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7th Residential Energy Storage Courses

22 June 2020 - Australia
2 Pre-Forum Masterclasses
Monday 22 June 2020
 
08.30 Registration & Coffee
09.00 Morning Session
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Afternoon Session
18.00 End of Masterclass
Masterclass A
Masterclass B

SESSION 1 Evaluating The Commercial & Industrial Energy Storage Market In Australia

  • How is the C&I market different from residential, utility or off-grid?
  • What are the C&I customers that are best suited to storage?
  • Understanding key physical constraints such as degradation, C-rating and depth of discharge
  • Understanding the key values from potential savings
Warwick Forster
Warwick Forster
Managing Director
APOGEE, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 2 Understanding Value Stacking For C&I Customers

  • Valuing the opportunity of peak demand reduction and reduced network charges
  • Examining arbitrage for both retail and wholesale markets
  • Exploring opportunities in Frequency Control Ancillary Services (FCAS) and Distributed Energy Resources (DER)
  • Analysing the benefits of combining storage with solar PV, and considering “value conflicts” rather than “value stacking”
Warwick Forster
Warwick Forster
Managing Director
APOGEE, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 3 Creating Basic Financial Models For Commercial & Industrial Energy Storage Projects

  • Understanding the importance of having accurate load data and the ability to forecast load
  • Assessing cost savings from the use of solar for self-generation
  • Reviewing financial measures and understanding network pricing
  • Establishing simple battery dispatch models and investigating their limitations
Warwick Forster
Warwick Forster
Managing Director
APOGEE, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 4 Devising a Clear and Dependable Revenue Stream For Assets To Encourage Debt And Equity Investors

  • How to best provide project revenue certainty with potentially variable savings
  • Considering the need for solar to be part of the investment decision
  • Examining opportunities for network support to improve revenue certainty
Warwick Forster
Warwick Forster
Managing Director
APOGEE, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 1 Analysing Successful Global Regulatory Policies For Mass Installation Of Residential Storage

  • Discovering the key government initiatives to promote mass solar + storage installation
  • What are the missing permits that might hinder the installation process
  • Examining the standards imposed to ensure a safe installation process
Johan Van Zyl
Johan Van Zyl
Solar & Storage Trainer
CANBERRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CIT), (AUSTRALIA)
 
Anne Pellegrino
Anne Pellegrino
Director
PELLEGREEN, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 2 Eliminating The Most Common Interconnection Problems By Simplifying The Technicality Of The Installation Process

  • Ensuring all critical components in the battery system have been approved for interconnection by the industry
  • Integrating a complete system of battery, inverter, communications software, meters and other energy assets
  • What can be done to simplify the wiring of assets
Johan Van Zyl
Johan Van Zyl
Solar & Storage Trainer
CANBERRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CIT), (AUSTRALIA)
 
Anne Pellegrino
Anne Pellegrino
Director
PELLEGREEN, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 3 Uncovering The Three Key Methods That Will Optimise The Installation Process And Cut Down Installation Costs

  • Reducing the package price of battery storage box, inverter, cable and other parts
  • Budgeting for additional support and maintenance costs when upgrades or modifications are required
  • What are the ways to cut down on labour costs and hardware costs?
Johan Van Zyl
Johan Van Zyl
Solar & Storage Trainer
CANBERRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CIT), (AUSTRALIA)
 
Anne Pellegrino
Anne Pellegrino
Director
PELLEGREEN, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 4 Highlighting Safety & Standard Procedures To Ensure A Safe And Quick Installation Process

  • Highlighting safety hazards during the installation process
  • Developing clear standards on battery warranty including the replacement of battery and required labour should the battery fail
  • Determining the best practices to follow in order to create a universal installation method in the industry?
Johan Van Zyl
Johan Van Zyl
Solar & Storage Trainer
CANBERRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CIT), (AUSTRALIA)
 
Anne Pellegrino
Anne Pellegrino
Director
PELLEGREEN, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 5 Evaluating Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS)

  • Discovering the most efficient method to connect batteries to a customisable cloud-based software
  • Which Home Energy Management System (HEMS) connects easily with current industry batteries? Why?
  • Examining the new upgrades and features that might hinder the installation process
Johan Van Zyl
Johan Van Zyl
Solar & Storage Trainer
CANBERRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CIT), (AUSTRALIA)
 
Anne Pellegrino
Anne Pellegrino
Director
PELLEGREEN, (AUSTRALIA)
 

SESSION 6 Scaling Up Battery Installation For The Commercial & Industrial Sector

  • Addressing the challenge of space constraint when installing storage systems
  • How to scale up production of residential batteries without increasing the production costs?
  • Optimising the installation process to ensure batteries are able to connect to data analytics software or energy management systems in the future
Johan Van Zyl
Johan Van Zyl
Solar & Storage Trainer
CANBERRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CIT), (AUSTRALIA)
 
Anne Pellegrino
Anne Pellegrino
Director
PELLEGREEN, (AUSTRALIA)