Global energy storage markets: Drivers, opportunities and risks

Wood Mackenzie storage analysts Ravi Manghani, Rory McCarthy and Le Xu will discuss how global storage market developments are quickly shifting the landscape for regulators, policy makers, grid operators, asset operators and developers in terms of how energy systems can be balanced.

Defining System Flexibility: Supply is Only Half of the Equation

Definitions of flexibility differ depending on the portion of the grid one focuses on. As generation portfolios evolve and customer-side resources continue to contribute variability to the grid, flexibility should be viewed from both supply and demand sides. This webinar aims at providing a holistic view of system flexibility and provide insights into key drivers to optimize such flexibility.

Global energy storage markets: Drivers, opportunities and risks

Wood Mackenzie storage analysts Ravi Manghani, Rory McCarthy and Le Xu will discuss how global storage market developments are quickly shifting the landscape for regulators, policy makers, grid operators, asset operators and developers in terms of how energy systems can be balanced.

100% Renewable Energy Future is Possible with an Intelligent EMS Technology: Bonaire Case Study

Heavy dependence on fossil fuel imports, coupled with a growing climate crisis, puts islands around the globe in a very unique position as it relates to energy security. Relying on oil, diesel and natural gas shipments has been a very expensive endeavor and traditionally the only option for these isolated communities. That is until now. Integrating renewable energy has not only become an economically viable alternative, it’s also a sustainable one.

Top 7 Design Optimization Trends of 2019

In this webinar, Paul Grana of Folsom Labs will discuss key trends in system design, and optimization techniques that engineers are using to reduce cost and improve performance. These include new ways of approaching system sizing, shade analysis, inverter design, racking considerations, and tracking configuration.

Strategic Investments in Off-Grid Energy Access

Providing access to clean and reliable energy to off-grid populations represents a massive market opportunity within the energy transition. Global energy players have started to take notice and are making strategic investments and partnerships in this rapidly growing sector. In this webinar, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables solar analyst Benjamin Attia and Peter Weston, Director of Programmes at energy access nonprofit Energy 4 Impact, will discuss findings from a recent research collaboration on the corporate-level energy access investment landscape and the rise of solar home system and mini-grid companies. The webinar will also compare and contrast the approaches of different strategic investors as they scale the utility of the future business model at the last mile.

Beyond the PPA: A Company’s Guide to Renewable Energy Procurement

Corporations of all sizes are increasingly interested in clean energy, whether for cost savings, resilience, corporate social responsibility or a combination thereof. While corporate offtakers accounted for an impressive 22 percent of U.S. renewable power purchase agreements (PPAS) in 2018, PPAs are just one way to invest in renewables like wind and solar.

Practical Strategies for Closing More Residential Solar Sales

Have you ever met with the ideal solar prospect and been confident the deal would close but it didn’t? Are you interested in learning specific strategies that can be quickly applied to help you improve your closing rate on residential solar sales? If so, we have advice on best practices from expert industry sales professionals who have sold millions of dollars’ worth of solar, giving you some of their best tips.

Solar ITC Stepdown Forecast and Strategy: The Path Forward for Supply and Demand

With the investment tax credit step down beginning in 2020, utility-scale solar developers in the U.S. have begun to solidify their strategy on how to take advantage of the maximum amount of the ITC possible. Colin Smith, senior analyst for U.S. solar at WoodMackenzie Power & Renewables will share their forecast for the U.S. utility solar market, how much developers expect to qualify for commence construction, and how ITC safe harbor strategy will affect both supply and demand.

Grid Edge

GTM Squared Live! A Grid Edge Roundtable

Come join us for a GTM Squared interactive call on Tuesday, July 17. This quarter's call will focus on grid edge applications: tech innovation, policy and regulation, and power utility business models.

Jeff St. John, author of Squared's weekly Dispatches from the Grid Edge column, will kick off with a presentation on the state of the grid edge market.

After his presentation, Jeff will be joined by Stephen Lacey and Julia Pyper for an editorial roundtable. The group will debate and discuss topics from across the grid edge ecosystem and take questions from audience members.

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