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Training course Grid-connected energy storage

Increase your understanding of the technical, market and financial aspects, as well as risks, associated with grid-connected energy storage.


Irene Heunks Irene Heunks
Manager Energy Academy

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Grid-connected energy storage

Training Information

  • Duration:

    2 days

Course planning

Course content
30-31 October 2017
Arnhem, the Netherlands
Course content
course leaflet
EUR 1395 (early bird registration EUR 1295)
London, UK
Oslo, Norway

This two-day course on grid-connected energy storage is intended for professionals wishing to acquire a comprehensive overview of grid-connected energy storage 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. 

Course topics

  • 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 international examples and present our view on best practices for grid connected energy storage using our industry supported GRIDSTOR methodology.

Various locations 
This course is offered as open enrolment session at various locations (Arnhem (the Netherlands), London and Oslo). 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. 

The course will be provided in English.

Your benefits
After this course you will be able to:

  • Identify opportunities for grid-connected energy storage in your business. 
  • Understand the complexity of grid-connected 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, grid-connected energy storage. Policy makers, utilities, EPC contractors and other professionals who wish to benefit from DNV GL’s technical and commercial knowledge of energy storage are also welcome to register to this course. An elementary knowledge of electricity and/or physics is recommended.