Hierarchy of Battery System Design

Level 2 Battery System (Hierarchy of Battery System Design 2.0)

Battery Management Systems (and the Insurance Industry) Interested in understanding battery system project risk and how to assess it? Please join me in Las Vegas on December 7th for a 4-hour, PDH-eligible course at 2015 Renewable Energy World. I recently revised the Hierarchy of Battery System Design. This short series explores each level through one […]

Hierarchy of Battery System Design

Level 1 Battery System (Hierarchy of Battery System Design 2.0)

Sometimes a battery is just a bunch of batteries Interested in understanding battery system project risk and how to assess it? Please join me in Las Vegas on December 7th for a 4-hour, PDH-eligible course at 2015 Renewable Energy World. I recently revised the Hierarchy of Battery System Design. This short series explores each level […]

Hierarchy of Battery System Designs version 2.0

Leveling Up, Hierarchy of Battery System Designs 2.0

Classifying battery system designs Interested in understanding battery system project risk and how to assess it? Please join me in Las Vegas on December 7th for a 4-hour, PDH-eligible course at 2015 Renewable Energy World. In early 2014 I published a work-in-progress called the Hierarchy of Battery System Design. It was an attempt to codify […]

Pricing grid energy storage: power vs energy

Should energy storage costs be $/kWh or $/kW?

Pricing conventions for energy storage systems Recently, battery systems have been in the news and on the minds of many. Many in the media have whipped out calculators, but I decided to build one so anyone can compare pricing. The challenge, however, is finding credible information amongst all the hype. Much of the hype centers […]

Title: What is a battery system?

What is a battery system?

Battery system basics Establishing a common terminology and a few key concepts about battery systems will be useful to the ongoing discussions of performance, security, risk, and design. To facilitate that, I explain two diagrams showing the elements of a battery system and a simple battery system architecture. Send to Kindle