Battery Storage Masterclass: Opportunities and Risks for Battery Storage

9:00am Monday, 16 September 2019
6:30pm Monday, 16 September 2019
Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay
30 Pitt Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Battery Storage Masterclass: Opportunities and Risks for Battery Storage

Monday 16 September 2019

Full-day Masterclass from 09.00 AM - 5.00 PM followed by networking drinks from 5.00 - 6.30 PM.

In this in-depth one-day Masterclass by the Smart Energy Council and VDE Renewables you will join experts from around the world who have been at the forefront of battery testing and certification.

Our guest speakers have an excellent knowledge of the opportunities for battery storage in Australia, the risks posed by solar batteries and how to best manage these risks.

Join international and local experts:

  • Ed Chan, Director, Australian Energy Market Commission
  • Jan Geder, Head Energy Storage Systems, VDE Renewables
  • Andreas Hauser, Deputy Head of Energy Storage Systems, VDE Renewables Asia
  • Dr Marc Bednarz, Head of Green Tech Solutions APAC, MunichRE
  • Steve Blume, President, Smart Energy Council


Who should attend?

  • Policy Makers and Regulators
  • Project Developers, Financers and Investors
  • Business, Commercial and Industrial energy users
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers, Utilities


Non-Member: $ 880.00 (inc. gst)

Smart Energy Council Members: $ 770.00 (inc. gst)

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Sona Swindley

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Additional Information

Masterclass Partner

VDE Renewables logo

As VDE Renewables (Global Service Provider) we bring value to our clients in the cleantech space by maximizing the quality and reducing the risk profile of components and entire systems.

  • VDE’s global team possesses deep technical expertise across the energy storage value chain – from R&D to manufacturing through to system integration, and has labs in key regions across the world.
  • VDE pioneered the development of standards that are used globally like the VDE-AR-E 2510-50: Safety requirements for stationary battery energy storage systems with lithium batteries. 
  • VDE’s Singapore team is supporting the South Korean  government and other stakeholders in setting up guidelines and standards for battery storage installation, inspection, testing and training.
  • VDE manages the most comprehensive battery testing lab in Southeast Asia.