Micro-Grid Power Distribution Systems: Battery Storage and Diesel Generators

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Sponsored by Kohler
Presented by Vincent Sakraida

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the different applications where battery energy storage systems may be utilized.
  2. Assess the different battery technologies and their performance characteristics and determine the best battery technology for each specific application.
  3. Identify and recognize battery energy storage system technical standards and their implications on battery energy storage system design.
  4. Determine ways diesel generators can be incorporated into a microgrid system with a battery energy storage system.


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What constitutes a battery energy storage system, what applications are they best used in, and what performance metrics matter most? This course will examine battery technology standards, define their impact on battery energy storage system design, and provide examples of beneficial system layouts. How can diesel generators be integrated into a battery energy storage system? Attend this webinar to find out.

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Vincent Sakraida has 39 years experience as a mechanical engineer with specialization in industrial, manufacturing, and high technology facilities. His experience includes cleanrooms, pharma and biopharma manufacturing, high containment biological laboratories, aviation manufacturing, and food processing. Mr. Sakraida is a member of ASHRAE TC9.10 and TC9.11 technical committees and NEBB Cleanroom Performance Testing committee. Mr. Sakraida is the Mechanical Engineering Lead at the Salas O'Brien Evansville, IN office.


Kohler A global force in power solutions since 1920, Kohler is committed to reliable, intelligent products, purposeful engineering and responsive after-sale support. The company manufactures complete power systems, including generators (portable, residential, industrial, and marine), automatic transfer switches, switchgear, monitoring controls, and accessories for emergency, prime power and energy-management applications worldwide. For more details, please visit www.KohlerPower.com.
Originally published in December 2021