Argonne National Laboratory

9700 South Cass Ave

United States

Electrical Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Workshop

Who Should Attend? Utility employees, energy industry consultants, manufacturers, government employees, academics, graduate students, and other individuals with an interest in energy storage technologies and applications to smart grid

Dates: March 20-21, 2013 9:00-5:00pm

Deadline for registration: March 8. Space is limited. We encourage participants to register early. Note: For site access, foreign national participants require special clearance that can take up to 4 weeks for approval.

Fees: $195 (includes CD of workshop materials, refreshments, and lunch)

Location: Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Lemont, IL

Lodging: A list of hotels onsite and nearby Argonne can be found at

Sponsored By: Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology, (DOE Grant #DE-OE000049)



March 20
Introduction to Energy Storage
Mohammad Shahidehpour, Bodine Chair Professor of ECE and Director, Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jeff Chamberlain, Deputy Director of Development & Demonstration, Argonne Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, Argonne National Laboratory

Electrochemical/Battery Storage Technologies
Leon Shaw, Professor of Materials Engineering and Rowe Family Endowed Chair Professor in Sustainable Energy; Director, Center of Energy Storage and Conversion, Illinois Institute of Technology

Grid-Scale Energy Storage
Vladimir Koritarov, Deputy Director, Center for Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems Analysis, Argonne National Laboratory

Distributed Energy Storage
Ali Nourai, Director, Electricity Storage Association; Executive Consultant, KEMA

March 21
Electric Vehicles and Vehicle-to-Grid
Ted Bohn, Principal Engineer, Center for Transportation Research, Advanced Powertrain Research and Vehicle-Grid Connectivity, Argonne National Laboratory

Economics and Financing of Energy Storage
Paul Denholm, Senior Energy Analyst, Energy Forecasting and Modeling Group, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Electric Industry Perspectives on Storage
Ralph Masiello, Innovation Director and Senior Vice President, KEMA

Argonne Storage Hub and Tour of Lab Facilities
George Crabtree, Argonne Distinguish Fellow and Director, Argonne Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, Argonne National Laboratory

Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy awarded $120 million to establish a Joint Center for Energy Storage Research at Argonne. The Joint Center will bring together multidisciplinary researchers from the government, academia, and industry to overcome critical scientific and technical barriers and create new breakthrough energy storage technology. The Workshop which is sponsored by the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation at Illinois Institute of Technology will provide a timely introduction to these exciting market developments.
Learning Objectives

Fundamentals of energy storage and its applications
State-of-the-art and emerging energy storage technologies
Performance criteria for energy storage technologies and applications
Energy storage marketplace
Costs and benefits for energy storage at the grid and distributed scales
Interconnectivity of energy storage with the electric grid
Research, development, and deployment challenges for energy storage technologies
Introduction to Argonne’s energy storage R&D and partnerships

Contact Information:

Diane Graziano, Argonne National Laboratory (Email:; Tel.:1-630-252-6903)

Jianhui Wang, Argonne National Laboratory (Email:; Tel.:1-630-252-1474)

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Full refund if cancelled by March 11, 2013 (midnight EDT). Registration cancellation must be processed through, Annette Lauderdale,, 312-567-7955. Refunds after March 11, 2013, will not be considered.

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Price: $195.00

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