All things batteries will be taught in context of valuation, design, procurement, and operations with instructor who is recognized as a leading world expert and practitioner with many years of experience with batteries. The advantage of this course is that you receive in one sitting a comprehensive and detailed set of insights of the latest on Grid Batteries
with perspectives on markets, regulatory, policy, suppliers, use cases, valuation, design, procurement, operations, and advances in software.
What You Will Learn
- What You Will Learn About Grid Batteries
- Grid Battery Market Revenue Calculations: ERCOT, PJM, ISO-NE, NYISO, CAISO, IESO, AESO, SPP, MISO
- PPA pricing of renewables plus grid batteries
- Policy case studies with Energy Storage CA, MA, NY and others
- Review of all major battery projects and use cases in current operation
- Regulatory metrics for cost and benefit analysis for storage
- Case studies of answering the questions of why?, when?, where?, and how much batteries?
- Review of innovative ownership models and how to price them
- Stylized facts of auctions for procurement of batteries
- Learn the good, the bad, and the ugly of battery vendors
- Insights into the good, the bad, and the ugly for inverters
- Battery technology review
- Basic and advanced techniques for valuation of batteries
- Representing batteries in the planning processes for transmission, distribution and integrated resource plans
- Design considerations for battery projects such as augmentation
- Operational issues with batteries
- Existing and evolving use cases for batteries
- Addressable stacked services
- Revenue Calculations (energy arbitrage, ancillary services, frequency response, others)
- Cost Calculations (capital Costs, EPC, FOM, VOM, losses, connection cost, others)
- Dispatch strategies in competitive markets for co-optimization of energy and ancillary services
- Insights to battery simulations and computations for cycling
- Detailed economic models of revenue and benefit valuations of batteries
- Detailed financial models for batteries including NPV, IRR, payback, gearing, and others.
- Methods for nodal battery valuation analysis in competitive markets
- Procurement concerns and strategy
- Battery testing standards as part of the commissioning of battery projects
- Advance battery controls and automation
- Battery End of Life Costs
- Advanced Software Case Studies
- Artificial Intelligence Applications for Dispatch of Grid Batteries
- Block Chain Performance Management of Grid Batteries
- Learning Techniques
- Online Presentation slides
- Analytics Software exercises with value, design, buy, and operate exercises
- Interactive group discussions
- Case Studies
Who Should Attend this Seminar
Among those who will benefit from this seminar include utility executives, operations personnel, finance, engineering teams, developers, financial analysts, lenders, attorneys, and traders.Prerequisites and Advance Preparation
Basic level. This fundamental course begins with basic material and then proceeds to the intermediate level.Program Level
Basic level. This fundamental course begins with basic material and then proceeds to the intermediate level.Delivery Method
Each Class is Limited to First 20 Registrants
Your InstructorRandell Johnson Ph.D., P.E.
Dr. Randell Johnson, P.E. has led a global career in the power and energy sectors in M&A for private equity, power and energy trading quantitative support, planning and strategy for large utilities, and was with a major international consultancy where Randell has background in electricity markets, regulatory, public policy, and power engineering. Randell has provided leadership and management for teams for: generation and transmission interconnection analysis, expansion and capacity planning, integration of renewables and public policy, and market simulation and investment valuations. He has expertise and experience in the parameterization and application of market simulation tools for advising of planning authorities, utilities, generators, equipment manufacturers, government departments, investment banks, traders, and industrial developers. Qualifications are in Quantitative Finance (MSc) (Cass Business School), Gas and Electric Utility Corporate Finance (UConn School of Business), and Electric Power Engineering (PhD, MEng) (Rensselaer Polytechnic Instit
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VenueHotel Indigo Houston at the Galleria
5160 Hidalgo St, 77056
Houston, TX, USATelephone
: (713) 621-8988
Because of the diversity of hotels found in the area, we will not be holding a block of sleeping rooms with one particular hotel.
The seminar will start promptly at 8:00 AM and will finish at 4:00 PM on the first day. On Day 2 the seminar will begin at 8:00 AM and end at 12:00 PM. The program includes continental breakfast, lunch on the first day and coffee breaks. On the second day it includes a continental breakfast and coffee breaks. Attendees also receive a professionally produced seminar manual that can serve as a valuable office reference. Dress is casual for all seminars.