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Understanding Energy Storage

Understanding Energy Storage

Energy storage:The battery revolution - FL trailer

Explore the world of energy storage and understand the role of batteries.

 

Upcoming cohorts

Understanding energy storage | December

03/12/2018 to 23/12/2018
Online | 3 weeks | 3 hrs per week

About this course

With more energy coming from renewable sources and a rising demand for stable energy supply, the world needs flexible energy storage. Batteries might be the answer.

On this course you will learn about the applications of energy storage in different sectors including transport and power. You will examine the benefits of using battery energy storage for industrial products, like in underground mining. You will also discover the battery production supply chain.

Through the course you will meet professionals from the energy industry and gain valuable insights into this exciting field.

 

Is this the course for you?

This course is for professionals and postgraduate academics with energy, business, financial, economic and engineering backgrounds, but anyone interested in developing their knowledge of energy storage and enhancing their professional development (from policy makers to management consultants) might find it useful.

How does the course boost your career?

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of where developments in energy storage are heading and their potential effect on our future, within the power and transportation sectors.
  • Develop new knowledge on the Li-ion battery industry.
  • Reflect on the relation between underground mining and its environmental impact.
  • Describe the supply chain in large-scale battery production and assess if the resources are enough to sustain the energy transition.
  • Identify financial benefits of battery energy storage solutions in underground mining

Teaching methods and materials

In this four-week course, you will cover the following topics:

  • The importance of energy storage
  • Needs for energy storage and storage alternatives

  • Energy storage in the power and transportation sectors

  • Energy storage and our energy future

  • Large scale battery production

  • Supply chain and battery manufacturing process

  • Energy storage application: industrial products

  • The business case of electrification for underground mining

  • Environmental considerations of batteries for underground mining