Grid Batteries: Valuation, Design, Procurement, and Operations Seminar

New York, NY, United States

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

  1. What You Will Learn About Grid Batteries
  2. Grid Battery Market Revenue Calculations: ERCOT, PJM, ISO-NE, NYISO, CAISO, IESO, AESO, SPP, MISO
  3. PPA pricing of renewables plus grid batteries
  4. Policy case studies with Energy Storage CA, MA, NY and others
  5. Review of all major battery projects and use cases in current operation
  6. Regulatory metrics for cost and benefit analysis for storage
  7. Case studies of answering the questions of why?, when?, where?, and how much batteries?
  8. Review of innovative ownership models and how to price them
  9. Stylized facts of auctions for procurement of batteries
  10. Learn the good, the bad, and the ugly of battery vendors
  11. Insights into the good, the bad, and the ugly for inverters
  12. Battery technology review
  13. Basic and advanced techniques for valuation of batteries
  14. Representing batteries in the planning processes for transmission, distribution and integrated resource plans
  15. Design considerations for battery projects such as augmentation
  16. Operational issues with batteries
  17. Existing and evolving use cases for batteries
  18. Addressable stacked services
  19. Revenue Calculations (energy arbitrage, ancillary services, frequency response, others)
  20. Cost Calculations (capital Costs, EPC, FOM, VOM, losses, connection cost, others)
  21. Dispatch strategies in competitive markets for co-optimization of energy and ancillary services
  22. Insights to battery simulations and computations for cycling
  23. Detailed economic models of revenue and benefit valuations of batteries
  24. Detailed financial models for batteries including NPV, IRR, payback, gearing, and others.
  25. Methods for nodal battery valuation analysis in competitive markets
  26. Procurement concerns and strategy
  27. Battery testing standards as part of the commissioning of battery projects
  28. Advance battery controls and automation
  29. Battery End of Life Costs
  30. Advanced Software Case Studies
  31. Artificial Intelligence Applications for Dispatch of Grid Batteries
  32. Block Chain Performance Management of Grid Batteries
  33. Learning Techniques
  34. Online Presentation slides
  35. Handouts
  36. Analytics Software exercises with value, design, buy, and operate exercises
  37. Interactive group discussions
  38. 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 Instructor

Randell 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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NYC Torch Club (NYU Campus)
18 Waverly Pl, 10003
New York, NY, USA
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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.

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Event details
Organizer : PGS
Event type : Training Course
Reference : ASDE-22142