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Self-Consumption: model & optimize energy storage in self-powered mode

Adam Gerza • Last updated 02/2021

4.6/5 (view ratings)
68 students
1 module
20 minutes
4 assignments

Course description


This course will review the concept of modeling and optimizing energy storage in self-powered mode within the Energy Toolbase platform.

Topics within the course include:

  • An explanation of "self-consumption"
  • A review of the steps to setup & model this type of analysis
  • Modeling a real world case study project
  • Demo of our system optimization feature

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Full course outline

Module 1 - Self-Consumption: model & optimize energy storage in self-powered mode

  • Self-Consumption: model & optimize energy storage in self-powered mode (20:49 minutes)
  • Presentation Materials (.pdf)


Adam Gerza

VP Business Development, Energy Toolbase

Adam Gerza is the VP of Business Development at Energy Toolbase, an industry leading software platform that specializes in modeling and proposing the economics of solar and energy storage projects. He has worked in the solar industry for over 12 years in various project development and policy related roles. Prior to solar, Adam traded natural gas commodity products for... Learn more


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