Renewable Energy > Utility Commercial, Industrial & Community Scale Energy Storage (U/C&I/CES) Systems 2.0 – Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

About this Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) 

This VILT will allow participants to gain more practical and theoretical knowledge about Utility Commercial, Industrial & Community Energy Storage Systems (U/C&I/CESS) with a focus on Planning, Project Development and Value Stacking with current case studies of the various system types.


Participants in this course upon completion will be able to:

  • Define & explain how Utility Commercial, Industrial & Community Energy Storage Systems (U/C&I/CESS) are planned
  • Describe and identify Grid/Utility values of U/C&I/CES Systems
  • Describe and identify Commercial & Industrial values of U/C&I/CES Systems
  • Describe and identify Residential client values of U/C&I/CES Systems
  • Identify conflicts between value streams
  • Describe different case studies for:
    • In front of the meter U/C&I/CES Systems
    • Behind the meter U/C&I/CES Systems, and
    • Microgrid U/C&I/CES Systems
  • Describe financial benefits of U&CES systems
  • Correctly understand ESS Aggregation and the roll of 3rd party Aggregators
  • Explain project development and list a project’s participants
  • Relate the Solar + Storage costs in USA and differences between Utility and C& I/client costs
  • Explain financing options for U/C&I/CES Systems
  • Demonstrate differences in methods of financing U/C&I/CES Systems
  • Explain the assessment and viability of storage projects: System value vs. monetizable revenues of U/C&I/CES Systems
  • Government policy makers
  • Project developers and administrators
  • University Professors and administrators
  • Investors
  • EPCs
  • Project managers
  • Installers
  • Designers

The VILT will be delivered online in 3 half-day sessions comprising 4.5 hours per day, with 2 x 10 minutes break per day, including time for lectures, discussion, quizzes and short classroom exercises.

Additionally, some self-study will be requested. Participants are invited but not obliged to bring a short presentation (10 mins max) on a practical problem they encountered in their work. This will then be explained and discussed during the VILT. A short test or quiz will be held at the end the course.

To further optimise your learning experience from our courses, we also offer individualized “One to One” coaching support for 2 hours post training. We can help improve your competence in your chosen area of interest, based on your learning needs and available hours. This is a great opportunity to improve your capability and confidence in a particular area of expertise. It will be delivered over a secure video conference call by one of our senior trainers. They will work with you to create a tailor-made coaching program that will help you achieve your goals faster.
Request for further information about post training coaching support and fees applicable for this.