University of California, Riverside



Inaugural Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference



Poster Competition



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The Winston Chung Global Energy Center (WCGEC) is proud to announce the Inaugural Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference to be held at University of California, Riverside on Friday, April 13, 2018. The conference will provide a forum for faculty, researchers, practitioners, regulators, technology developers, community leaders and utility companies to share the latest advances and future opportunities for energy. The conference will include invited and contributed presentations, panel discussions, industry showcases, and networking reception to enhance the opportunities and collaborations among various stakeholders. The theme of the conference will focus on two pillars of energy storage technologies including battery as well as system integration, operation, and business models for energy storage across a variety of applications.

Topics of Interest

  • Opportunities and services of energy storage for California utilities and CAISO
  • Applications of energy storage in residential and commercial buildings
  • Applications of energy storage in transportation electrification
  • Applications of energy storage in integration of renewable energy resources
  • Next generation of battery and other energy storage
  • Participation and impacts of energy storage on energy market
  • Energy storage supply chain, components, and technologies
  • Safety of energy storage
  • Performance monitoring, and innovative operation management and controls

Attendance at the conference will be by invitation and free of charge. Due to limited space, however, prior registration is strongly encouraged. Please feel free to contact us should you have questions.

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Click here to register for our event online

Lodging options and directions are available here

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The Winston Chung Global Energy Center invites undergraduate and graduate students to participate in the Student Poster Contest at the Inaugural Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference. Students are invited to submit posters from past or ongoing projects relevant to the topics areas of the conference. The accepted posters will be printed and displayed at the conference during the Student Poster Session. Three Awards will be made to the contest winners.

The submission deadline is March 26, 2018. For more information on how to submit your poster, visit the contest page.


Conference Speakers, Panelists, and Moderators

City of Riverisde - Public UtilitiesSouthern California Gas CompanyLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Ice EnergyEnerNOC, an Enel Group CompanyEnerBluMaxwell TechnologiesPrimus PowerSouthern California Edison (SCE)Advanced Microgrid SolutionsSmarter Grid Solutions

University of California, Riverside - Bourns College of EngineeringUniversity of California, San DiegoUniversity of California, San Diego - Center for Energy ResearchJet Propulsion Laboratory (CA Institute of Technology)Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)University of California, Los AngelesWinston Chung Global Energy CenterCalfornia Energy Storage Alliance

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Winston Chung Global Energy Center
Bourns Hall A205
Riverside, CA 92521

Tel: (951) 827-6452

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