Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 12:25 - 1:10pm EST (WebEx presentation)
Location: Room 124 Min H. Kao Building, Knoxville, TN
Title: Status and Value Proposition of Energy Storage Technologies
Presenter: Dale Bradshaw, CEO, Electrivation, LLC
Abstract: Mr. Bradshaw's presentation will give an overview of the energy storage industry as a whole: the status of energy storage today; the prospects for cost reductions and improvements in the future; and the key applications for energy storage, such as managing the intermittency of solar PV and shifting the solar PV output from the middle of the day to the late afternoon peaks in the load.
Biography: Mr. Bradshaw has over 40 years of experience in all aspects of the electric utility business. His current activities are: Consultant for National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Cooperative Research Network’s (CRN) Generation Environment and Carbon Membership Advisory Group working on advances in energy storage technologies (batteries, thermal, etc.) improvements in fossil efficiency, reliability, and environmental controls; capture and conversion of CO2 into useful products since 2009. He was the Senior Program Manager and consultant for the Transmission Substation and Asset area. He has been a consultant on energy storage since 2006 for NRECA CRN, consulted with, a major flywheel manufacturer in the US to provide frequency regulation service and an advanced battery manufacturer. He retired from TVA in 2004 after 29 years as a senior manager of R&D for generation and transmission projects and also worked in central planning and nuclear.