Tag: electricity grid

Price declines expected to broaden the energy storage market – IHS

Price declines expected to broaden the energy storage market – IHS

“The breakdown of system costs, and the future evolution of prices, varies significantly depending on whether the system is configured to provide a high-power or high-energy application,” ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Commercial energy storage activity is currently consolidated in just a handful of leading regions, but falling system costs will be a major factor enabling broader […]

By November 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Renewable energy grid-scale storage more flexible, cost-effective – report

Renewable energy grid-scale storage more flexible, cost-effective – report

New energy storage deployments in Asia Pacific’s major markets expected to total nearly 37 GW from 2015 to 2025 BOULDER, Colo. – A new report from Navigant Research finds that while costs remain one of the largest hurdles to grid-tied energy storage systems industry’s growth, declining prices are helping to move the technology into diverse geographic […]

By November 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Banking on batteries: SolarCity’s strategy to profit from the power grid

Banking on batteries: SolarCity’s strategy to profit from the power grid

Customers agree that if markets develop and SolarCity is dispatching the battery, the revenue is shared By Russell Gold.  Solar panel companies are often portrayed as the enemies of the power grid. Residential solar siphons off a utility’s top customers, leaving it with less revenue to keep the electric grid up and running. That’s what the whole death […]

By November 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Energy storage systems help drive expansion of wind, solar power – study

Energy storage systems help drive expansion of wind, solar power – study

Rapidly dropping cost of advanced batteries a primary driver of grid-tied energy storage market Since the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow, there is a growing market for utility-scale energy storage, which is expanding because battery systems are getting better and cheaper, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The study examines the market […]

By October 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →