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Electrical Energy Storage Options

Monday, June 15th, 2015

June 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Paul N. Acchione, Past President and Chair of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, will be presenting “Electrical Energy Storage Options”.
Speaker: Paul N. Acchione
Past President and Chair of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE)
Management Consultant at Market Intelligence & Date Analysis Corporation

Day & Time: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
A light supper will be served 6:00-6:15

Location: Room BA 4287
Bahen Centre for Information Technology (BA)
40 St. George Street
Toronto M5S 2E4
University of Toronto – St. George Campus
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Organizer: Toronto – IEEE Industry Applications and Power Electronics Joint Chapter

Contact: Marjan, Email: alavi@ieee.org

All IEEE members and non-members are welcome to participate with no admission charge at https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_registration/register/34679

Abstract: The seminar will discusses the types and benefits of electrical storage and the costs involved. Also included is engineering information from the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE’s) electrical power system studies, including:

• Ontario’s electrical demand profile
• Cost impact of dispatching generation (load following)
• Benefits, challenges and costs of various types of storage
• Alternatives if we don’t use storage
• How much storage is needed to effectively integrate variable renewables

Biography: Paul has a B.A.Sc. and M.Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. Paul is a licensed professional engineer in Ontario and is a member of ASME, ANS, IEEE and ISA and a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Paul has over 44 years of engineering and management experience in the power generation industry. He worked for 31 years with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its predecessor companies. Paul was the 2013-14 President and Chair of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and is a volunteer with OSPE’s Energy Task Force. Paul is a Management Consultant at Market Intelligence & Data Analysis Corporation.