FREE-TO-ATTEND WORKSHOPS

To further enhance the visitor experience, AES 2021 offered free-to-attend workshops over two days, provided by GSES on the show floor.

Wednesday 2 June 2021 - day one

9.00 – 10.00 

virtual power plants

This presentation looks at the technical and financial mechanisms which make VPPs attractive and work that is being done by AEMO and others to understand how VPPs can benefit the network. The presentation will also review case studies which exemplify the benefits, risks and learnings.

THIS SESSION IS WORTH 15 CPD POINTS.

10.00 – 11.00

Practical Implementation of AS5139

This presentation will take a look at how the implementation of AS5139 would affect installations of commercially available equipment. The presentation will run through a few hypothetical case studies and discuss the appropriate practices required to 20 comply with the standard.

THIS SESSION IS WORTH 15 CPD POINTS.

11.00 – 12.00

Vehicle to grid (v2G)

This presentation will look at the potential benefits and risks of implementing Vehicle to Grid (V2G) and where Australia is currently with V2G regulation and technology. The presentation will also look at a few case studies of V2G being implemented globally.

THIS SESSION IS WORTH 15 CPD POINTS.

Thursday 3 june 2021 - day two

9.00 – 10.00 

performing financial analysis with homer grid

Homer Grid is an internationally accepted industry software used for determining the most economic system design for grid connected “hybrid systems” or, in this case, battery energy storage systems. This presentation will provide a tutorial for running a financial analysis for an on-grid energy storage system.

THIS SESSION IS WORTH 15 CPD POINTS.

10.00 – 11.00

technical consideration for hydrogen economy

This presentation will look at the production, storage, transmission and conversion technologies needed to deploy the hydrogen economy. The presentation will look at case studies as well as technological developments occurring in the hydrogen economy space.

THIS SESSION IS WORTH 15 CPD POINTS.

11.00 – 12.00

mini-grids and micro-grids defined

PVsyst is an internationally accepted industry software used for creating system designs. PVsyst also allows for the design of Stand Alone Power Systems and this presentation will provide a tutorial for creating a stand alone power system design and will discuss the limitations of the software as compared to AS4509.

THIS SESSION IS WORTH 15 CPD POINTS.