Apply knowledge of current and future developments in energy storage and how they can affect the power and transportation sectors
Describe the supply chain in large-scale lithium-ion battery production and assess whether the resources are enough to sustain the energy transition
Develop new knowledge on the Li-ion battery industry
Identify financial benefits of battery energy storage solutions in underground mining
Reflect on the relation between underground mining and its environmental impact
Describe the current worldwide electric vehicle market, including the price and range development, major players in EV battery market and current evolution (growth) in EV manufacturing
Identify different types of EV charging and evaluate growth trends of European charging infrastructure
Describe new business models based on EV battery as energy storage solution (vehicle-to-home and vehicle-to-grid scenarios)
The global rising demand for a stable energy supply requires flexible energy storage. On this course you will learn about the most promising energy storage technologies, such as batteries, and how they can affect the future of the transportation and power sectors.
You will examine the benefits of using battery energy storage for industrial products – underground mining – and in mobility. You will also discover the lithium-ion battery production supply chain and manufacturing process. In line with current advancements in battery technologies, this course mostly focuses on lithium-ion batteries.
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 lithium-ion battery production
Supply chain and battery manufacturing process of lithium-ion batteries
Application of battery storage in underground mining
The business case of electrification for underground mining
Environmental considerations of battery-powered machines for underground mining
Current electric vehicle market
New electric vehicle business models
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.