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Energy Storage Systems: Powering the Future with Renewables

COURSE | Started On : Thursday, 29 February 2024 11:59 | 6

Free for IESA Members.

Welcome to the Energy Storage Systems: Powering the Future with Renewables to the course.

Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive exploration of energy storage systems (ESS) and their pivotal role in facilitating the integration of renewable energy sources into the power grid. As the world transitions towards a more sustainable energy future, understanding the principles, technologies, and applications of energy storage is paramount. This course delves into the various types of energy storage technologies, their design considerations, and operational characteristics, in conjunction with renewable energy generation systems.


This course will help you understand:

  • Energy in India: Emerging Scenario
  • Roles of energy storage in renewable energy integration
  • energy storage and renewable energy integration
  • Projects on energy storage
  • Opportunities available for innovation and research 
  • Introduction to battery chemistry
  • Types of electro-chemical storage
  • Types of mechanical storage
  • Thermal storage
  • Introduction to UL 9540 and UL 9540A
  • Introduction to IS 17092 and IS 17387
  • User Perspective on ESS Standard Implementation: Benefits and Challenges
  • UL 9540A - Installation level test series objective
  • The test setup and results
  • Key findings
  • Thermal Runaway in lithium-ion cells and batteries
  • Lithium-ion batteries hazards
  • Properties of materials studied to date
  • Impact of changing energy mix on power system
  • Entry-level disruption in electrical network
  • Energy storage business models
  • Energy storage applications and value streams
  • Market opportunities
  • How the Clean Energy Decade has been executed
  • To identify the barriers and opportunities from policy and regulatory perspectives on nascent BESS markets.
  • To identify the risks and strengths from a market perspective on BESS markets in developing countries.
  • To recognize the influence of policy and regulatory considerations on the BESS business models.
  • To describe assessments on BESS techno-economic system value and BESS financial project values.
  • To summarize remuneration options and financial structures to ensure sufficient BESS project value.
  • To analyze non-economic barriers to deploying BESS projects.
  • Introduce the concept of mini-grids and their role in rural electrification.
  • Identify the benefits of mini-grids in remote and urban areas.
  • Recognize the global need for mini-grids and their current status.
  • Analyze the role of LCOS in technology selection for mini-grids.
  • Compare emerging battery technologies for mini-grid applications.
  • Evaluate the factors affecting the choice of storage technology for mini-grids.
  • Assess the future of battery storage for mini-grid applications.
  • Analyze case studies of mini-grid projects using various battery technologies.
  • The global growth of smart grids
  • Renewables growth in India
  • Challenges faced by modern power system
  • About GEMS software and its working 

Course Duration: ~7 hours 30 min


  • Prof Dr. T Harinarayana
  • Parth Pandit
  • Laurie Florence
  • Shyam Kumar
  • Alex Schraiber
  • Dr. Judy Jeevarajan
  • Andy Bray
  • Vish Ganti
  • Ramakrishna G K

Good For:

  •  Battery Consultants, Engineers, Technicians, Designers and Quality Management Professionals from
  •  Electric vehicles
  •  Stationary Energy Storage System
  •  Battery Management Systems 
  •  Battery Manufacturers
  •  OEMs
  •  ESS Start-ups
  •  Teaching professionals and engineering students
Introduction to Energy Storage Systems and Renewable Energy Integration
Comparison of Different Energy Storage Technologies
An overview of UL 9540 and UL 9540A
Indian standards on EESS and BMS
ESS Containerized Installation: Fire and Suppression Studies
Policy & Regulatory Considerations to Deploy BESS in Developing Countries
Energy Storage for Solar Mini Grids
IESA Webinar on Energy Management Solutions for Renewable, Energy Storage and Distributed Generations