The special edition of Energy Storage Journal, issued in January 2017, focuses on the ees exhibition and conference in Munich at the end of May, and as well on this years‘ ees events in India, Brazil and California. Read why Mercedes-Benz Energy launched their residential storage system at ees Europe in Munich last year and what other highlights you can expect this year, why GTM thinks that the Californian energy storage market will continue to post impressive numbers, and what are the drivers for energy storage in India and South America.
Eliano Russo, head of energy storage at E.On reckons that the industry is reaching a turning point, while Daniel Hannemann, managing director of Tesvolt, sees the need for greater customer awareness in the energy storage industry. Andreas Gutsch, chief innovation officer of solarwatt, discusses how his rapidly expanding company is positioned for the future, and Thomas Speidel, general manager of ads-tec, which makes high-performance battery systems for alternative energy sources, considers the growing market in e-vehicles.
Lars Möllenhoff, CEO of Gildemeister Energy Storage believes that a worldwide reappraisal of renewable energy is underway. Christoph Ostermann, CEO and founder of sonnen explains why the evolution of the energy storage market is far from over, and last but not least Professor Werner Tillmetz, a 30-year veteran of alternative battery technologies, a member of the ZSW managing board and head of the electrochemical energy technologies division, member of the faculty of natural sciences at the university of Ulm and the key figure in arranging this part of the ees Europe conference programme, sees the need to integrate the topic of advanced batteries in automotive applications as a major component of the ees Europe Conference (Munich, Germany, May 30-31).