Energy Storage Technology: Is the CEE Region ready?

March 6, 2018 - 15:30 - 17:00
Nador u. 15
Auditorium A
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Event audience: 
Open to the Public
Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG)
Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy

Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) and Jean Monnet Chair in Energy and Innovation

Keynote: The next Big Thing in Energy Storage

  • Jan Namyslo, Sales Leader Fluence Energy (A Siemens and AES Company), Germany. Fluence Is the supplier of the world's largest lithium-ion battery storage facility (100 MW) under construction in California.

Followed by a business Roundtable  with

  • Csaba Kovács, Partner, KPMG, Energy and Utilities. Extensive experience in regulation and advisory fields of the energy sector and including energy storage technology.·
  • Tamás Bóday, CTO, HeatVenters. Start-up company focused on their HeatTANK technology that reduces storage volume by 87%. Partners include MVM and Nestle.
  • István Slezsák, Grid Development Associate, ELMÜ Grid Ltd. Experience in the development, operation and maintenance of the electrical distributing grid in Budapest and North Hungary.

Energy storage technology is quickly being developed and deployed in mature energy markets like the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom. The focus on this roundtable discussion will be the potential impact energy storage technology can make in the Central Eastern European region. The roundtable brings together key leaders at the forefront of the energy storage business:

Central European University, the Energy Policy Research Group, and the Jean Monet Chair for Energy Innovation Strategies is organizing a round table discussion on March 6th, 2018. The event brings together cutting-edge businesses at both ends of the development spectrum, an established industry player and a start-up. Their perspective will be bridged by participants with deep industry knowledge of integrating new technologies.

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