Mastering Energy Storage & Charging Electric Vehicles (EVs)

Energy Storage & Charging Electric Vehicles (EVs)






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A comprehensive understanding of the technology solutions, business considerations and competitive environments of the booming electricity storage market, and the issues facing power systems when electric vehicles (EVs) become mass-market

Module I: Mastering Energy Storage

Do you understand the technology solutions, business considerations and market environments driving the booming energy storage market? This training course provides a timely, comprehensive and business-focused summary of the energy storage landscape. It covers the variety of competing storage technologies and describes the variety of problems they can address, at a wide range of deployment sizes and timescales. It also considers alternatives to storage and barriers to its market growth, making it essential for those seeking to evaluate risks as well as opportunities. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of why and where storage markets are growing, what could limit this growth and what the future trends will be. If you are thinking of investing in or developing an energy storage business, this course provides your essential grounding in the core issues.

Module II: Charging Electric Vehicles (EVs)

Are you ready for the challenges & opportunities of electric vehicle (EV) charging? This is an EV course for those in the electricity infrastructure and supply business. It introduces you to key power system issues arising from the transition from fossil-fuelled to electric vehicles. What challenges arise from the need to charge grid-connected vehicles and what new business opportunities and all-new power system applications and services are created?

You’ll leave with a thorough grounding in the critical business issues (opportunities and risks) resulting from this disruptive market transition. You’ll be presented with a mix of current market data, case studies, contrasting opinions and scenarios. To help you better understand the variables and uncertainties that exist in reality, we’ll illustrate and discuss quantitative calculations; with all calculators and models available to take away and use after the course. The training course is designed for investors, developers and policymakers assess new market opportunities and risks during the integration of growing fleets of electric vehicles into transitioning electricity systems.

Benefits of Attending

Module I: Mastering Energy Storage

  • Speak the language of electricity storage: terminology and concepts explained
  • Language designed for non-engineers; particularly senior, commercial executives & investors
  • Core knowledge building, plus examples from around the world
  • Discussion of market analysis variables
  • Quantification of key issues using simple numerical calculations and Excel-based tools
  • Understand the key variables determining the economics of electricity storage
  • Review current and emerging market opportunities for electricity storage
  • Navigate complex, multi-service contractual relationships
  • Be better able to converse with storage project partners, suppliers or investors
  • Know what to look for when evaluating electricity storage market opportunities
  • Be better able to identify key investment and project development risks
  • Understand the key variables determining the economics of electricity storage projects
  • Learn and discuss how financial returns and risks will arise in the electricity storage market
  • Learn how to analyse and critique electricity storage business models

Module II: Charging Electric Vehicles (EVs)

  • Clear, independent and business-focused introduction
  • Language designed for non-engineers; particularly senior, commercial executives & investors
  • Core knowledge building, plus examples from around the world
  • Discussion of market analysis variables & value chain scenarios
  • Quantification of key issues using simple numerical calculations and Excel-based tools
  • Review examples and projects in charging infrastructure and charging control from around the world
  • Be better able to converse with EV and grid project partners, suppliers or investors
  • Identify key power system business opportunities which arise from the growth of EVs
We’ll answer these key questions:
  • What are the system and local capacity barriers to EVs at scale?
  • Which charging solutions (and hence market opportunities) are essential?
  • How will “smart” charging be achieved and what might limit it?
  • What are the key lessons from pilots and early deployments of managed charging, vehicle-to-grid and more?
  • What are the different scenarios and impacts of fast charging networks?
  • How might AVs and other emerging technologies alter infrastructure needs?
  • Which market players are leading the way in developing EV charging infrastructure and business models?
  • and many more!

Course Agenda

DAY 1: Energy Storage Drivers & Technologies

  • The Energy Storage Landscape and Market Drivers
  • Battery Solutions Explained
  • Non-Battery Solutions Explained and Assessed
  • INTERACTIVE SESSION: Creating A Market Segmentation Map for Competing Energy Storage Technologies

DAY 2: Energy Storage in Practice

  • Energy Storage for Grid Services Including Frequency Response
  • Energy Storage for Time-Shifting, Including Peak Power and Capacity
  • Energy Storage Behind-the-Meter with C&I Customers
  • Consumer, Community and Off-Grid Energy Storage
  • INTERACTIVE SESSION: What’s Next for Energy Storage?

