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PAST WEBINAR
How to successfully plan and operate a PV+storage project
Tuesday 12th of February, 9:00 am PT

The arrival of affordable PV+storage enables the production of electricity even when the sun is not shining. Solar PV system developers and owners are weighing the benefits and trade-offs of adding battery storage to existing or new projects. Navigating the technical and operational considerations involved in pairing PV with storage comes with its own challenges. Join this webinar to:

  • Dissect storage use cases and revenue stacking

  • Explore AC versus DC coupled applications

  • Learn about stand-alone storage and PV + storage applications

  • Hear best practices when building a storage plant to ensure effective future O&M

  • Master the unique considerations for battery & storage balance-of-systems maintenance

TIM STOCKER /// PRODUCT MANAGER, ENERGY STORAGE - SMA
Tim Stocker is the product manager of energy storage solutions for SMA America, the U.S.-based subsidiary of solar inverter leader SMA Solar Technology AG, headquartered in Germany. In this role, he manages SMA’s energy storage product portfolio for the commercial and utility-scale business units in the Americas. That includes currently available products, as well as those that are new or new to local markets.

Stocker joined SMA as a product engineer, in which he provided strategic and overall product engineering support for the Sunny Central CP-US line of inverters. In that capacity, he led all model changes, DFx improvement measures and engineering cost-out. Before that, he was the lead PV engineer for LTi ReEnergy USA, where he played a key role in the development of solar station design. He also worked on the UL certification process for their inverters and skid solutions; advised customers on site parameters using PVSyst; and defined the requirements for turn-key solutions.

Stocker earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylania.
TIM STOCKER
PRODUCT MANAGER, ENERGY STORAGE /// SMA
BEN HANSEN /// SENIOR MANAGER, GLOBAL O&M SERVICE SOLUTIONS - SMA
Ben Hansen is the Senior Manager for Global O&M Service Solutions at SMA America, the U.S. subsidiary of SMA Solar Technology AG. In this role, Hansen leads project management efforts to design the O&M solutions that SMA offers around the globe. Prior to joining SMA, Hansen worked extensively in the construction and technology industries with companies such as AT&T and Cisco Systems. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Regis University and a Project Management Certificate from The George Washington University.
BEN HANSEN
SENIOR MANAGER, GLOBAL O&M SERVICE SOLUTIONS /// SMA

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