A lot of people are talking about energy storage these days, which is hardly surprising considering energy storage has often been idealized of as a kind of Holy Grail for the energy industry.
What role should utilities play in ownership of energy storage resources?
Forget energy storage as the technology of the future, for many utility customers the time for storage is already here.
The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) recently enlisted Clean Power Research (CPR) to create a methodology for valuing customer-sited behind-the-meter solar+storage systems in the state of Hawaii.
In the wake of Tesla’s recently announced entrance into the stationary energy storage market, there has been a wave of analysis of what this might mean for residential and commercial utility customers.
What do you get when the largest retailer in the US decides to partner with the biggest rooftop solar developer in the country? A lot more solar energy and some solar + storage too.