Large-scale Energy Storage, Beyond Lithium

Wednesday, September 04, 2024

04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Centro Citibanamex
Sala D - Piso de Exposición

Lithium is essential in the development of the global battery market. However, it is of utmost importance to consider alternatives for large-scale energy storage, as well as complementary devices. Thermal storage technologies for industry will also be presented in this session.

04:00 pm - 04:15 pmAlternatives to Lithium Batteries

Dra. Karina Cuentas


Red Mexicana de Almacenamiento

04:15 pm - 04:30 pmClean amonia for long duration energy storage

Alejandro Segura

Sales Manager

Mitsubishi Power de Mexico

04:30 pm - 04:45 pmStorage of Thermal Energy in Sand for the Decarbonization of the Industrial Sector

Simone Savastano

Sales Director

Magaldi Power SpA

04:45 pm - 05:00 pmDiscussion & Q&A

Dra. Karina Cuentas, Red Mexicana de Almacenamiento



Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from ITESM and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Recipient of the National IIM-UNAM Award in 2005. She works at CNYN-UNAM. Her work has made a significant impact in Mexico in the field of materials for supercapacitors.

Alejandro Segura, Mitsubishi Power de Mexico

Sales Manager


Has more than 18 years of experience in the energy sector, in areas such Buildings Efficiency, Power Generation and Cogeneration. He has participated in the development of projects for Power to X applications and currently, decarbonization projects.

Simone Savastano, Magaldi Power SpA

Sales Director


Director of Sales and Business Development at Grupo Magaldi. He is responsible for implementing strategies to introduce new STEM CSP and MGTES technologies to the global market, as well as developing action and growth plans. he stands out for her ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with clients and partners, understanding global market trends and interacting with major institutions. With a career spanning since 2005, he has accumulated deep knowledge of international contracting procedures in the electricity sector. Previously, he worked at Alenia Aeronáutica (Finmeccanica Group) as Head of the Commercial, Program and Office Department. Simone graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cagliari (Italy) and subsequently obtained a Master's degree from the University of Glasgow (United Kingdom), which has provided him with a solid foundation to lead global projects in the field of energy.

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