Training courses on Energy Storage

Two-day training courses on energy storage (systems) that will help increase your understanding of the technical, market and financial aspects, as well as associated risks.

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Grid-connected energy storage

Training Information

  • Duration:

    2 days

  • Course language :

    English (Arnhem, Singapore, Dubai, London) and German (Hamburg)

Course planning

Course title
Leaflet & Registration
Course title
Training course Energy Storage Essentials
October 1 & 2, 2019
London, UK
GBP 1340 (early bird registration GBP 1210)
Leaflet & Registration
 course leaflet and registration form
Course title
Training course Grid connected Energy Storage Essentials
October 28 & 29, 2019
Arnhem, the Netherlands
EUR 1445 (early bird registration EUR 1345)
Leaflet & Registration
 course leaflet and registration form
Course title
Training course Grid-connected Energy Strorage
date to be determined
Dubai, UAE
USD 1395 (early bird registration USD 1295)
Leaflet & Registration
 course leaflet 

These two-day training courses on energy storage essentials are intended for professionals wishing to acquire a comprehensive overview of grid-connected energy storage and energy storage systems, and to have the latest technology, market conditions and issues clearly explained. Energy markets in relation to energy storage, the role of storage in providing flexibility to solve intermittency issues in the grid, business models, performance indicators, warranties, safety, risks and risk mitigation are covered.

Various locations  
This course is offered as open enrollment session at various locations; Arnhem (the Netherlands), London (UK), Dubai (UAE) and Singapore. General content of the courses will be the same, but country specific information can be included, so please check the different course leaflets for more detailed information on the exact course content. To register, please refer to the different registration forms.

Arnhem course-specific information
In the Arnhem course DNV GL will provide you with European and some local examples. The course will cover in the energy storage landscape and overview of grid-connected energy storage technologies. The second day will focus on lithium-ion technology in the technical, safety, market and business cases sessions.

Singapore course-specific information
In the Singapore course DNV GL will provide you with international and some local examples. 

London course-specific information
The London course will cover the same general topics as the Arnhem course, however, DNV GL will provide you with UK specific examples.

Dubai course-specific information   
In the Dubai course DNV GL will provide you with general topics such as the energy storage landscape, designing energy storage systems and the role of energy storage. On the second course day the afternoon session will focus on enabling energy storage in the GCC countries, delving deeper into the role of the governments, regulatory drivers and risks. International examples and lessons learned will be shared as well.

Course topics (please refer to the specific course leaflets for exact course contents)

  • Roles of storage in the electricity grid 
    - Electricity markets 
    - Types of energy storage systems (e.g. Li-ion, Vanadium redox flow batteries, etc.) 
    - Components of energy storage
  • Essential elements – Life cycle phases and planning
    - Performance indicators/reliability  
    - Sizing  
    - FAT/ SAT  
    - Warranty/safety items  
    - Contracting, actors and responsibilities
  • Business models  
    - Value of flexibility  
    - Levelised cost of storage (LCOS) 
    - Technology/market combinations 
    - Examples/case studies
  • Risk in energy storage 
    - Risks & risk mitigation 
    - Safety, health and environmental aspects 
    - Design FMECA/Operational FMECA 
    - Standards
The topics covered during the course will be supported by case studies and examples. DNV GL will provide you with examples and present our view on best practices for energy storage using our industry supported GRIDSTOR methodology.

Your benefits
After this course you will be able to:
  • Identify opportunities for energy storage (systems) in your business. 
  • Understand the complexity of energy storage projects, and be able to make decisions and interact with stakeholders during their entire life cycle. 
For whom? 
This course is intended for project developers, insurers and lenders interested in, or working with, energy storage. Policy makers, utilities, EPC contractors and other professionals will also benefit from DNV GL’s world-renowned technical and commercial knowledge of energy storage.
An elementary knowledge of electricity and/or physics is recommended.
I was pleased with this course which provides a comprehensive introduction to grid-connected energy storage and was impressed with the expertise of the presenters who had a detailed command of the topic."
Patrick O'Neill,
  • Senior Risk Officer
  • EBRD
The presenters demonstrated their expertise and offered a unique interactive perspective on the complexities of grid-connected energy storage systems and their developing business landscape."
David Roop,
  • Senior Engineer
  • Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEPPI)
An extensive, up to date, hands-on course with lots of interaction."
Evert Kuiken,
  • Manager Beheer and projectmanager Herman's Smart Grids
  • Lens Energie

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