Lunch and networking

22 Aug 2023

Lunch and networking

Lunch and networking
Session Five: The business model for long-duration energy storage

  • What is the potential for long-duration energy storage? What are the emerging applications that are likely to see the biggest uptake?
  • Taking a step-by-step approach on how to select the most appropriate technology for long-duration storage – will current technologies be sufficient or will alternatives need to be considered?
  • Analysing projects that are currently at pilot stage and their cost effectiveness
  • Group Exercise : how to evaluate the business case for hydrogen as a long-term energy storage solution in terms of reliability and resilience

Learning outcome: to understand the business case for long-duration energy storage
Session Six: Energy storage in the African residential/rural market

  • What is the potential for battery energy storage in the residential/rural market in South Africa and the rest of Africa?
  • Where is demand coming from?
  • What are the obstacles that could inhibit growth in the residential/rural market?
  • Lack of local skills and equipment
  • Cost of installing an ESS
  • Challenges of installing and maintaining ESSs in rural areas
  • Group Exercise : Create a business plan for an ESS in a rural African community

Learning outcome: To quantify the size of the opportunity in the African residential/rural market

If you want to know more about this and other topics directly from end users of energy storage technologies join us at one of these annual events: The Energy Storage World Forum (Grid Scale Applications), or The Residential Energy Storage Forum, or one of our Training Courses.

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