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Integration of Renewable Energies: pumped storage stations competitive situation

3rd International Conference: Pumped Storage Power Stations

Date:
Wednesday, 29th November 2017

Location:
Messezentrum Salzburg

Time:
9.00 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.

Target groups:
Energy providers, (Distribution) network operators, manufacturers and operators of storage systems, generation management for industrial enterprises, politicians, municipal offices and authorities, media, engineering firms, science and research, environmental and economic associations, other interested parties

08:00: Registration & welcome coffee
09:00: Greetings
Dipl.-Ing. Johann-Georg Röhm, Managing Director REECO Austria GmbH
09:05: Introduction
Block I: General conditions, storage technologies, electricity storage in the network
Moderation:

Dr. Alexander Gratzer, Verein für Ökologie und Umweltforschung (VÖU)

09:10: Importance of electricity storage for the future energy system from the point of view of politics
MDirig. Rudolf Escheu, Division 9 Renewable Energies, Bavarian State Ministry of Economics and Media, Energy and Technology
09:30: Overall overview and consideration of different storage technologies
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hamacher, Technical University of Munich
Block II: Business models, profitability, operation management
09:50: Market development and business models for electricity storage
Dipl.-Kaufmann Christoph Hankeln, TEAM CONSULT
10:10: Operation of pumped storage power plants and advantages for the electrical network
Prof. Helmut Jaberg, Graz University of Technology, Institute of Hydraulic Flow Machines
10:30: Questions and discussion
10:50: Break and room change
Block III: Opening Ceremony
11:00: Opening Ceremony
12:30: Press guided tour
13:00: Lunch break and possibility to visit the trade fair
Block IV: Networking, innovations, current projects
Moderation:

O.Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Helmut Jaberg, Graz University of Technology, Institute of Hydraulic Flow Machines

14:30: The need for virtual power plants in Europe and the integration of hydroelectric power plants into the next pool
Dr. Hans-Joachim Röhl, Key Account Manager Next Kraftwerke GmbH
14:50: From the classic storage power station to the innovative pumped storage facility: Kraftwerk Dießbach
Dipl.-Ing. Martin Pfisterer, Salzburg AG
15:10: Pumped storage – Quo vadis?
Dipl.-Ing. Gottfried Gökler, Vorarlberger Illwerke AG
15:25: Questions and discussion
Podium discussion: Pumps storage in the competition !? The importance of energy storage for the energy system and the energy supply
Moderation:

Gunnar Braun, Association of Local Enterprises (VKU), Landesgruppe Bayern

15:40:
  • MDirig. Rudolf Escheu, Division 9 Renewable Energies, Bavarian State Ministry of Economics and Media, Energy and Technology
  • Dipl.-Ing. Gottfried Gökler, Vorarlberger Illwerke AG
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Hamacher, Technical University of Munich
  • em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Günther Brauner, Technical University of Vienna
  • Walter Huber, Stadtwerke Bad Tölz GmbH
16:45: End of the event


Language
:

German


Background/Key messages:
Energy storage systems will play a central role in future power generation with increasing fluctuation rates in terms of wind and photovoltaic plants. It is important to keep the load and generation in balance without having large overcapacities or load dumping.

There is a wide need for energy storage in terms of storage time as well as storage capacity. The large technological range of these storage systems and concepts offers solutions for every application

Pumped Storage Power plants represent an indispensable technology, which has been tried and tested for many years due to its high efficiency of about 80% as well as the degree of technological maturity.

Description and aim of the event:
The conference will present the most important storage technologies, focusing on the technical aspects, operation, and system relevance. Experts will demonstrate the political, economic, technical and social conditions that exist for each type of storage system, and show the outlook for the future. Finally, there will be a discussion on which electrical storage technologies are future-proof and what role they will plan in the future energy supply.

Organizer:


REECO Austria GmbH

Do you have any questions, suggestions or other information?
We are looking forward to your contact!

Subject to change

REGISTRATION

225 EUR – Regular price

Services:
Incl. Trade Fair Ticket and conference documents for download

* All conference fees are subject to 20% VAT.