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Energy Storage 2018

Date: 31st January 2018 - 1st February 2018 Location: Cologne - Germany

Supporting The Growth Of The Energy Storage Sector And Optimising Efficiency

Building on success of its previous editions we are pleased to announce that ACI’s Energy Storage 2018 Conference will take place in Cologne, Germany on the 31st of January and 1st of February.

The conference will bring together key industry stakeholders to address the current challenges of the energy storage market and discuss the latest developments.

The two day event will provide insights into state of the art technologies available for energy storage, policy and regulations updates required for continuous growth, alternative energy storage systems, available options for battery recycling, revenue options for energy storage and methods available to increase operational flexibility. Join us in Cologne for The Energy Storage 2018 Conference to meet senior representatives from leading companies for excellent networking opportunities.


31st January 2018
1st February 2018
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Sarah Jaferani – Delegate Sales
+91 20 6527 2801
Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0606
Krisztina Maria Szabo – Commercial Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0603
Angel Mudure – Content
+44 (0)20 3141 0621
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
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Stornetic production facility for flywheel energy storage devices DuraStor® – Tuesday 30th January 2018

During the afternoon of Tuesday 30th January 2018 a limited number of conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend an exclusive site visit to the production facility of Stornetic at Julich. DuraStor® combines the advantages of mechanical energy storage, such as sturdiness and endurance, with the advantages of rapid installation and modularity. Thanks to the modular setup the number of storage machines inside the unit can be adjusted exactly to the customer requirements. Confirm your place upon registration for the conference. Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.


To secure your place contact Mohammad Ahsan on mahsan@acieu.net  or  + 44 (0) 203 141 0606

  • Policy and regulations to support integration of renewable energy sources
  • Revolutionary processes of creating additional storage capacity for surplus energy
  • Energy storage trials on alternatives to grid storage operations
  • Analysis of current technologies for residential and commercial energy storage purposes
  • State-of-the-art technologies to provide additional energy storage capacity
  • The influence of energy storage on operational flexibility in power grids
  • Finance and analysis of different energy storage business models
  • Modern energy exchange systems enhancing energy storage capacity of distribution service operators
  • Power distribution networks’ reactions to increased volume of energy from renewable sources
  • Successful business models of developing energy storage facilities
  • Energy storage as a mechanism for improving power quality

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Rainer vor dem Esche, Managing Director – Stornetic
  • Fons Jansen, Str. Advisor Smart Grids Europe – Enexis BV
  • Peter Matt, Area Manager – Voralberger Illwerke AG
  • Ilari Alapera, Business Development Manager- Fortum
  • Florian Mayr, Principal- Apricum The Cleantech Advisory
  • Robin Cohen, Vice-President – Charles River Associates
  • Raquel Garde, Head of Energy Storage Area – National Renewable Energy Centre CENER
  • Liviu Gavrila, Energy Services Department Manager – CEZ Romania
  • Jeremy Harrison, Technical Head Distributed Energy – E.ON
  • Jan Pedersen, Head of Brussels Office – Agder Energi
  • Patrick Clerens, Secretary General – EASE
  • Otto Pirker, Senior Advisor – Verbund AG
  • Goran Strbac, Professor Energy Systems – Imperial College London
  • Mikko Pihlatie, Research Team Leader, Project Manager – VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Karl Axel Strang, Strategy Advisor – Enedis
  • Julian Jansen, Senior Market Analyst – IHS Markit
  • Cera Slevin, Manager Solar PV & Energy Storage – ESB
  • Tobias Rothacher, Senior Manager Investor Consulting – Germany Trade & Invest
  • Dirk Wittler, Senior Adviser & Energy Expert – CUT POWER AG

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Angel Mudure

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0621

Email: amudure@acieu.net

  • Managers and Directors of Energy Storage Facilities
  • Utility and Energy Providers
  • Energy Storage Market Consultants and Investment Analysts
  • Transmission Service Operators
  • Innovators in Energy Storage Technology
  • Policy Regulators
  • Distribution Network Operators
  • Energy Storage Solution Providers and  Facility Developers
  • Members from Academia and Research Centers

Energy Storage Summit

The European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) is the voice of the energy storage community, actively promoting the use of energy storage in Europe and worldwide.

