The European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) has named Klaus Peter Röttgen, head of E.ON Innovation Center Energy Storage, as new president of the organisation.
Röttgen had been vice president of EASE since 2011. He took over the presidential role from Bernard Delpech, director of shared services of EDF R&D. At E.ON, Röttgen focuses on pumped storage plants, electric storage, power-to-gas and thermal energy storage.
The association also newly elected three vice presidents: Michael Lippert, marketing and business development manager of the Energy Storage Business Unit of Saft, Franck Lacroix, deputy vice president of EDF R&D and Jillis Raadschelders, principal consultant Energy Storage of DNV GL.
EASE, founded in 2011, supports the deployment of energy storage as an indispensable instrument in order to improve the flexibility of and to deliver services to the energy system.