Pumped storage hydropower makes up the vast majority of all installed grid-scale energy storage capacity worldwide. This technology is ideally positioned to support the integration of intermittent renewables (wind and solar) into the electric grid, which is growing exponentially worldwide.
So where is pumped storage hydro headed in the future? How will it be affected by the growth in installation of battery storage facilities? How are developers going to overcome obstacles – such as high capital costs and long development schedules – to keep this technology active and relevant?
Representatives of companies that own, support or are developing pumped storage plants globally will provide their perspectives on this important topic – and its future.
Currently scheduled to speak:
Kipp Horton, President and CEO, WindRiver Power
Vladimir Koritarov, Water Power Program Manager, Argonne National Lab
Simon Bailey, Senior Consultant, Jacobs
Sponsored By HDR
HDR is an employee-owned engineering and consulting firm offering the full range of engineering, regulatory, and environmental consulting services for your pumped storage project. We understand pumped storage projects are complex systems that require the right mix of skills and experience to complete and maintain properly. HDR’s pumped storage services begin with site reconnaissance and conceptual design, due diligence, and economic and feasibility studies; include environmental and regulatory support, detailed engineering and design, economic modeling, procurement, and construction management services; and continue with ongoing operations support. HDR’s engineering professionals, many with over 30 years of experience in their disciplines, can assist you with the modernization, rehabilitation or expansion of your existing pumped storage project as well as the design or new pumped storage projects.
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