As EU elections are just around the corner, Flow Batteries Europe will host a webinar presenting its Manifesto – a roadmap of the collective vision, goals, and commitments of stakeholders in the flow battery industry for the coming five years. This virtual event offers a forum for discourse among key players in the sector, experts and beginners, as well as policymakers, providing valuable perspectives on flow battery developments as well as challenges the industry is facing in the course of the green transition. 
The webinar will take place on Tuesday, 21 May 2024,14:30 – 16:00 CEST 

Which topics will be discussed? 

  • EU climate & decarbonisation objectives, & the opportunities provided by the flow battery and energy storage industries.
  • Accelerating Europe’s Green Transition: 5 crucial steps to integrate flow batteries.  
  • Current challenges in the sector which need to be addressed to facilitate a green transition in Europe. 
  • Discover what’s happening at the International Flow Battery Forum (IFBF), the leading event for the flow battery community (25 – 27 June 2024, Glasgow, Scotland).

Preliminary Agenda and Speakers:

Opening: Anthony Price, FBE Secretary General

  • Introduction about flow batteries: Peter Fischer, CENELEST 
  • Support local manufacturing of flow batteries and the formation of the supply chain. Kees van de Kerk, FBE President, Volterion 
  • Facilitate flow battery deployment through regulatory certainty. Katarzyna Palaczanis, Vanitec  
  • Increase financial support for R&D and incentivise the development of LDES systems. Estibaliz Crespo, CIC energiGUNE  
  • Increase the bankability of the Long Duration Energy Storage (LDES) technologies, including flow batteries. Nathan Ball, Quino Energy
  • Incentivise the efficient connection of renewables and energy storage to the grid. Tomáš Košický, Slovak Battery Alliance
  • Discussion and Q&A 
  • What to expect at the International Flow Battery Forum & closing remarks. Anthony Price, FBE Secretary General  

Why attend? 

This webinar serves as a platform for dialogue between industry stakeholders and policymakers, and an opportunity to gain insights into the flow battery sector and its technologies, as well as to promising strategies and policies driving the industry forward. 

Who should attend? 

Politicians, beginners and experts in the flow battery sector, industry stakeholders