /// Registration and Coffee

09.20 /// Opening Chairperson

Session 1 - Overview & Market Update

09.30 /// Lecture - Energy Storage Market in Europe

  • Current and future market position, what are the competitive business models?
  • Important market trends and their impact
  • The biggest barriers and challenges for the market
MARIANNE BOUST
PRINCIPAL ANALYST /// IHS TECHNOLOGY

09.55 /// Panel - Commercial Opportunities for Solar + Storage

  • Which segment drives market development?
  • Which application type will be leading? (centralized vs distributed)
  • What is the impact of regulation?
  • Critical prerequisites for success
FLORIAN MAYR
PRINCIPAL /// APRICUM
RICCARDO AMOROSO
CHIEF INNOVATION & SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER /// EGP
MARCO D'ALIMONTE
REGIONAL MANAGER /// TESLA ENERGY
 

10.35 /// Networking & Coffee

Session 2 - In Depth: Profitable Business Models

11.15 /// Lecture - Experiences With A Successful Business Model

  • Ownership & Management, Partnership models
  • The value of energy storage applications
MICHIEL VAN SCHALKWIJK
GROUP DIRECTOR INTERNATIONAL SALES/// SOLARWATT GMBH

11.40 /// Panel - Monetising Solar + Storage Business Models (Utility perspective)

  • Where are the revenue opportunities?
  • What models will work best?
  • Who owns and/or controls energy storage
  • What are the added values, and for who?
JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BESTAUX
FOUNDER /// ALINEA SOLAR

12.20 /// Lecture - Grid Scale Storage: Competitive Business Models in the USA

  • Which target groups can save money with storage?
  • Business case analysis
  • In depth on lessons learnt and transferable experiences
TOM LEYDEN
VP ENERGY STORAGE DEPLOYMENT /// SUN EDISON
 

13.00 /// Roundtable Lunch & Networking

Choose to join 1 of 10 round table discussions during lunch, where you will meet peers and partners with similar interests. Each table will be moderated by an expert and key takeaways will be collected.

Session 3 - In Depth: Funding Solar + Storage

14.30 /// Lecture - How to Finance Solar + Storage

  • Are banks willing to provide loans?
  • How to get recovery on assets
  • Storage on the commercial market
  • What are the available financing options?
GERARD REID
FOUNDER /// ALEXA CAPITAL

14.50 /// Panel - The Vision of Financiers and Investors on Solar + Storage

  • What are the current investment strategies
  • What is the investment risk
  • Structuring financeable battery deals
  • Industry insights
MORITZ MISSLING
CHIEF OF STAFF TO CEO /// YOUNICOS
ASIF RAFIQUE
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// SUSI PARTNERS
 
 

15.50 /// Networking & Coffee

Session 4 - Future + Outlook

16.30 /// Lecture - Bring in the debt! - Lowering the cost of capital

  • Role of ancillary services
  • How to save money
  • Towards long term cash flows
PAUL CAMP
FOUNDER /// BELECTRIC

16.55 /// Panel - Market Forecast

  • Where to invest/get a project in the european storage market.
  • How will future business models be financed?
  • Energy storage costs coming down
  • Regulatory framework and challenges to the role of storage in Europe
JONATHAN COHEN
PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE /// EVERSHEDS
 
 

17.30 /// Closing Remarks

17.45 /// Drinks

18.30 /// Networking Dinner