Program

Program at a glance

*The program is subject to change without any notice.

Nov 17 (Mon) Nov 18 (Tue) Nov 19 (Wed) Nov 20 (Thu) Nov 21 (Fri)
AM Side
Events
9:30-10:40 9:00-10:20 9:00-10:40 9:00-18:00
Opening Session Session 3:
Reporting on Result of Large Project Portfolios
Session 5:
Markets and Regulatory Framework
Side
Event
Break Break
10:40-12:00 10:40-12:10 11:00-12:00
Session 1:
Policies and Program

Session 4:
First of a kind Achievements in Technology, Systems Integration, Modeling & Simulation
(Transmission, Distribution, and Customer Levels)

(Sub session1)
Transmission-Level Power Systems
Session 6:
Panel Discussion: End User Energy Management System in the Near Future
12:00-12:35
Closing Session
Lunch
PM Side
Events
13:30-15:10 13:30-15:00 13:30-19:00  
Session 2:
Standards for the Integration of Higher Penetrations of Renewables and Distributed Resources
(Sub session 2)
Distribution-Level Power Systems
Site Tours Side
Event
Break Break
15:30-17:10 15:30-17:00
Session 3:
Reporting on Result of Large Project Portfolios
(Sub session 3)
Customer-Level Energy Systems Integration
Break Break
17:30-19:30 17:30-19:30
Poster Session &
Networking
Poster Session &
Awards Ceremony

Details

November 17 (Mon)

Side Event 1:

International Institute for Energy Systems Integration Workshop (* Open to public)

Time Full day
Event Summary The third International Institute for Energy Systems Integration (iiESI) workshop will the foster exchange of ideas, results, lessons learned and best practices from ESI-related activities in Asia. Topics that will be covered include: energy - water nexus, natural gas-grid interdependencies, regulatory and policy reforms on integrated energy systems, and highly distributed energy systems.
» Draft Agenda as of September 2014 PDF

Side Event 2:

ELECTRA IRP/EERA Smart Grids Workshop and the Aim towards International Cooperation (*9:00-15:30: Open to piblic)(*15:30-16:45: Closed)

Time Full day
Event Summary This workshop will give participants the opportunity to hear about the latest results emerging from the EERA and ELECTRA smart grids research programmes, discuss concepts key to the emergence of radical integrative voltage and frequency control solutions, and attend the global launch of the ELECTRA Researcher Exchange Programme.
» Draft Programme as of July 2014 PDF

Side Event 3:

ISGAN Smart Grid International Research Facilities Network (SIRFN) Technical Meeting (* AM: Closed) (*PM: Open to public)

Time Full day
Event Summary The biannual meeting of the Smart Grid International Research Facility Network (SIRFN). SIRFN labs will discuss current and future cross-lab research projects involving advanced DER interoperability testing, smart grid modeling, and power system component testing.
» Draft Programme as of September 2014 PDF
SIRFN invites papers for the DERlab/SIRFN special issue of DER Journal on Pre-standardization Activities in Grid Integration of DER.

Side Event 4:

Microgrid Application to Infrastructure Resilience (* Open to public)

Time Full day
Event Summary

This workshop will focus on microgrid applications to critical infrastructure resilience, with the purpose of exchanging views on design principles, performance metrics, and operating experience. The workshop will consist of a tutorial by Sandia National Laboratories, followed by two panel sessions showing by leading researchers and practitioners. The material will address technical, regulatory, policy experiences and challenges.
» Final Agenda PDF
» Presentation Data PDF

Notice: Seats for each Side Event are on a first-come-first-served basis.

November 18 (Tue)

Opening Session
9:30
Welcome Remarks
Kazuo Furukawa (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan)
9:35
Guest Remarks
Akio Ichihara (Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan)
9:40

Keynote Speech 1 PDF

Hiroshi Kuniyoshi (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan)
10:00

Keynote Speech 2 PDF

Patricia Hoffman (Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability, United States Department of Energy, USA)
10:20

Keynote Speech 3 PDF

Patrick Van Hove (European Commission)

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Session 1: Policies and Program

This session topic will focus on national policies and programs on integration of renewable and distributed energy resources to the electric power grid.