DAY 3: Projects, Money & the Value Chain

  • Energy Storage Project Development
  • Energy Storage Economics and Financing
  • Assessing the Energy Storage Value Chain
  • INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: Creating A Checklist for Exploring the Role of Storage Applications in Different Geographic Markets

DAY 4: EVs & the Power System

  • EV Market Drivers and Charging Trends
  • The Impact of EVs on Transitioning Power Systems
  • INTERACTIVE SESSION: Analysing the Impacts of EVs on the Energy Mix
  • Charging Networks and the Distribution System
  • Smart Charging and Managed Power Demand

DAY 5: The Evolving Value Chain for EV Charging

  • Players, Strategies and New Business Opportunities
  • Assessing the Case for Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G)
  • Evaluating the Impact of Changing Vehicle Usage and Technology Trends
  • INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION: A Competitive Landscape Analysis in the EV Charging Sector

Training Methodology

Module I: Mastering Energy Storage

The course begins by providing a solid grounding in the current drivers for energy storage growth, including the impact of renewable energy on electricity system flexibility, along with key terminology and concepts. The landscape of energy storage solutions is then examined, with a particular focus on their competitive pros and cons, commercial status and likely evolution.

Key segments of the energy storage market are examined, using regularly updated real market examples to illustrate each of them and to focus the discussion on economic drivers, trends, business cases, market sustainability and growth potential. Finally we examine the key considerations and requirements in energy storage project development, including locations, planning, contracts and financing (from the investor’s perspective); plus an assessment of the evolving energy storage value chain and key players.

NOTE: Market examples are highlighted and discussed throughout this course to illustrate the various learning points and show that the content is based on market reality, not just theory. The agenda will combine presented materials with plenty of opportunity for Q&A, interactive discussions, and the use of quantitative models to illustrate key learning points. Current market examples, trends, news and data are utilised wherever helpful to illustrate the learning. It is important to note that this market intelligence is continuously updated and refreshed for every course.

Module II: Charging Electric Vehicles (EVs)

The course begins by providing a solid grounding in current market data and trends, from both the EV market and power system perspective; highlighting where and how the two sectors do and will interact. Quantitative tools are used to calculate how key input variables lead to differing output scenarios, including changes to energy use, power demand and carbon emissions.

Specific impacts on the power system are described, including the challenges in supporting ubiquitous charging networks and fast charging, smart charging and the opportunities in using EVs to help deliver essential grid services. The vital role of key policy and behavioural factors are discussed: how do they, along with future developments such as vehicle autonomy, change the challenges of EV integration? We also discuss how non-battery technologies, such as hydrogen fuel-cell EVs (FCEVs), could play a role and compete with the assumption of mainstream battery vehicles.

Throughout the agenda, the competitive value chain landscape of EV charging will be analysed and discussed.

NOTE: Market examples are highlighted and discussed throughout this course to illustrate the various learning points and show that the content is based on market reality, not just theory.

Pre-Course Questionnaire

We would like to customise the workshop based on your specific needs. Pre-Course Questionnaire will be sent prior to the workshop for analyse in advance and to be addressed during the course.

Course Certificate

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion bearing the signatures from both the Course Director and the Course Organiser. This Certificate will testify your endeavour and serve towards your professional advancement.

What People Are Saying

❛❛ You provide an excellent course on energy storage systems and grid-connected electric vehicles. I will without a doubt recommend it to anyone interested in the interplay between energy storage systems, electricity networks and energy markets, policies, procurement and regulations. Trainer's knowledge and group interaction makes the course not only highly informative, but also engaging and fun as we learn how to successfully transition to more environmentally sustainable energy systems. ❜❜
Department of Energy
❛❛ Infocus provide well organised and professional training with well experienced trainer. Participants with many different background make the discussion lively. ❜❜
❛❛ The course has given me a broader perspective and understanding of energy storage which equips me better in managing projects for development. ❜❜
SN Aboitiz Power
❛❛ Very well-organised class with excellent trainer. Impressive! ❜❜
Bangkok Cogeneration Co.
❛❛ Excellent trainer and in-depth coverage and discussions on the topic. ❜❜
❛❛ Just in time for interesting topics and excellent instructor & coordinator. ❜❜
Glow Engie
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Who Will Attend

This course is ideal if:

  • You are from the investment community. Electricity storage presents a fast-growing market opportunity which you are keen to investigate, but you want to gain an independent perspective on the competing options, the economic environment in which storage projects operate, and the operational and revenue risks which are important to them.
  • You are working within the power sector in a commercial or business development role. You need a clearly explained, multi-faceted understanding of how, where and why electricity storage is disrupting existing markets and business models, so that you can understand new market opportunities and competitive risks facing your own business.

Including but not limited to:

  • Policymakers and Policy Advisors
  • Investors, including Commercial and Development banks, Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Power Generators (Utilities and IPPs)
  • Renewable Energy Project Developers
  • Transmission/Distribution System Operators
  • Vendors & EPC contractors
  • Large Energy Users and vehicle fleet operator
  • Commercial Services Suppliers (Law, Insurance etc.)
  • Oil companies and fuel distributors
  • Automotive manufacturers

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