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Energy Storage Training – Hands-on

Energy Storage Training teaches you the basics of energy storage, future potential of energy storage, and different applications of energy storage in modern world. It is forecasted that energy storage systems market is going to reach to 16 Billion by 2020. With increasing number of renewable energy installations, electric vehicle market, and advances in energy storage market in different applications, proper training is needed to improve your knowledge of energy storage and different advances or applications related to modern energy storage systems in today’s world.

This Energy Storage Training course covers variety of topics in Energy Storage training area such as: Basics of energy storage systems, application of energy storage in electrical engineering, application of energy storage in transportation, energy storage in photovoltaic (PV) systems, energy storage applications in mobile applications, micro-power application of energy storage, hydrogen and thermal storage, lead acid batteries, fuel cell principles, electrochemical storage, and super capacitors. By taking the Energy Storage training by ENO, you will learn about the concept of energy, how to store the energy, types of energy storing devices, history of energy storage systems, development of energy storage by 2050, and long term/short term storage.

Learn about the different applications of energy storage in electrical systems such as photovoltaic (PV), Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), controlling voltage and frequency by energy storage, connecting energy storage to a power electronic device, controlling charge and discharge of the battery with power electronic device and energy storage degradation case studies. The Energy Storage training course by ENO is interactive course with a lot of class discussions and exercises aiming to provide you a useful resource for energy storage applications. You will learn more about application of energy storage in transportation systems such as road vehicles, rail transportation, heavy vehicles, buses, locomotives, river transport and electric cars.

If you are a Non-engineer who wants to know more about energy storage systems and need to validate your skills, you will benefit the presentations, examples, case studies, discussions, and individual activities upon the completion of the Energy Storage training and will prepare yourself for your career. Learn about the fundamentals of energy storage for mobile applications, energy needs for mobile platforms, capacitive storage, electrochemical storage application for mobile devices, fuel cells in mobile systems, and radioactive sources of energy. With Energy Storage Training, you will also learn about hydrogen and thermal storage, solid storage, reservoirs, approaches to produce and store hydrogen, latent heat, hybrid storage, chemical storage and mobile storage of liquid hydrogen.

Duration: 3 days

Energy Storage Training

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» If you are familiar with some aspects of Energy Storage Training, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
» We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Energy Storage Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
» If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Energy Storage Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Energy Storage Training course is defined here:

• All professionals in the area of energy storage systems
• Non-engineers looking to understand new approaches of storing energy
• Individuals who are looking for technical training of energy storage systems
• Project managers, quality managers, business managers and directors looking for a comprehensive training in energy storage application and operation
• Energy storage producers who look for alternatives to improve their energy storage design and efficiency
• Executives and managers who are looking to invest in energy storage area
• Investors and contractors who plan to make investments in energy storage industry.
• Technicians, operators, and maintenance personnel who are or will be working on energy storage projects


Upon completing this Energy Storage Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Understand Fundamentals of batteries and concept of storing energy
• Understand the materials used in different types of energy storage and to recognize the operation
• Recognize the parameters that control energy storage performance
• Describe different application of energy storage in electrical engineering
• Explain different application of energy storage in ground, air, or marine transportation systems
• Understand the application of energy storage in photovoltaic
• Troubleshoot challenges related to energy storage systems
• Describe super capacitors, and their applications in the system
• Differentiate thermal and hydrogen storage
• Understand the fuel cells and different applications and types of fuel cells in the system

Energy Storage Training – Course Syllabus:

Introduction to Energy Storage Systems

Concept of Energy
Concept of Storing Energy
Engineering and Non-Engineering Definition of Energy Storage
Types of Energy Storage
Why Energy Storage?
History of Energy Storage
Rationale for Energy Storage
Purpose, Process and Roadmap of Energy Storage
Key Application of Energy Storage
Current Installed Capacity
Electricity Storage
Thermal Storage
Energy Storage Deployment to 2050
Energy Storage Development
Short Term Storage Applications
Long Term Storage Applications
Policy, Finance and International Collaborations
Future of Energy Storage
Alternate Electrolytes
Organic electrode Materials for Lithium Batteries
Organic Plastic Crystal Materials
Storage in Fuel Distribution System
Periodic Storage
Long-Term or Seasonal Storage
Short Term Transients
Engineering Application of Energy Storage

Energy Storage in Electrical Engineering

Energy storage for the Electrical Generation Units
High-power Energy Storage
Storage for Ancillary Services
The special case of intermittent generation
Frequency Regulation with Energy Storage
Active/Reactive Power Control with Energy Storage
Energy Storage Applied for transmission systems
Control of investments and congestion management
Frequency regulation and the balancing mechanism
Voltage regulation and power quality
System Security and Network Restoration
Energy Storage for Distribution Networks
Application of Energy Storage in Planning
Application of Energy Storage for Retailers
Sourcing Cost Reduction with Batteries
Application of Energy Storage for Customers
Peak Shaving of Renewables with Energy Storage
Energy Storage for Power Flow
Improvement of Product Quality with Energy Storage
Reactive Power Compensation
Energy storage for the Balancing

