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May 23 - 24, 2024

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Opening session

Session one: Polish policy on energy storage and the battery industry

10:30 – 11:00

Part One: Battery energy storage in 2023 - a study by PIME - Krzysztof Kochanowski, PIME

Part Two: Good practice and safety assurance in the design of battery energy storage facilities - Radosław Gutowski, SEP

Second session: Electricity storage in the power system

11:00 – 12:00

Panel discussion with electricity operators

Panel topic: The role of electricity storage in shaping the country's energy security

  • Technical and commercial importance of energy storage facilities in the National Power System
  • Potential of storing electricity in Poland for the needs of the National Power System
  • The role of energy storage in the DSO
  • Shape and size of the system services market in Poland
  • Which energy storage facilities will dominate the market – large-scale or prosumer

The following will take part:

  • Konrad Purchała, Director of the PSE System Management Department
  • Leszek Bitner, Director of the Stoen Network Asset Management Division
  • dr hab. engineer Paweł Wawrzyński, IDEAS NCBR
  • Tomasz Rodziewicz, Tauron Dystrybucja
  • Katarzyna Suchcicka, OX2


  • Krzysztof Kochanowski, PIME

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Session three: Battery production and recycling, financing of the battery sector


Financing the battery sector

  • Presentation: "Co-financing for energy storage systems" - Łukasz Bartkiewicz, Metropolis
  • Presentation: "Financing projects in the field of electricity storage in the pre-commercial procurement formula (PCP)" - Aneta Ruzik, NCBR
  • Presentation: Directions of financial support for energy storage - national and EU funds" Aleksandra Jabłońska-Steć, NFOŚiGW

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13:00 – 14:00

Panel discussion

  • Panel discussion with experts from the battery industry

Panel topic: The role of Europe and Poland in creating competences in the field of battery production and recycling

  • Supply chains: navigating EU rules on key materials
  • Multi-faceted influence of Europe on the import of cells and batteries from Asia
  • Emphasis on international cooperation in battery policy - European battery policy
  • The role of Poland in building competences on the cell and battery market
  • Financing battery projects (subsidy, commercial programs)
  • The impact of technology on the stabilization of local networks

The following will take part:

  • Cezary Wawrzos, GoodWe
  • Rafał Biszcz, High Yield Battery Fab
  • Anna Pawłowska, Clifford Chance
  • Maksymilian Jarząbek, Clifford Chance
  • Aneta Ruzik, NCBR


  • Paweł Piotrowicz, TUV SUD

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Session Four: Batteries: Sourcing, Scaling and Manufacturing


How to deal with high voltage in the network?

Cezary Wawrzos, GoodWe

14:30 – 15.00

Poland among the elite group of electrochemical cell producers - Opportunity or pipe dream?

Rafał Biszcz, High Yield Battery Fab

Session one: Battery technologies: progress in lithium-ion batteries and alternative solutions

10:30 – 11:00

BESS audit and certification

Paweł Piotrowicz, TUV SUD

11:00 – 11:30

Presentation: "Recycling of lithium-ion batteries - the key to obtaining critical raw materials". - Ireneusz Konarski, Elemental Strategic Metals

11:30 – 12:00

Carbon-acid battery - economical and effective energy storage

prof. Andrzej Czerwiński, University of Warsaw

Second session: Battery market in Poland and their practical use

12:00 – 13:00

Panel discussion

  • Panel discussion with experts from the battery industry

Panel topic: Is Poland a good market for the production and use of batteries

  • Why the production of battery cells in Poland does not reach the Polish market, what to do to change it
  • Market potential of batteries in Poland (production and use)
  • Application of batteries in industry (electromobility, energy, other industries)
  • Second life of batteries – pipe dream or real business
  • Do we have an alternative to lithium-ion cells in Poland
  • Market and regulatory barriers to BESS implementation


  • Ireneusz Konarski, Elemental Strategic Metals
  • Krzysztof Strukowicz, My-Soft
  • Kamil Talar, NRG Project
  • Rafał Niestepski, ProESCon
  • prof. Andrzej Czerwiński, University of Warsaw
  • Mariusz Potocki, SolarEdge


  • Radosław Gutowski, SEP

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Session three: Battery management systems (BMS, EMS), security systems and recycling

13:00 - 13:30

Energy Storage in ESG reporting - SolarEdge One

Mariusz Potocki - SolarEdge

13:30 - 14:00

The Battery Market in Poland: Trends and Prospects

Kamil Talar, NRG Project

14:00 - 14:30

Next-gen battery strategies 2027+: Potentials and challenges for future battery designs and diversification in product portfolios to serve a large bandwidth of market applications

Noah Rieple, P3 Group

14:30 - 15:00

Security procedures in battery installations - threats and security solutions

Artur Łasak, DEHN

15:00 - 15:30

Battery recycling technologies, optimization of recycling processes and recovery of metals from used batteries

Ireneusz Konarski, Elemental Strategic Metals


Ireneusz Konarski

Konrad Purchała

Leszek Bitner
Stoen Operator

Łukasz Bartkiewicz
METROPOLIS Doradztwo Gospodarcze Sp. z o.o.

Paweł Wawrzyński

Rafał Biszcz

Anna Pawłowska
Clifford Chance

Noah Rieple

Paweł Piotrowicz

William Johnson

Mariusz Potocki

Cezary Wawrzos

Maksymilian Jarząbek
Clifford Chance

Andrzej Czerwiński
Uniwersytet Warszawski

Aneta Ruzik

*The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the agenda.

Media Patrons

Contact the Conference organizer:

PIME – Association of Polish Chamber of Energy Storage and Electromobility

Support staff: Krzysztof Kochanowski, Vice President of the Board of Directors of PIME
Tel. +48606692917

Logistical support: Katarzyna Bassa, office manager of PIME
Tel. +48530303073

Marketing support: Karolina Malinowska, conference manager of PIME
tel. +48510125023