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

  • Date:

    2017 (on a date yet to be confirmed)

  • Duration:

    2 days

  • Location:

    To be confirmed

  • Language:


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
  • Business models 
    - Value of flexibility 
    - Levelised cost of storage (LCOS) 
    - Examples/case studies
  • Essential elements – Life cycle phases and planning 
    - Performance indicators/reliability 
    - Sizing 
    - FAT/ SAT 
    - Warranty/safety items 
    - Contracting, actors and responsibilities
  • 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.

For more information, please refer to the leaflet. This course will be scheduled again in 2017 on a date yet to be determined. If you are interested in this course, please contact us.

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.