EASE actively supports the deployment of energy storage as an indispensable instrument within the framework of the European energy and climate policy to deliver services to, and improve the flexibility of, the European energy system.

EASE seeks to build a European platform for sharing and disseminating energy storage-related information.

EASE supports the transition towards a sustainable, flexible and stable energy system in Europe.


Energy Business Review is a well established online knowledge portal for the entire energy community, covering Oil & Gas, Power and Mining. We have an audience of over one million hits a year in addition to more than 150,000 registered, opt-in subscribers across the group. Each industry sector has its own landing page with homepages and network sites drilling down into the relevant subsectors, providing you with the latest industry news, feature articles, financial information, blogs, newsletters, and market analysis reports. For latest industry news and technical papers or to sign up to our free newsletter visit www.energy-business-review.com


Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory is a transaction advisory and strategy consulting firm focused exclusively on solar, wind, energy storage and digital energy. Apricum offers an integrated suite of growth-oriented consulting services for companies and investors around the world. The team at Apricum combines an impressive array of experts with backgrounds in cleantech, consulting and corporate finance. Apricum is headquartered in Berlin and has representative offices in the UK, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, India, China, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, USA, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.

Solar International

Solar International Magazine provides the latest news, features, analysis and awards across the entire photovoltaic value chain.

Website address: http://www.solar-international.net/

IEC (2)

The IEC is the global organization that publishes International Standards and supports all forms of Conformity Assessment for the millions of devices that use or produce electricity or contain electronics.  IEC has been an early leader in hydro power standardization. Our work covers power generation, transmission, distribution, including all renewable energy sources and the Smart Grid.
IEC work also comprises lamps and lighting, home appliances, office and medial equipment; all public and private transportation, as well as all the building blocks of information technology, including communication, storage and safety protocols; multimedia, components, switches, cables and wires, and much more.  With our help countless systems and products work safely with each other everywhere in the world.

Energy Storage Summit

MarketPublishers.com is a multilingual hypermarket run by TD The Market Publishers LTD. The platform unites business players from all over the world & provides circulation of business information in the form of market research reports & analytical data. We feature over 10 years of experience in sales and promotion of research reports at international and local markets.

MarketPublishers.com boasts of more than 35,000 registered customers estimated at the beginning of 2012. 30% of our regular customers are Fortune 500 companies. We have around 10,000 daily & 3,000,000 annual web-site visitors

Energy Storage Summit


The Blog energynet.de is one of the most active blogs about energy issues in Germany. Its topcis are the German energy transition, well known as the “Energiewende”, renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy efficient buildings. The articles in energynet.de are general information, technical informations, political issues as well as personal opinions. Blogger Andreas Kuehl, engineer by profession and blogger since 2006, started writing about energy storage and the wide spread of technologies in this field a few years ago. The rise of the battery storage for photovoltaic systems are the most read articles in 2012 on energynet.de. Energynet.de has over 10.000 readers a month, over 2.650 Followers at Twitter, about 300 Followers at Facebook and about 400 at Google+.

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Rynek inteligentnych sieci energetycznych doczekał się inauguracji pierwszego w Polsce profesjonalnego portalu o branży – Smart-Grids.pl. Na bazie portalu Smart-Grids.pl został wydany pierwszy w Polsce kwartalnik branżowy Smart Grids Polska. 

The main tasks of the portal Smart-Grids.pl include:
– presentation of technical solutions
– providing the positions of the sector
– to promote and support initiatives related to the implementation and application of systems, smart grids and energy efficiency.

