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Battery Storage Masterclass: Uppsala

Battery Storage Masterclass: Uppsala

Explore the trends, navigate the challenges, spot the competition, and exploit the opportunities.

Battery Storage Masterclass: Uppsala

Date: TBC
23/09/2019, 24/09/2019 and 10/10/2019
Uppsala & Stockholm
Duration: 2.5 days

Battery storage is set to completely disrupt the energy space and shape the future of the sector for the foreseeable future. Keeping pace with change and securing your competitive edge in the longer-term means building the understanding of the technologies and emerging solutions, the opening energy storage market, the opportunities to reduce cost and increase revenue, and the emerging business models that can help you position your organisation at the vanguard. 

Delivered by acclaimed experts from industry and academia who occupy leadership positions within the European Battery Alliance, the Battery Storage Masterclass in Uppsala and Stockholm equips you with the: 

  • Rock-solid understanding of the very latest technology in battery storage applications: grid, home, EVs, electric ferries, mining equipment and more
  • Capacity to navigate challenges, identify emerging players, broaden your business perspective and exploit new market openings
  • Knowledge, insight and tools to design and execute B2C or B2B business models
  • Confidence and vision to lead change at your organisation

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Battery Storage Masterclass

What will you learn?

Our Battery Storage Masterclass in Sweden is an intense and immersive learning experience that integrates theory, hands-on practice and real-world industry exposure. Over the course of your learning in Uppsala and Sweden, you will explore the big picture in battery storage, the market trends, the technologies and solutions and the industry applications that are changing the playing field. 

Specifically you will look at:

  • The battery storage market through the lens of the European Battery Alliance 
  • The technologies driving next-generation lithium-ion batteries, 
  • Electrification of underground mining
  • Battery manufacturing – life cycle management
  • Battery sizing - optimisation of cycle and costs by application 
  • Electric vehicles business models and charging infrastructure
  • Battery storage and electrical systems
  • Battery storage for large scale solar power plants and business models


How will you learn?

Our Battery Storage Masterclass in Sweden integrates highly practical, hands-on workshops, lectures, experiential learning sessions and real-world, industry site visits. You will have the opportunity to see innovation in action at the Advanced Battery Centre in Uppsala and the Epiroc facilities in Örebro.

Your learning opportunities include:

  • Expert lectures and sessions led by speakers from industry and academia.
  • Study visit to Advanced Battery Centre, Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala Universitet Battery Centre
  • Site visit to Epiroc facilities, Örebro
  • Direct interaction with leading experts from the European Battery Alliance
  • Network with faculty and fellow participants over a traditional Swedish dinner, in a relaxed and inspiring environment.

Who will teach you?

Faculty is made up of experts from academia and industry working at the cutting edge of energy storage. Our course director is Bo Normark.

Bo is the InnoEnergy Thematic Leader for Smart Grids and Energy Storage. With more than 35 years of industrial experience in ABB in development, design, project management and global management of the Power Systems business, Bo is one of the foremost authorities within the European Battery Alliance.  

Industry experts from market leaders like Epiroc and Northvolt, together with renowned academics from KTH Stockholm, Uppsala University, lead your learning experience. The full list of experts are included below.


Is it right for you?

The course is designed for decision-makers, business developers, change leaders and trail-blazers working within energy technology, renewable energy, engineering and consultancy. 

Participants come from many different countries and represent a broad diversity of sectors, from engineering to energy and management consultancy, mobility, finance and utilities. 

Typical participants are:

  • Energy consultants, strategists and analysts
  • Business development managers 
  • Technical consultants

Who are the experts?

Bo Normark

Thematic Leader for Smart Grids and Energy Storage at InnoEnergy and has more than 35 years of industrial experience in ABB in development, design, project management and global management of the Power Systems business. 

Erik Svedlund

Global Marketing Manager – Electrification at Epiroc. He held several positions over the years, at Atlas Copco. Erik is an innovative and visionary leader committed to electrifying the mining world. 

Anton Ekeström

Anton Ekeström is a Business Development Director at Northvolt. With years of experience, his expertise includes battery storage, smart grids, renewable energy, and business development.

Reza Younesi

Associate professor at Ångström Advanced Battery Centre, Uppsala University, is working on different types of lithium and sodium batteries. Also co-founder of ALTRIS AB leading research to develop sodium-ion battery prototypes.


Matthew Lacey

Researcher at the Department of Chemistry – Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, where he works on the electrochemistry of lithium-ion and lithium-sulfur batteries.



Fredrik Martinsson

Marketing leader in driving electrification, responsible for Products and Services at the Epiroc Electrification initiative; Rocvolt. High focus on offering customers a seamless technology step into a sustainable power supply.


Fredrik Björefors

Dr. Björefors, Associate Professor in Electrochemistry, involved in research and teaching related to energy storage and conversion at Uppsala University. Research focus on electrochemical analysis of anode/cathode materials for li-ion batteries.


Daniel Brandell

Dr. Brandell is a Professor in Materials Chemistry, Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University. Core of his research activities today are experimental, and with a clear focus on Li-ion batteries and other ‘future’ battery chemistries.


Olle Johansson

Olle Johansson, currently CEO of Kvällsudden AB, has been working with the transformation of energy and transport for the last ten years and is an expert on electric transport, charging infrastructure, batteries and renewable energy.

Joachim Skoogberg

Experienced E-mobility pioneer since 2007. He is responsible for developing Tesla’s Supercharging infrastructure in Sweden, while running his own company Vox Futura, developing and investing in sustainable technologies and solutions.

Julian Jansen

Julian Jansen is a Senior Analyst at IHS Markit Technology, leading the global research on energy storage and provides insight on the value drivers and emerging business models driving storage deployment across Europe and N. America.

Lina Bertling Tjernberg

Dr. Lina Bertling Tjernberg is Professor in Power Grid Technology at KTH. Her research aims to develop new technologies for the electric power system. Areas of special expertise: applied reliability theory and maintenance management.

Want to get the bigger picture?

This Battery Storage Masterclass is part of a series of online and face-to-face courses offered by InnoEnergy. To get the bigger picture in this area of expertise, you may wish to consider Battery Storage: a thorough understanding.

Who are the collaborators?

IHS Markit
Vox Futura