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Battery Energy Storage Testing and Maintenance for Solar PV Systems

Battery Energy Storage Testing and Maintenance for Solar PV Systems

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This two-day course provides a comprehensive overview of stationary lithium-ion battery banks and stackable energy storage battery systems used in solar energy storage systems. The course is designed for engineers, technicians, and installers who are involved in the installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance of these systems.

The course covers the fundamental concepts of battery energy storage systems, including battery types and characteristics, electrochemistry basics, and battery management systems. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of various battery energy storage technologies, including lithium-ion batteries, lead-acid batteries, sodium sulfur batteries, and flow batteries.

The course also covers the installation, commissioning, and maintenance of battery energy storage systems, including battery bank configurations, charging and discharging considerations, battery enclosures, safety requirements, and system integration and monitoring. Participants will learn about the importance of regular maintenance procedures, such as inspection, cleaning, tightening of connections, and replacement of damaged or worn components. They will also learn about various battery testing procedures, including capacity testing, internal resistance testing, load testing, float testing, and temperature testing.

The course includes a focus on the mitigation of explosion and fire hazards associated with battery energy storage systems, including the installation of thermal runaway barriers, use of fire suppression systems, and implementation of battery management system alarms and shutdown procedures.

At the end of the course, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of lithium-ion battery banks and stackable energy storage battery systems used in solar energy storage systems. They will be familiar with the installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance procedures of these systems, as well as the NFPA and other leading standards that govern the control of battery storage systems. Additionally, they will have the skills and knowledge needed to safely mitigate the risks associated with explosion and fire hazards, and to conduct comprehensive testing and maintenance of battery energy storage systems.

 

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of stationary lithium-ion battery banks and stackable energy storage battery systems used in photovoltaic, solar, and other renewable energy storage sites. They will be familiar with the installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance procedures of these systems, as well as the NFPA and other leading standards that govern the control of battery storage systems. Additionally, they will have the skills and knowledge needed to safely mitigate the risks associated with explosion and fire hazards, and to conduct comprehensive testing and maintenance of battery energy storage systems.

 

WHO should attend

Engineers, technicians, and installers in solar energy storage systems

Renewable energy industry professionals, including project managers, safety personnel, and quality assurance personnel

Basic understanding of electrical theory and renewable energy systems

Participants from various industries, including solar PV installation and maintenance, battery energy storage manufacturing, consulting, and government agencies involved in renewable energy policy and regulation.


- Solar PV system installers
- Solar PV system maintenance technicians
- Renewable energy engineers
- Battery energy storage system designers
- Energy storage system installers and technicians
- Electrical engineers
- Electrical technologists
- Electrical designers
- Battery maintenance technicians
- Battery testing engineers
- Quality assurance personnel in the renewable energy industry
- Safety professionals in the renewable energy industry
- Government officials involved in renewable energy policy and regulation.

Battery Energy Storage Technologies for Solar PV Systems - Program Outline

 

Day 1:

Session 1: Introduction to Solar Energy Storage Systems

Battery Types and Characteristics
- Electrochemistry Basics
- Battery Cell Construction
- Battery Management Systems

Overview of Solar PV Systems
- Types of Solar Energy Storage Systems
- Market Trends in Solar Energy Storage
- Safety Considerations and Standards for Solar Energy Storage Systems


Session 2: Battery Energy Storage Technologies for Solar PV Systems

Lithium-Ion Batteries
- Construction and Operation
- Advantages and Disadvantages
- Maintenance and Safety Considerations

Other Battery Energy Storage Technologies for Solar PV Systems
- Lead Acid Batteries
- Sodium Sulfur Batteries
- Flow Batteries
- Comparison of Different Battery Types


Session 3: Stationary Battery Banks and Energy Storage Systems for Solar PV Systems

Battery Bank Configurations
Charging and Discharging Considerations
Battery Enclosures and Safety Requirements
System Integration and Monitoring for Solar PV Systems
Installation and Commissioning of Battery Energy Storage Systems for Solar PV Systems


Session 4: Battery Testing and Maintenance Procedures for Solar Energy Storage Systems

Battery Maintenance Procedures for Solar PV Systems
- Inspection of cells, connections, and terminals
- Cleaning of cells, connections, and terminals
- Tightening of loose connections
- Inspection of electrolyte levels and topping up
- Cleaning of battery racks and enclosures
- Replacement of damaged or worn components
- Record-keeping of maintenance procedures and battery performance

Battery Testing Procedures for Solar PV Systems
- Capacity testing
- Internal resistance testing
- Load testing
- Float testing
- Temperature testing
- Periodic testing of battery management systems

Mitigation of Explosion and Fire Hazards in Solar PV Systems
- Thermal Runaway Barriers
- Fire Suppression Systems
- Battery Management System Alarms and Shutdown Procedures

 

Day 2:

 

Session 5: Battery Management Systems and Control Strategies for Solar Energy Storage Systems

Battery Management System Architecture for Solar PV Systems
State-of-Charge Estimation Techniques for Solar PV Systems
State-of-Health Estimation Techniques for Solar PV Systems
Balancing and Equalization Strategies for Solar PV Systems
Overvoltage and Undervoltage Protection for Solar PV Systems


Session 6: Inspection and Maintenance of Battery Energy Storage Systems for Solar PV Systems

Inspection of Battery Racks and Enclosures for Solar PV Systems
Cleaning and Lubrication of Battery Hardware for Solar PV Systems
Battery System Grounding and Bonding for Solar PV Systems
Visual Inspection of Battery Cables and Connections for Solar PV Systems
Battery Monitoring System Testing for Solar PV Systems
Battery Performance Testing for Solar PV Systems


Session 7: Troubleshooting Battery Energy Storage Systems for Solar PV Systems

Identification of Battery Failure Modes for Solar PV Systems
Common Causes of Battery Failure for Solar PV Systems
Troubleshooting Battery Management Systems for Solar PV Systems
Troubleshooting Battery Cabling and Connections for Solar PV Systems
Diagnosing Battery Performance Issues for Solar PV Systems


Session 8: Commissioning and Acceptance Testing of Battery Energy Storage Systems for Solar PV Systems

Pre-Commissioning Preparation for Solar PV Systems
Verification of Battery Bank Construction for Solar PV Systems
Testing of Battery Management Systems for Solar PV Systems
Battery Capacity and Performance Testing for Solar PV Systems
Documentation and Record-Keeping Requirements for Solar PV Systems

Live Online Course Registration Fees & CEU Credits

The registration fee to attend this live online training course is $599 + GST/HST.

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Register 3 delegates at full price $599, and get a 4th registration FREE!

Earn Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Credits

Successful completion of this course qualifies delegates to receive a certificate of course completion with indicated CEUs.

EIC

CEUs are granted by the Engineering Institute of Canada. One CEU is equivalent to 10 professional development hours of instruction.

This course earns 1.2 CEUs.

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