Energy Storage in Transportation

Electrical energy for Transportation
Application of Energy Storage in Ground Transportation
Air transportation Energy Storage
Energy Storage in Rail Transportation
Energy Storage in Maritime Transportation
Energy Storage in Electric Road Vehicle
Energy Storage in Heavy Vehicles and Buses
Energy Storage in Two-Wheeled Vehicles
Guided Vehicles (Locomotives, Underground, Tram, Trolleybus)
Energy Storage in River Transport – yachts
Hybrid Electrical Energy and Energy Storage Effect
Parallel Architecture
Series Architecture
Coupling by Road
Hybrid Railway Vehicle

Energy Storage in Photovoltaic Systems

Standalone Photovoltaic Systems
Principles of Operation
Energy Storage as an Indispensible Tool
Photovoltaic (PV) Market
Sizing Storage for Autonomous PV Systems
Control of PV Systems
Maximum Power Point Tracking
Effect of DC/DC Conversion
PV Hierarchical Control
Energy Storage Selection for PV Systems
Lead Acid Battery and Limited Life Time Problem
Battery Energy management
Lithium-ion Energy Storage Technology
PV Systems in Islanded Mode
Grid Connected Mode and Control
Control of Islanded Mode Energy Storage
Frequency Control
Evolution in Electric Network
Energy Storage for Multiple Applications
Connection of Energy Storage to Grid; A Challenge

Energy Storage in Mobile Applications and Micro-Power Sources

Introduction to Mobile Applications and Energy Storage
Weak powers
Large powers (a few Watts)
Energy Needs for Mobile Applications
Battery Life; A Challenge
Energy Storage Characteristics in Minimum Scale
Capacitive Storage
Electrochemical Storage
Batteries and Accumulators
Fuel Cells
Hydrocarbon Storage
Power MEMS
Pyro electricity
Radioactive Source
Energy Storage in Small Sized Solar Application
Thermal Energy Storage
Mechanical Energy Storage

Hydrogen and Thermal Storage

Introduction to Hydrogen Storage
Production of Hydrogen
Governmental Promotion of the Use of Hydrogen
Hydrogen Storage Alternatives
Approaches to Hydrogen Storage
Pertinent Energy Parameters
Density and Specific Density Definition
Pressurized Storage
Cryogenic storage
Mobile Storage of Liquid Hydrogen
Static Storage
Solid storage
Physical storage
Chemical storage
Hybrid storage
Economic Aspects of Hydrogen Storage
Sensible Heat
Latent Heat
Inorganic Phase Change Materials
Organic Phase Change Materials
Quasi-Latent Heat
Heat Pumps

Lead Acid Batteries

Basics of Pb-Acid System
Calculation of the MTSE
Variation of Cell Voltage with State of Charge
Potentials of the Individual Electrodes
Reactions in Electrodes
Construction of Electrodes
Alloys in Electrode Grids
Alternative Grid Materials
Additional Design Variations
Diffusion of Hydrogen

Fuel Cells Principles

Definition of Cell
Chemical Energy
Concept of Reaction
Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs)
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)
Alkaline Fuel Cell (AFC)
Air Supply System and Fuel Cell
Gas Humidification System and Fuel Cell
General Considerations
Possible Humidification Modes
Fuel Cell Systems with a Reservoir
The static converter at the stack terminals
Lifespan, Reliability and Diagnosis of Fuel Cells
Fuel Cell Faults and Origins
Experimental Methods for Characterization of Fuel Cells
Diagnostic Approaches for Fuel Cells

Electrochemical Storage

Chemical and Electrochemical Reactions
Major Reaction Mechanisms in Electromechanical Cells
Equivalent Circuit of Electrochemical Cells
Generalities of accumulators: principle of operation
Storage to Manage Electric and Transport Networks
Evolutions in Electrochemical Storage
Lithium-ion Technology for Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV)
Lithium-ion Technology for Solar Applications (PV)
Lead, Ni-Cd, Ni-MH… and Lithium
HEV and electric vehicle applications
PV applications
Mobile Electronics applications
Development of Electrode and Anode Materials
Developments in Electrolytes
Processing and Recycling of Lithium Batteries
Printed batteries

Super Capacitors

Introduction to Super Capacitors
Double Layer Electric Capacitor
Electric Model of Super Capacitors
Thermal Model of Super Capacitors
Sizing a Bank of Super Capacitors
Energy Criteria for Super Capacitors
Power Criteria in Super Capacitor Design
Power Interfaces for Capacitor
Voltage Balance with Super Capacitors
Static Converters
Applications of Super Capacitors
Super Capacitors Used as Principal Sources
Hybrid Systems with Super Capacitors

Hands On, Workshops and Group Activities

Group Activities

Sample Workshops and Labs for Energy Storage Training

Energy Storage Application in Photovoltaic Systems
Case Study on Lithium-Ion Batteries
Lead Acid Energy Storage Case Study
Control Strategy Application for Energy Storage
Frequency Control with Energy Storage
Power Control with Energy Storage
Charging and Discharging Case Studies
Battery Degradation Case Study
Energy Storage Capacity and Sizing Test
Energy Storage in Series and in Parallel Case Study

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