Key Information

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 9:00am-7:00pm 

Location: Bella Rosa at Garré Vineyards (Livermore, CA)

Event Description

The Bay Area Battery Summit brings together technologists and entrepreneurs who are driving innovation in energy storage. The California Clean Energy Fund’s CalCharge program and Lawrence Livermore National Lab have teamed up to bring together an event that will add in depth conversations about many of the important themes across the storage space, including:

  • The Role of California as a Leader in Energy Storage Innovation and Integration
  • Advances in Materials and Manufacturing 
  • The Role of Storage in Mobility and the Internet of Things


9:00 am to 10:00 am Registration and Breakfast
10:00 am to 10:30 am Welcoming Remarks




10:30 am to 11:00 am

Danny Kennedy

President, CalCharge (Summit Emcee)


Doug Rotman

Director, Energy & Climate Security, LLNL

Keynote Address: A utility’s view

Arlen Orchard


11:00 am to 12:00 pm Panel #1: Infrastructure and Finance




12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Moderator: Polly Shaw, Stem

Panelists:  John MacWilliams, LLNL / Columbia University / Boston Consulting Group

                  Martin Wyspianski, PG&E

                  Mateo Jaramillio, Tesla (Former)


1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Keynote Address: An entrepreneur’s view
  Vic Shao

Co-Founder & CEO, Green Charge

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Panel #2: Science & Technology




3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Moderator: Doug Rotman, LLNL

Panelists:   Drew Reid, Saratoga Energy

                   Ping Liu, UCSD

                   Tony Van Buuren, LLNL




3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Panel #3: Electrifying Mobility
  Moderator: Ian Rogoff, Sierra Nevada Partners, HelioGroup

                  Rajit Gadh, MOEV

                  Ruth Cox, Prospect Silicon Valley

                  Vish Palekar, Mahindra GenZe

4:30 pm to 4:50 pm Fireside Chat: Battery Standards  




4:50 pm to 5:00 pm

Danny Kennedy

President, CalCharge

Tal Sholklapper

CEO & Co-Founder, Voltaiq

Closing Remarks

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Technology Showcase & Wine Reception  


To register, please click here