Webinar & Events - Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership

Expanding Grid Capacity with Energy Storage in Decorah, Iowa

July 30, 2020

A new 2.5 MW battery storage project in Decorah, Iowa will boost the capacity of the local electric grid to allow for the addition of more rooftop solar in the community

Replacing Diesel in an Alaskan Community: Cordova’s New Battery Energy Storage System

May 7, 2020

Join us for a webinar with the Cordova Electric Cooperative to learn about its recently installed energy storage system.

State of the U.S. Energy Storage Industry: 2019 Year in Review

February 6, 2020

Our annual lookback at the year in energy storage covered advances in the U.S. market, including deployment trends, policy and regulatory updates; the state of the art in energy storage technologies; and the market outlook for the coming years. Dan Finn-Foley from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables shared his insights.

SMUD’s Carbon-Reduction Strategies: Smart Homes, Strategic Electrification, and Energy Storage

December 5, 2019

This webinar is a follow-on to CESA’s ESTAP webinars on energy storage projects and implementation at municipal utilities.

Energy Storage 101, Part 3: Applications and Economics

November 19, 2019

This ESTAP webinar is the third in a multi-part energy storage webinar series will cover energy storage applications and economics. Numerous opportunities for revenue and cost savings have been identified for energy storage on both sides of the meter, including frequency regulation, demand charge management, arbitrage, ancillary services, T&D deferral and others. This webinar will look at when and where these opportunities exist, which services can be effectively “stacked,” how revenue-generating opportunities are sometimes limited due to market rules or utility tariffs, and what future opportunities might arise with changes in market rules and regulations.

QuEST: Optimizing Energy Storage Tool

November 6, 2019

This ESTAP webinar will provide an introduction to QuEST, an open-source software application suite for energy storage valuation. QuEST was developed by Sandia National Laboratories as a free, public tool to assist in energy storage valuation for various use cases.

FERC 841 Compliance Update

October 1, 2019

In this webinar, guest speakers from the Energy Storage Association and Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables discussed FERC 841 compliance progress among the nation’s ISOs and RTOs.

New York’s Energy Storage Roadmap and Other Initiatives

August 21, 2019

In this webinar, guest speakers from NYSERDA discussed New York’s Energy Storage Roadmap to 1,500MW by 2025 and other energy storage policies and programs, including a new bridge incentive, soft cost reductions, and procurement targets.

Energy Storage 101, Part 2: Best Practices in State Policy

July 23, 2019

CESA Project Director Todd Olinsky-Paul reviewed the major policies adopted by leading states, discussed their strengths and weaknesses, and identified issues that should be addressed as states seek ways to support energy storage deployment and the development of markets for the services storage can provide.

Massachusetts’ Municipal Utility Energy Storage Projects: Examples from Sterling, Templeton, and Wakefield

June 25, 2019

CESA hosted a webinar with the Sterling Municipal Light Department, the Templeton Municipal Light & Water Department, and the Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department who discussed their energy storage systems, their financial benefits, and lessons learned from designing and dispatching their battery systems.