Course 5: Energy Storage Stationary Applications
Examine the main customer benefits of home energy storage systems and how these systems integrate with grid services.
About This Course
In the fifth course in the Battery Technician Program, learners will examine the main customer benefits of home energy storage systems and observe examples of grid integration services.
Lessons in this course:
- Flexibility Needs and the Role of Battery Storage
- A Closer Look into Battery Storage Technologies
- Grid-Scale Application Battery Storage
- Behind-the-Meter Battery Storage Application
- Benefits of Storage Facilities at Home
- Benefits and Challenges of Local Grids
- Local Energy Storage to Manage the Increasing Need for EV Charging
- Home Storage Part One
- Application: Home Storage Systems
- Home Storage Part Two: Demo
- Identify the needs and deployment options of the electricity storage market.
- Identify the main storage technologies by their technical characteristics and differentiate between classifications.
- Describe the basic functioning of Li-ion, flow battery and lead-acid technologies in relation to energy storage.
- Examine a number of services that batteries can perform at the grid.
- Describe the application of batteries at a large grid-scale, the technical requirements at scale, and the main barriers and drivers behind the development of batteries for grid-scale application.
- Describe the role of battery storage behind-the-meter and the added value for end-users, as well as the technical requirements, barriers and drivers of these applications.
- Examine key differences between AC and DC coupled systems.
- Identify the financial benefits and energy efficiency rates with local energy storage.
- Examine the benefits and challenges of creating local grids.
- Recognize the risks of increased EV charging activity on the grid and summarize methods to manage this use at grid-scale.
- Define and summarize the main battery technology uses and storage systems available for residential homes and the benefits they provide.
- Recognize and describe the main components of home storage installations.
- Recognize AC and DC coupled system topologies, and the converter requirements and energy losses related to home battery storage systems.
- Examine how to install a li-ion battery home storage system and the effects of connecting different components.
This online learning experience provides you with interactive content lessons, this includes instructor-led video lectures, a downloadable learning guide, discussion prompts, non-graded practice questions and a graded final assessment to test your understanding of the material covered in this course.