Chair:
Patrick Van Hove (European Commission)
Co-chair:
Lisa Dignard-Bailey (Natural Resources Canada, Canada)

Overview of India Renewable Energy Policies and R&D Programs PDF

Atul Shah (Atmay Advisors Energy & Management Advisors, India)

The Current Situation of Renewable Energy in Latin America PDF

Jorge Huacuz (Electrical Research Institute, Mexico)

Policies to Support Integration of Renewable Energy in Australia PDF

Renate Egan (Australian PV Institute, Australia)

The Smart Grid Innovation Process in Austria PDF

Hubert Fechner (University AS Technikum Vienna, Austria)

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Session 2:  Standards for the Integration of Higher Penetrations of Renewables and Distributed Resources

The session topic will focus on directionality of the future technology development in the grid connection technology, a trend of the standardization, and the present conditions of grid cord and testing. This session will provide an opportunity to learn the action in each country.

Chairs:
Jim Reilly (Reilly Associates, USA)
Philipp Strauss (Fraunhofer IWES, Germany)

Grid Code Development in Japan PDF

  • Osami Tsukamoto (Yokohama National University, Japan)

Update on International Standards for Distributed Resource Integration PDF

Mark McGranaghan (Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), USA)

Grid Codes in Europe for Low- and Medium Voltage PDF

Roland Bruendlinger (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria)

Interconnection Standards in North America PDF

Thomas Key (Electric Power Research Institute, USA)

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Session 3: Reporting on Result of Large Project Portfolios

This session topic will focus on the overview and result of large project related to a high share of renewable and distributed generation worldwide. Goal of this session is to learn about best practices in different regions with their specific challenges.

Chairs:
Yuzuru Ueda (Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
Mark McGranaghan (Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), USA)

DER Integration Demonstrations in Japan PDF

Satoshi Morozumi (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan)

Key Findings from the EPRI Smart Grid Demonstration Initiative PDF

Gale Horst (Electric Power Research Institute, USA)

GRID4EU - NICE GRID PROJECT: HOW TO FACILITATE THE INTEGRATION OF DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES INTO THE LOCAL GRID? PDF

Rémy Garaude Verdier (Electricité Réseau Distribution France (ERDF), France)

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Poster Session & Networking
Chair:
Reza Iravani (University of Toronto, Canada)
Co-chairs:
Philipp Strauss (Fraunhofer IWES, Germany)
Abraham Ellis (Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), USA)
Tadahiro Goda (Doshisha University, Japan)

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November 19 (Wed)

Session 3: Reporting on Result of Large Project Portfolios

This session topic will focus on the overview and result of large project related to a high share of renewable and distributed generation worldwide. Goal of this session is to learn about best practices in different regions with their specific challenges.

Chairs:
Yuzuru Ueda (Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
Mark McGranaghan (Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), USA)

KEPCO's Smart Grid Biz. Model and Strategies for Expanding PDF

Keun-seong Kim (SG & ESS Department of KEPCO, Korea)

Session 4:  First of a kind Achievements in Technology, Systems Integration, Modeling & Simulation (Transmission, Distribution, and Customer Levels)

This session will provide an opportunity to learn the latest technology trends from around the world at the transmission, distribution, and customer level

Chair &
Benjamin Kroposki (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), USA)
Co-chairs:
Nikos Hatziargyriou (Public Power Corporation S.A., Greece)
Hirohisa Aki (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan)

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Sub-session 1: Transmission-Level Power Systems

Transmission-Level power system integration including: system reinforcement, large-scale power system management and control, etc.

Integration of Renewable Power into the NYISO PDF

Emilie Nelson (New York Independent System Operator, USA)

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Sub-session 2: Distribution-Level Power Systems

Distribution-Level technology integration including: Microgrid, Distribution management systems, distribution automation system, etc.

