Event Details

Energy Storage Systems (ESS) are gaining importance almost every month through global applications, whether it is for grid stabilization, off grid systems, renewable energy cooperation or the hybridization of internal combustion engines. The diversity of ESS use cases asks for profound knowledge and detailed design which is usually about ten times as complex as any design for e.g renewable energy systems.

This webinar will discuss on components of an ESS, differences in designs, applications of ESS around the world with real live examples. This should provide the fundamentals of an ESS based on LiIon batteries which leads to viable business opportunities.

SCEM Participants will be awarded with 1.5 PDU Points.


  • Wilhelm Van Butselaar (Area Manager Energy Storage & Integration at Wartsila Singapore Pte Ltd)

    Wilhelm Van Butselaar

    Area Manager Energy Storage & Integration at Wartsila Singapore Pte Ltd

    Wilhelm van Butselaar has worked in the hybrid-, storage and minigrid area for over twenty years. Previous roles in the industry included Product Manager for off grid inverters, installer and trainer for remote electricity supply systems in the USA, across Europe and Australia as well as Sales Director for solar and storage applications in South East Asia. Past experience includes work at an institute for renewable energy in Spain and three years in the wind turbine sector. Wilhelm also has five years experience in the areas of high voltage and high power in railway applications, residential and public buildings. He studied power electronics with an emphasis on wind turbines and obtained a masters degree in electronics based on renewable energies and solar hybrid systems. Wilhelm is currently the area manager for energy storage applications at Wartsila Singapore, developing and supporting projects and applications in the mini grid sector, grid connected storage applications as well as special applications for storage in the energy supply sector in Middle East, South East Asia, Australia and the Pacific Region based on this expertise.

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2:00 PM - 2:05 PM
Welcome Remarks
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Introduction to Energy Storage Systems
1. Components of ESS
2. Use Cases of ESS in SEA
3. Design and Sizing
4. Examples/References
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Q&A Session


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