Conference Chair

Dr. Philipp Strauss

Dr. Philipp Strauss

Division Director Systems Engineering and Grid Integration Fraunhofer IWES / DERlab e. V., Kassel, Germany

Conference Co-Chair

Dr. Abraham Ellis

Dr. Abraham Ellis

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Masaaki Yamamoto

Masaaki Yamamoto

Smart Community Department, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Kawasaki City, Japan

Scientific Committee Lead

Fraunhofer IWES/DERlab e. V., Kassel, Germany

Scientific Committee

Member Organiziation Country
Eng Kiat Chan Energy Market Authority Singapore
Prof. S. A. Khaparde Indian Institute of Technology India
Dr. Chun-Yu Chen Industrial Technology Research Institute Taiwan
Masayuki Kamimoto National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Japan
Dr. Yoshiro Owadano National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Japan
Dr. Satoshi Morozumi New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization Japan
Dr. Sindhu Suresh Siemens Corporate Research Princeton USA
Atul Shah Suzlon Infrastructure Services Limited India
Grahame Foulger Smart Grid Partners Australia
Dr. Lisa Dignard-Bailey Natural Resources Canada Canada
Dr. Britta Buchholz ABB AG Germany
Ludwig Karg B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH Germany
Kerstin Deller Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit Germany
Dr. Jens Merten Commissariat à l‘Energie Atomique Institut National de l‘Energie Solaire France
Dr. Régine Belhomme Electricité de France France
Dr. Patrick Van Hove European Commission Belgium
Prof. Jürgen Schmid Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology Germany
Prof. Johan Driesen Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium
Dr. Frieder Schmitt MVV Energie AG Germany
Andreas Lugmaier Nationale Technologieplattform Smart Grids Austria / Siemens AG Austria
Prof. Nikos Hatziargyriou Public Power Corporation S.A. Greece
Dr. Luciano Martini Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico Spa. Italy
Prof. Sami Repo Tampere University of Technology Finland
John Eli Nielsen Technical University of Denmark Denmark
Hubert Fechner University AS Technikum Wien Austria
Thomas S. Key Electric Power Research Institute USA
Dr. Benjamin Kroposki National Renewable Energy Laboratory USA
Mark Rawson Sacramento Municipal Utility District USA
Dr. René Marklein Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology Germany
Dan Ton U.S. Department of Energy USA
Prof. Reza Iravani University of Toronto Canada
Dr. Kazuyuki Takada New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization Japan

Sponsor:

ABB Group
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization
SMA Solar Technology AG

Supporters:

Ostbayerisches Technologie-Transfer-Institut e.V. (OTTI)
DERlab European Distributed Energy Resources Laboratories e.V.
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization
Sandia National Laboratories
ENF
OGEMA
Fraunhofer-Institut für Windenergie und Energiesystemtechnik
U.S. Department of Energy
DER Journal
Smart Grids Austria
Bayern Innovativ
Natural Resources Canada
American Council On Renewable Energy
German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
German Center for Research and Innovation
MEW Mittelständische Energiewirtschaft Deutschland e.V.
SUN & WIND ENERGY
Clean Energy Council
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Renewable Energy Database
Energy Storage 2013
Solarpraxis
Messe Düsseldorf
Alternative Energy Africa Magazine
Berlin Partner GmbH
Berlin Adlershof - WISTA-MANAGEMENT GMBH
EPIA
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie e.V.
Solarthemen