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Energy Storage 2019

Date: 23rd January 2019 - 24th January 2019 Location: Brussels - Belgium

Comprehensive Market Analysis To Establish The Necessary Design Changes To The Existing Model

ACI’s 9th Energy Storage 2019 Conference will be taking place on the 23rd and 24th of January in Brussels, Belgium.

The conference will bring together senior representatives from European energy suppliers, developers of storage technologies and suppliers energy storage services, policy regulators and industry associations, market analysts and consultants, research organizations and institutes, distributions network and transmission service operators, financial investments companies and governmental representatives.

The two day event will provide excellent opportunities to learn from high profile speakers sharing their knowledge and expertise on overcoming the current challenges to managing energy storage projects and services.

You will also have the chance to network with industry leaders from across the entire value chain, to maximise the opportunities arising in the energy production and supply market, whilst also discovering the latest technologies and solutions that facilitate the development of energy storage facilities.

You are kindly invited to the first European Energy Storage Conference of the year to discover the key topics and updates from the latest developments in the essential areas of the energy storage sector.

Key topics of the conference include:

  • Storage of energy guiding the convergence of the energy storage sector
  • Stakeholders’ perspective on adoption and integration of energy storage facilities
  • Analysing the technical developments and performance of energy storage solutions
  • System operational challenges and optimizing supply
  • Energy storage addressing CO2 emission levels
  • Policy and regulatory changes needed
  • Financial considerations and monetizing energy storage
  • Accelerating the development of energy storage facilities



23rd January 2019
24th January 2019
Event Categories:


Angel Mudure – Content
+44 (0)20 3141 0621
Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0606
Krisztina Maria Szabo – Commercial Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0603
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.
Brussels, Belgium
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Confirmed speakers include:

  • Jorgen Christensen, Research and Technology Director, Dansk Energi
  • Bart Biebuyck, Executive Director, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking
  • Gauthier Dupont, Director Power Business Batteries, NGK Europe GmbH
  • Jelle Smekens, Batteries Project Engineer, Laborelec
  • Marcel Didden, Energy Solutions Architect, Engie
  • Otto Pirker, Senior Advisor, Verbund AG
  • Martin Schönberg, Advisor for Hydropower, eurelectric
  • Ing. Peter Matt, Head of Engineering Services, Vorarlberger Illwerke AG
  • Ing. Gottfried Gokler, Head of Civil Engineering, Vorarlberger Illwerke AG
  • Holger Wiechmann, Senior Manager, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG
  • Patrick Clerens, Secretary General, European Association for the Storage of Energy
  • Tor Eigil-Hodne, Director of Statnett’s EU Office, Statnett
  • John Rafferty, Energy Innovation Specialist, ESB Innovation
  • Tomi Hakala, Network Assests Developer, Elenia OY
  • Jan Pedersen, Head of Office Brussels, Agder Energi


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

Previous speakers at ACI’s Energy Storage conference include:

  • Jean-Marc Leroy, Gas Chain- Managing Director, Engie
  • Patrick Clerens, Secretary-General, EASE
  • Jeremy Harrison, Technical Head Distributed Energy, ON
  • Jan Pedersen, Director-Head of Brussels Office, Agder Energi
  • Graham Cooley, CEO, ITM Power
  • Tudor Constantinescu, Principal Adviser To The Director General for Energy, European Commission
  • Jan Ove Gjerde, Senior Vice President, Statnett
  • Joël Devautour, R&D Director, Alstom Grid
  • Karl Eberhard Hunke, CEO, Cut Power AG
  • Bernd Calaminus, Head Of Generation Technology Conventional, EnBW

Senior representatives and stakeholders from across the entire value chain representing 

  • Power Generating Companies and Energy Suppliers
  • Developers of Energy Storage Technologies
  • TSOs & DNOs
  • Financial Investment Groups
  • Governmental Representatives
  • Policy regulators
  • Consultants and Market Analysts
  • Academia and Research Institutes


During the afternoon of Tuesday, the 22nd of January 2019, a limited number of conference participants will have the opportunity to attend an exclusive dual site-visit to the Laborelec Battery Lab in Linkebeek and the Drogenbos Battery Park.

There is no extra charge to join the site visits, although places are limited and allocated to conference delegates on first come first served basis.

We recommend that you book early to avoid disappointment and to also confirm your attendance for the site-visit, when you are registering your participation to the conference.


Energy Storage Summit

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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.


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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.



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Energy Storage Summit


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Offshore WIND magazine is part of the Offshore WIND product group, which consist of the International Business Guide, Vessel Directory, Conference and a online job and news portal.

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Advanced Biofuels USA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting understanding, development and use of advanced biofuels in order to achieve energy security, military strategic flexibility, rural economic development and to mitigate climate change.  Our website, www.advancedbiofuelsusa.org, is a one-stop-shop for information about advanced biofuels for those who are new to the topic, as well as those well versed in some particular area who want to broaden their understanding of this developing industry.

Oil & Gas Drill is the leading platform providing the insight stories and happenings around the world within the Oil and Gas sector covering major sections like Upstream, Midstream and Downstream. We keep industry professionals and decision makers informed about this fast moving sector and help them to take strategic decisions.

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Biogas Channel is the innovative and unique video-only web channel on a dedicated platform for the world of biogas. A practical and global viewing tool that gathers always up-to-date contents on research, technologies, regulations and opportunities in the biogas sector. The mission of the channel is to promote the proper and up-to-date knowledge of biogas, broadening the discussion and giving space and voice to the main players on the world market. Two years after its online debut and owing the great success it has enjoyed, the Biogas Channel has been fully revamped, making it even more complete and practical to use. 



Energética XXI is published in Spanish 10 times a year. 10,000 printed copies.

The magazine contain information on current energy plants or reports, technical reports about new products, interviews, etc. The magazine also has an updated energy companies guide which contains more than 4,500 company records. Web site data (monthly) + 15.000 visitors, e-newsletter + 29.000 subscribers (weekly).



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FORESIGHT examines the complex case for electricity storage in power systems in its latest issue. We trust you’ll enjoy this readable walk, undertaken with a cool head through a hot topic of our times.


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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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  • Storage of energy guiding the convergence of the energy sector
  • Stakeholders’ perspective on adoption and integration of energy storage facilities
  • Analysing the technical developments and performance of energy storage solutions
  • System operational challenges and optimizing supply
  • Energy storage addressing CO2 emission levels
  • Storage facilitating the transition of production from fossil fuels to renewable sources
  • Policy and regulatory changes needed
  • Financial considerations and monetizing energy storage
  • Case studies of energy storage business models
  • Current market model and necessary changes
  • Accelerating the development of energy storage facilities


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