Lunch and networking

23 Aug 2023

Lunch and networking

Lunch and networking

Session Five: Panel discussion: The Commercial & Industrial (C&I) energy storage market in Africa
  • Evaluating C&I growth potential in Africa – who are the main end users?
  • What energy storage technologies are being used for C&I applications?
  • Identifying applications that ESSs are currently addressing in the C&I space:
    • Reactive power compensation
    • Peak shaving
    • Load shifting
  • Examining real-life use cases and lessons learnt

Learning outcome: To find out what the opportunities are for energy storage developers in the C&I market

Session Six: Addressing the skills shortage in the energy storage industry
  • What skills and expertise are needed in the energy storage space?
  • How acute is the gap between the demand for and supply of energy storage professionals?
  • What is needed to increase the supply of suitably qualified and experienced personnel?
  • What role should technical colleges and universities play?
  • Group Exercise : develop a strategy to identify, recruit and retain talent for your company  

Learning outcome: How to find people with the right skills

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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