Energy Storage Market & Technology Outlook

Thursday, March 09, 2023
12:30 pm - 02:00 pm
Sheikh Saeed Hall 2, Dubai World Trade Centre
Conference Area, S2.C50

Energy storage has emerged over the past decade as an important element of future energy systems. But what are currently the major drivers and key trends in the increasingly mature energy storage market? Which technologies are showing the most promising prospects for the future? Get your up-date on latest market and technology developments.

12:30 pm - 12:35 pmWelcome and Introduction

Daniel Fuchs

Vice President MBA

EUPD Research & Joint Forces for Solar

12:35 pm - 12:50 pmThe Importance of Long-Duration Energy Storage in the MENA Region

Eren Engür

Regional Director - MENA


12:50 pm - 01:05 pmRenewables and Storage leading Oil&Gas into a Net-Zero World

Marta Mieres Bárcena

BESS Regional Sales Leader EMEA


01:05 pm - 01:20 pmIndia's First 1MW Scale Hybrid Energy Storage Project by Vision Mechatronic

Dr. Rashi Gupta

Managing Director

Vision Mechatronics Pvt Limited

01:20 pm - 01:35 pmEnergy Storage Technologies & Applications in a Prosumer World

Kannan Tinnium

Senior Vice President R&D

Luminous Power Technologies PVT. LTD

01:35 pm - 01:50 pmDisruptive Battery Technology

Waseem Ashraf Qureshi

CEO, Founder and CTO

Enercap Holdings Pte.Ltd.

01:50 pm - 02:00 pmQ&A Round



Kannan Tinnium, Luminous Power Technologies PVT. LTD

Senior Vice President R&D


Dr. Kannan Tinnium has 25+ years of experience in the field of Power and Energy Systems in his profession. He is currently Senior Vice President - R&D with 'Luminous Power Technologies - Schneider Electric' since June 2020. In this role, he is responsible for shaping the technology and product development of Power Solutions Business at Luminous. He spent ~17 years with GE Global Research Center holding various leadership positions in India and US in the areas of Power Electronics, Power Systems, Energy Storage and Smart Grid He spent 4 years with Entergy Services Inc., one of the largest electric power utilities in the US, where he was responsible for evaluating new technologies to the transmission system, performing technical studies and recommending solutions. He spent a couple of years with 'Enzen Global Solutions', and 'Power Research Development Consultants' where he researched on new technologies for Utility applications and provided consulting services to various utilities, developers and technology providers in Power Systems Engineering. He served as the chair of the IEEE - Power and Energy Society, Bangalore Chapter, 2014-15 and as the Co-Chair for the 'World Utility Summit' 2020. He was the recipient of the IEEE PES Bangalore Outstanding Engineer Award in 2020 He obtained his B.Tech from Osmania University, Hyderabad in 1991 and M.S & PhD in Electrical Engineering from Tulane University, USA in 1993 and 1996.


Eren Engür, Azelio

Regional Director - MENA


17+ years of Solar & Energy Storage and 5+ years of E-Mobility experienced Executive. He is a seasoned RE professional with +15 years of Executive expertise in the "Solar+Storage+E-Mobility" sectors, with a keen understanding of RE market design/fundamentals and business models, and strong in-market commercial and transactional experience who lived in 3 continents. As an engineer he has a deep understanding in manufacturing, design, testing & Certification process of all Solar & storage & e- mobility equipment and systems. He has been successfully developing approaches for market access and entry, and originating partnerships in Europe, U.S.A, Middle-East, Africa & Asia regions.


Marta Mieres Bárcena, Honeywell

BESS Regional Sales Leader EMEA


Marta Mieres-Bárcena has a background of +15 years of experience working for multinationals in the energy sector, leading transactions in the field of large scale renewable assets and power unit converters. Marta earned a Master´s degree and Master of Science in Industrial Engineering. She also holds a Master´s degree in International Commerce, and Master´s degree in Strategic Marketing Management by Esade Business&Law School. Marta is collegiate member in Official College of Industrial Engineers (Oviedo,Spain), and member of International Solar Energy Society(Freiburg,Germany). She also cooperates with universities, being co-director in Masters on Renewables projects execution. Marta is also mentor in the Royal Academy of Engineering(Madrid,Spain) and certified international mentor of Global Women´s Network for the Energy Transition (Vienna,Austria).She actively participates at international forums, addressing topics with a primary focus on renewables and energy efficiency.


Daniel Fuchs, EUPD Research & Joint Forces for Solar

Vice President MBA


Daniel is a highly respected global marketing and event management leader with over 13 years experience in brand development, international marketing strategy and public relations campaigns. The proven track record of more than 400 successfully accomplished B2B marketing, communication and event management projects across the USA, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America reflects his strong intercultural competence and ability to translate customer demands into profit making concepts and avantgarde solutions. Extremely well connected in the global solar and energy storage industries, Daniel has acted as facilitator for hundreds of companies across all segments that wanted to expand their business in specific regions. Daniel holds a BA (Hons.) in International Business Management and MBA from the University of Wales, Cardiff.


Waseem Ashraf Qureshi, Enercap Holdings Pte.Ltd.

CEO, Founder and CTO


- Inventor of all technologies and manufacturing methods - Founder, CEO and CTO of Enercap Holdings Pte. Ltd. - Graduate in Electronics from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan - Lives in Dubai and New York


Dr. Rashi Gupta, Vision Mechatronics Pvt Limited

Managing Director


Dr. Rashi Gupta, fondly known as 'Batterywali of India', is the pioneer of manufacturing of Advanced Lithium Batteries in India alongwith the 'Worlds Smartest Lithium Battery'. She is the Founder & Managing Director of Vision Mechatronics Private Ltd, leading it towards a name to reckon for in the field of Robotics, Renewable Energy & Energy Storage. A Women Entreprenuer who has been fearless & ferocious in creating a brand for herself & the company in these male dominated fields. If one takes a closer look at the alchemy of this achiever, two distinct virtues pop up, besides perseverance & hard work. These are: pioneering spirit & willingness. Coupled with an impressive background, it was not therefore surprising that she became a prominent name in the Renewable Energy Sector of India and is featured as Asia's Most Influential Women in Renewable Energy, 2020. She has been working on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment issues globally. She holds degrees of BE, MBA, LLM, & PhD to her title. She is a committee member of Bureau of Indian Standards for Batteries, Energy StorStorage and E-Mobility. She is also Member of International ElectroTechnical Commission. She is also a committee member of National Energy Storage Committee- FICCI, CleanTech Business Club- Chair of Task Force- Energy Storage & Smart Energy, Chairperson-Womens India CBC, CBC Vice Chair India.

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