Microgrid Interconnections and Energy Storage
Hosted by the Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy & The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
|08:00-9:00 am||Registration and Continental Breakfast - networking opportunity|
|9:00 - 9:10 am|| Welcome and Introduction
|9:10 - 10:00 am|| Keynote speaker
|10:00 -10:20 am|| Networking break - Poster and Model Displays
|10:25 - 11:00 am|| Guest Speaker - "Back-up Power for Sochi"
Mr. Sean Hendrix, Chief of Engineering, EnerDel
|11:00 -12:00 pm|| Panel Discussion - The Impact of Microgrids and Distributed Generation on Utility Grid StabilityModerator: Mr. Joe Bentley, Sr. VP Transmission & Distribution Ops, Indianapolis Power and Light
|12:00 -1:15 pm|| Lunch with Keynote Speaker – Mr. Ken Geisler, VP Business Strategy, Smart Grid Division, Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Sector.
*Note: Vegan and dietary restriction lunch options are available upon request.
|1:15 - 1:45 pm||Special Topic Speaker - Dr. Afshin Izadian, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, IUPUI|
|1:45 - 2:15 pm|| Special Topic Speaker - Dr. Fu Yongzhu, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IUPUI, “Advanced Materials for Rechargeable Lithium-Sulfur Batteries”
|2:15 - 2:30 pm||Break|
|2:30 - 3:10 pm||Special Guest Speaker - Go Electric, “Blinkless Microgrid Technology, Seamless Integration of Renewable Power, Batteries & Generators to Improve Efficiency/Security and Reduce Costs”|
|3:10 - 4:10 pm|| Panel Dicussion - Benefits of Microgrid Deployment: System Robustness, Security to Critical Loads, Renewable Integration and Economics Moderator: Mr. Dusty Wilson, Director of Energy Systems, SAIC
|4:10 - 5:30 pm|| Microgrid Walking Tour on Campus - total walk time 22 minutes
To register: lugarenergycenter.org
Click on "Spring Forum", Then "Registration"