THANK YOU FOR FOLLOWING US ON OUR JOURNEY

To our visitors, exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, association and media partners, the Government of South Australia, Adelaide Convention Bureau and the Adelaide Convention Centre, we thank you for your ongoing support. AES 2018 has now wrapped up and we are extremely pleased with the results and overwhelmingly positive feedback we have received so far. The ability to do successful business face-to-face has always, and will continue to be our prime focus. The relocation to Adelaide allowed exactly this; successful business, thought provoking conversations and compelling content, all in the most progressive Australian State that is embracing renewable energy and energy storage. Thank you for following us to Adelaide. 

For Adelaide, the 2018 event saw the largest space occupied, the biggest display of exhibitors and brands on offer, the largest contingent of international exhibitors – it was a record breaking Adelaide event. It was also the biggest event in terms of visitor attendance; once again, we thank you for your support.

Your support ensures that this event remains the most important and informative energy storage event in Australia. 

2019 dates will be announced soon, so watch this space. 

Best bits of Australian Energy Storage

Australian Energy Storage ​Conference and Exhibition Day 1 Highlights​

Australian Energy Storage ​Conference and Exhibition Day 2 Highlights

We spoke to Phil Crotty, Sales Manager, Victron Energy, about their recently launched MultiPlus-II series of battery inverter-chargers

Blockchain for energy storage is being embraced and implemented. We spoke to James Eggleston, Power Ledger about how blockchain will help decentralize the delivery of electricity to the grid and the impact it will have on storage.

In an industry dominated by lithium batteries, we spoke to Simon Hackett, Redflow, on why a customer should choose Redflow's zinc-bromine flow batteries.

Speaker Interviews

Businessman Sanjeev Gupta — who British media call the ‘man of steel’ because of his track record of reviving steel and aluminium assets — has cemented his place as a champion of renewables in Australia following recent investments in the energy sector. 

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JON NORMAN, PRESIDENT & COO, HYDROSTOR INC.

Jon Norman is President & COO of Hydrostor, who are leading the sector in Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES), with the world’s first adiabatic CAES facility operating in Toronto, and a new CAES demonstration project at the Terramin Australia Angas Zinc Mine in South Australia. 

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While Australia’s energy industry has become comfortable with microgrid technologies and many states are already experiencing benefits, it’s the establishment of viable business cases for different applications that is the main barrier to their uptake. We spoke with Greg Allen, Executive General Manager, Carnegie Clean Energy, and discussed using battery storage in microgrid projects, industry challenges and the integration of renewables.

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KEVIN MORIARTY, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, 1414 DEGREES

In the lead-up to his presentation at the AES 2018, we caught up with Dr Kevin Moriarty, Executive Chairman at 1414 Degrees, to discuss the current energy storage options in the market and why he believes silicon thermal energy storage is a game-changer.

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The problems currently facing the efficiency and stability of the gird are multilayered, and grid-scale energy storage technologies are helping to deliver solutions. 

Gianpaolo Giuliani, Global Sales Director, Energy Storage for GE Energy, explores some of the biggest innovations and technological developments in energy storage that are helping to achieve grid stabilisation.

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