Energy Storage North America (ESNA) 2019

Energy Storage Solutions from North Rhine-Westphalia

Pavilion of North Rhine-Westphalia | Germany

San Diego | USA

5-7 November 2019


Visit us in the San Diego Convention Center in hall B.1 at stand no. 633!

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Companies from the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia

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Breite Str. 3
40213 Düsseldorf, Germany

Dr. Friedrich von Burchard

Partner Tel.: +49 211 4934 213

ef.Ruhr GmbH

Global warming and new technologies obliges the energy sector to a fast and radical conversion. In this context, ef.Ruhr offers consulting services with a strong relation to storage systems, power grids and cutting-edge methods and technologies. Our customers, energy companies, TSOs, DSOs and policy-makers trust in our year-long experience with deep technical and economic analysis and our proximity to public and private research.

ef.Ruhr GmbH

Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Str. 20
44227 Dortmund, Germany

Dr.-Ing. Marco Greve

Head of Research Tel.: +49 231 9742 5521


Since 1990 the EnergyAgency.NRW has been working on behalf of the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia as an operative platform with broad expertise in the field of energy. In consultancy and executive functions, we are in close contact with the ministry responsible for energy and research. We ensure an increased flow of information between regional authorities, economy and research in order to strengthen the innovation process, and to identify market potential in the area of renewable energy and energy efficiency.


Roßstr. 92
40476 Düsseldorf, Germany

Magdalena Sprengel

Project Manager Tel.: +49 211 86642243

Dr. Frank-Michael Baumann

Managing Director Tel.: +49 211 8664211

Frank Schäfer

Head of Network Grids and Storage Tel.: +49 211 86642147


ESK GmbH, as a 100 % subsidiary of innogy SE, is an international operating company that specializes in energy storage and energy system services. Thanks to our highly qualified team consisting of engineers and geoscientists, we have more than 20 years of experience in the oil and gas sector and a comprehensive know-how in the fields of porous rock and cavern storage technology. Research and Development is a key element of our company. Together with cooperation partners, we are strongly committed to the further development of hydrogen, compressed air and nitrogen storage technologies.


Flamingoweg 1
44139 Dortmund, Germany

Dirk Sattur

Managing Director Tel.: +49 2301 91889 301

Gas- und Wärme-Institut Essen e.V.

Gas und Waerme-Institut Essen e.V. (GWI) is a research institute for power engineering.

For over 80 years the GWI designed future energy issues with focuses on natural gas and renewable gas sources such as biogas and hydrogen.

With the key areas of research and development, test laboratory as well as consulting and training, the GWI is a driver of innovation and is working on the sustainability of the energy sector.

The research topics deal with security of supply and gas application technologies for domestic, commercial and industrial purposes. For GWI, the energy transition in Germany centers primarily energy efficiency considerations and energy storage technologies.

Gas- und Wärme-Institut Essen e.V.

Hafenstr. 101
45356 Essen, Germany

Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Naendorf

Head of Business Development Tel.: +49 201 3618143

Westnetz GmbH

Westnetz is the largest distribution system operator in Germany and supplies approximately 7.5 million people with electricity and gas. We constantly invest in the expansion and modification of grids to prepare for the future of intelligent and technical infrastructure. Westnetz has 5,100 employees, who boast a high level of technical expertise and ensure that there is a reliable supply - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Westnetz GmbH

Florianstr. 15-21
44139 Dortmund, Germany

Dr. Theresa Noll

Tel.: +49 231 438 3029

Alexander Okrasa

Tel.: +49 152 54572921