A SEPA Bootcamp

Energy Storage Fundamentals
3-Part Course

Seven hours of learning to give you the fundamentals to make smart storage decisions.

May 16, 2022 | 2 – 4 p.m. ET

The Big Picture

Energy Storage to Date, Applications, and Its Growing Role on the Grid Today Plus Battery Storage Technologies: Cost and Performance

May 17, 2022 | 2 – 4 p.m. ET

Valuing Storage as a Resource in Utility Portfolio Planning



May 18, 2022 | 2 – 4 p.m. ET

Storage, Policy, Future Considerations and the Regulatory Framework and Rate Structures

3 days. 7 hours. 50 seats available.

Live seats are sold-out. On-demand version will be available May 27. Tickets on sale now.

This three day bootcamp is a crash course covering one of the hottest technologies on the grid – storage. You will learn the fundamentals for critical elements of energy storage – with a focus on batteries. This course answers questions such as why storage is critical to the future of the grid and how batteries interact with wholesale markets, distribution utilities, and end-users. Download the full course outline (PDF).

Attendees will:

  • Understand the growth of energy storage
  • Evaluate different storage technologies, and cost and performance issues related to each technology or chemistry
  • Understand key regulatory conversations taking place and their implications
More learning outcomes

  • Review various grid applications including peak demand management, wholesale market opportunities, renewables firming and hybrid generation, and transmission and distribution infrastructure deferrals
  • Look at lithium ion technologies and concerns related to cost curves, supply chain efficiencies, and potential constraints related to lithium, nickel and cobalt
  • Evaluate growth prospects
  • Examine various use cases in the U.S. and other markets

Meet Your Instructor

Your instructor is Peter Kelly-Detwiler, a strategist and communicator on the rapid pace of transformation to a sustainable energy economy with over 300 articles published on Forbes.com.

Peter Kelly-Detwiler

Co-founder, NorthBridge Energy Partners, LLC

Peter Kelly-Detwiler

Peter Kelly-Detwiler has 30 years of experience in the electric energy arena, with much of his career in various areas of competitive power markets.  He’s a former SVP at Constellation Energy, having run their Demand Response Group.  He’s currently a strategist and communicator in the electric industry, focused on the rapid pace of transformation to a sustainable energy economy.  Peter has written over 300 pieces on the topic for Forbes.com and other publications.  He offers numerous keynotes and workshops on a wide range of topics, from offshore wind to batteries to the drivers of technological change.  He provides strategic advice to clients and investors, helping them to navigate this transitional period.

He is the author of a book on the transformation of electric power markets called “The Energy Switch,” published by Prometheus Books, 2021.

Find all of the 2022 SEPA Bootcamps by downloading this flyer.

Lowell Watros

“Great fast-paced course that took my understanding of DERs to a higher, more productive level”

- Lowell Watros, Project Coordinator, GridSME

Nirel Gramage

“I attended the SEPA DER Bootcamp and learned a ton! Thanks so much for teaching the material in a fun and engaging way, with lots of great, relatable examples”

- Nirel Gramage, Product Manager, Data, Energy Hub


Member/Non: $1,500/$2,200
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