Wind Energy Storage Summit Co-Located With CanWEA2013 Announced

The program for the inaugural Renewable Energy Storage Summit was announced today with leading system operators, utilities, wind developers and investors featured. The Summit takes place October 7th, co-located and supported by CanWEA 2013 – Canada’s largest wind energy conference.

By solving key challenges around integration, curtailment and dispatchability, energy storage is set to shift the wind business landscape and open new project opportunities across Canada.

The Renewable Energy Storage Summit will bring together wind developers and suppliers, system operators, utilities, investors and regulators to discuss the economics, finance and practicalities of energy storage and give critical insight into how the structure of the wind sector will change as a result of energy storage. The speaker line-up for the Summit so far includes:

Jacques Duchesne, Program Manager Wind Integration, Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)
Ioan Agavriloai, Manager, System Performance & Models, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
Craig Glazer, Vice President – Federal, Govt. Policy, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.
Jacques Brochu, Researcher, Institut de recherche d’Hydro-Qu