The portal Smart-Grids.pl discussed include the following topics:
– ICT systems,
– intelligent lighting systems
– smart metering of energy (electricity, heat, water, gas)
systems – AMR / AMM
– electric cars
– smart cities ,
– energy efficiency,
– distributed generation,
– storage of energy

Worldoils Algae Biomass

Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.


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Enerope is an overall energy portal on a European scale. It is designed for experts and management within the energy industry.

The platform continuously offers relevant information about all energy fields.

Beside country-specific information, enerope brings you a pan=European overview on market players and on up-to-date topics.

Enerope is spilt up into two main components, namely:

– market players and events calendar

– knowledge management (for members only)

Enerope comprises numerous multi=lingual databases, offering comprehensive information through selective filters. These include:

– adressbook : market players and their products and services

– energy events calendar: conferences, seminars, forums, fairs

– energy news and press releases

– energy lexicon: 28 pages, partially illustrated

– market price monitor

– studies, stats, opinions and scientific papers

– and many more

For more information, please visit https://www.enerope.eu/en/


Energy Storage Summit

Energy Insight delivers news, information, and resources from around the world covering renewable energy including solar, wind, biofuel, geothermal, and hydrokinetic, as well as related technologies such as energy storage, alternative fuel vehicles, and smart grids.  Resources include a listing of renewable energy conferences and expos, a business directory, and a job board.


Bioenergy Insight

Since its launch in 2010, Bioenergy Insight has swiftly built up a reputation for delivering quality news, analysis, market information and technical articles relating to the biomass, biogas and biopower industries. Published six times a year to coincide with leading industry events, it provides ideas and insights for its audience of bioenergy professionals. It is targeted at companies producing biomass fuel in the form of pellets and briquettes, and those using biomass fuel to produce CHP, biogas, biopower, chemicals, heat and liquid biofuels. For more information, please contact George Doyle email george@bioenergy-news.com or tel. +44 (0)203 551 5752.



The “Energy Storage, Demand Response & Grid Technologies” LinkedIn group is a joint initiative of 10 related EU funded projects and aims to discuss the issue of accommodating higher shares of variable renewable energy with an integrated approach that includes energy storage, demand response, grid reinforcement and ICT. The group brings together experts from the renewables, energy storage, grid technology and ICT industry, aggregators and large electricity users, TSOs and DSOs, utilities, policy makers, decision makers and regulators, municipalities and renewable energy plant operators, environmental groups and end-users.

Join our discussions here: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/4202957

Site Visit Partner


STORNETIC develops, manufactures and markets energy storage systems. Based at Jülich (Germany) STORNETIC supplies international industrial customers with the flywheel energy storage device DuraStor®. This system is able to transform electrical energy into rotation energy and back. Designed for a very high number of charging cycles the system retains its full capacity and power over its complete lifetime. DuraStor® combines the advantages of mechanical energy storage, such as sturdiness and endurance, with the advantages of rapid installation and modularity. Thanks to the modular setup the number of storage machines inside the unit can be adjusted exactly to the customer requirements. This turnkey system solution is virtually independent of local and climatic conditions and operates purely mechanically – without the use of chemicals – and is made of materials that are fully recyclable.

Areas of application: Grid Services, Micro Grids and Island Grids, Hybrid-Systems (e.g. in combination with thermal power stations or batteries), breaking energy of rail vehicles, wind energy.

More info: www.stornetic.com     Twitter: @Stornetic



Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global energy system integrator offering a broad range of environmentally sound solutions. Our offering includes ultra-flexible internal combustion engine based power plants, utility-scale solar PV power plants, energy storage & integration solutions, as well as LNG terminals and distribution systems. The flexible and efficient Wärtsilä solutions provide customers with superior value and enable a transition to a more sustainable and modern energy system. As of 2017, Wärtsilä has 65 GW of installed power plant capacity in 177 countries around the world.


ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Krisztina Maria Szabo

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0603

Email: kszabo@acieu.net

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