Energy Storage Basics
Everything you need to know to get started in batteries
In this course, we go over the fundamentals of batteries. We cover the basic problems in the industry that make storage necessary, and we show several ways to solve those problems. We also cover basic terminology that will allow you to join the storage conversation. Lastly, we show the pros, cons, and unique characteristics of the main battery technologies.
- Understand how energy storage solves basic problems in the energy industry
- Be able to define and use basic terms in the storage industry
- Be able to describe the pros and cons of Lead Acid, Lithium, and Flow battery technologies
This course earns you 1 credit toward your NABCEP continuing education requirements for Job Task Analysis (JTA) & RE Elective.
Josh Weiner is one of the founders of the modern energy storage industry. He is the CEO of SepiSolar, and founded the company in 2008. Josh is a NABCEP PV Installation Professional, and was recently listed as a Solar 40 under 40 Honoree. Josh has been asked to share his expertise in front of audiences throughout the years, and he's excited to use the SepiAcademy portal to continue helping the industry.