Germany California Energy Storage Symposium

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06/07/2016 | 09:00 AM
- 07:00 PM
The Presidio Officers' Club | 50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

The GACC West cordially invites you to the 1st Germany California Energy Storage Symposium.

The GACC West is hosting a group of selected German companies and experts in the field of energy storage from June 6-8. The group will meet with private businesses, research institutions, and government representatives to exchange ideas, discuss new developments and lay the groundwork for future cooperation.

The highlight of the delegation's visit will be the full day symposium on Tuesday, June 7.

With a focus on transatlantic approaches to the future of energy storage, the program includes expert speeches from the German Energy Storage Association and the Technical University of Dortmund, and U.S. energy storage experts, as well as presentations from 6 innovative German companies.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

9 am – 7 pm
All-day conference and networking reception



Dr. Fritz Rettberg
Head of Innovation Management
e3 Institute of Energy Systems, Energy Efficiency and Energy Economies,
TU Dortmund University


Urban Windelen
Executive Director
BVES - German Energy 
Storage Association


Craig Lewis
Founder and 
Executive Director
Clean Coalition

Janice Lin
Founder and Managing Partner
Strategen Consulting
Co-Founder and Executive Director
California Energy Storage Alliance 

David Hochschild
California Energy Commission

Dirk Morbitzer
Supply Chain Manager

Tim (TJ) Keating
Alliance Director
SunSpec Alliance

Nick Chaset
Chief of Staff for President Picker
California Public Utility Commission (CPUC)


ads-tech | Manufacturer and supplier of top-quality industrial IT systems with long-term availability, as well as high-performance battery systems and complete storage solutions.

Electrochaea | Superior biomethanation for power-to-gas energy storage. Electrochaea has a patented process for converting carbon dioxide and hydrogen into pipeline grade methane.

Invenox | We supply our customers with powerful and economical battery systems, which can be used in nearly all stationary and mobile applications through a modular design.

Sonnen | The sonnenBatterie is one of the world's most accepted lithium based energy storage systems.

Stornetic | We have been developing and manufacturing extremely high-speed components for safe and reliable power generation for 50 years, and are global technology leader in the harnessing of kinetic energy.

VARTA Microbattery | Internationally leading and globally active manufacturer of retail and OEM batteries and operating for more than 125 years.

More information about companies.

If you are interested in a meeting with one of the companies, please contact Mirko Wutzler.



  • Renewable energy specialists
  • Integrators and installers
  • Utilities and grid operators
  • Investors
  • Project developers
  • Industry and government representatives
  • Researchers and students









The event is free of charge, but RSVP is required!

Simone Friese
Communications & Membership
(415) 248-1249