Negawatt Aggregation Services in Japan PDF

Kenji Yokoyama (NTT FACILITIES, INC., Japan)

Energy Storage at Substations PDF

Eri Isono (Toshiba, Japan)

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Sub-session 3: Customer-Level Energy Systems Integration

Customer-Level energy technologies and systems including: Energy storage (Battery, Heat pump), Demand Response, Electric vehicles, distributed generation, smart homes, building energy management systems, etc.

Load as a Resource: Examples from Field Tests PDF

Sila Kiliccote (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)

Demonstration including VtoX in Hawaii PDF

Fumitoshi Emura (Hitachi, Ltd., Japan)

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Poster Session & Awards Ceremony
Chair:
Reza Iravani (University of Toronto, Canada)
Co-chairs:
Philipp Strauss (Fraunhofer IWES, Germany)
Abraham Ellis (Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), USA)
Tadahiro Goda (Doshisha University, Japan)

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November 20 (Thu)

Session 5: Markets and Regulatory Framework

This session topic will focus on market and regulatory element, and focus on the role of DER. Mainly on an example in Europe and US, this session will provide an opportunity to discuss a future market trend and a role of DER in the market, including the correspondence in the market of renewable energy after post-FIT, an electric power transaction method, establishment of the balancing, the development of the ancillary market and capacity market.

Chair:
Satoshi Morozumi (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan)
Co-chair:
Luciano Martini (Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico - RSE SpA, Italy)

Research and Development to Support Policy and Regulatory Mandates PDF

David Hochschild (California Energy Commission, USA)

The Texas Experience with Renewable Energy PDF

Joel Mickey (Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), USA)

Regulatory Incentives for Smart Grids Demonstration and Deployment in Italy within the European Framework PDF

Luca Lo Schiavo (AEEGSI - Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity Gas and Water, Italy)

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Session 6:  Panel Discussion: End User Energy Management System in the Near Future

This session topic will focus on how the end energy users will be involved into the power system in the future of high penetration of Renewables and DER. Panelists will discuss the possibility of distributed energy management at the end energy users such as a home energy management system (HEMS) for automated demand response and energy efficiency as well as enhancement of quality of life.

Coordinators: 
Kazuhiko Ogimoto (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Abraham Ellis (Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), USA)

Home Energy Management System, from a view point of a House Industry PDF

Masato Oota (SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD., Japan)

Towards Creation of Fascinating HEMS Applications - Outline of HEMS Dojo PDF

Hiroyuki Baba (Tokyo Electric Power Company, Japan)

Efforts of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation for Development of HEMS PDF

Masato Nagasawa (Mitsubishi Electric Corp HEMS Development Center, Japan)

End User Energy Management Systems: Industry Perspectives PDF

Sasank Goli (GE Energy Management, Singapore)

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Closing Session

Announcement of the next IRED Conference in Canada

Session 1 Summary:
Patrick Van Hove (Chair, Session 1)
Session 2 Summary:
Jim Reilly (Chair, Session 2)
Session 3 Summary:
Yuzuru Ueda (Chair, Session 3)
Session 4 Summary:
Benjamin Kroposki (Chair, Session 4)
Session 5 Summary:
Satoshi Morozumi (Chair, Session 5)
Session 6 Summary:
Kazuhiko Ogimoto (Coordinator, Session 6)
Overall Summary:
Kazuhiko Ogimoto (Chair, IRED2014)

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Site Tours

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November 21 (Fri)

Side Event 5:

U.S.-Japan Collaborative Smart Grid Project Workshop 2014 (* Closed)

Time Full day
Event Summary This workshop provides an opportunity to share information on a regular basis to discuss smart grid technology for the future based on the project results and leading-edge technology on smart grid by inviting knowledgeable people in the field of smart grid and members of an expert network established through demonstration projects in New Mexico and Hawaii, U.S..

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