Representatives of California ISO, PJM and ISO New England speaking at Grid-Scale Storage Summit

The Grid-Scale Storage Summit being held June 25 to 26 in Charlotte, N.C., will feature discussions from representatives of three independent system operators in the U.S., as well as the U.S. Department of Energy.

This exciting summit, being held for the first time during the same week as HydroVision International, is bringing together industry leaders in the renewable energy and energy storage markets to explore the synergies between pumped storage hydro and intermittent renewables, such as wind and solar. Participants can strategize the next steps for working together to benefit both of these markets.

Dr. Timothy Unruh, deputy assistant secretary for renewable power in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at DOE will provide a keynote address. He is responsible for his office’s applied research, development and demonstration for renewable energy, including geothermal, solar, wind and water power.

Other speakers represent:

  • Absaroka Energy
  • California ISO
  • Cube Hydro Partners
  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • GE Renewable Energy
  • HDR Engineering
  • International Hydropower Association
  • ISO New England
  • Low Impact Hydropower Institute
  • McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • Mott MacDonald
  • National Hydropower Association
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • PJM
  • Renewable Energy Aggregators
  • SNC-Lavalin
  • Solar Energy Industries Association
  • Stoel Rives
  • Sullivan & Worcester
  • Voith Hydro

In addition, the summit is supported by a number of energy industry associations: Business Council for Sustainable Energy, Canadian Hydropower Association, Energy Storage Association, National Hydropower Association and Solar Energy Industries Association.

Space is limited, and registration is required. So if you’re interested in taking part in this discussion, click here.

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Elizabeth Ingram is content director for the Hydro Review website and HYDROVISION International. She has more than 17 years of experience with the hydroelectric power industry. Follow her on Twitter @ElizabethIngra4 .

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