Why utilities are buying into storage

Why utilities are buying into storage

Storage company investments by utilities such as E.ON and RWE are driven by strong practical and economic motives, experts say.

Energy Storage Business Models For The Energy Transition

Energy Storage Business Models For The Energy Transition

The energy transition encompasses three broad market trends: decarbonization and decentralization of energy production, vehicle electrification. All of them have, to different extents, BESS (Battery Energy Storage Systems) in common.

How much does energy storage really cost?

How much does energy storage really cost?

Energy storage is often hailed as a game changer for renewable energy reliability. But what will it take to ensure that storage is an economic solution?

Energy Storage for Solar Systems Will be an $8 Billion Market in 2026

Energy Storage for Solar Systems Will be an $8 Billion Market in 2026

BOSTON, MA – January 28, 2016 – Distributed storage for solar systems will be worth $8 billion in 2026 as solar combines with storage in order to continue its remarkable growth, according to Lux Research. Solar-plus-storage is a key necessity for solar to overcome limitations like intermittency and the lack of power after dark.

E.ON eyes €12B sales from battery projects

E.ON eyes €12B sales from battery projects

German utility E.ON is targeting potential revenues of 12 billion euros ($13 billion) by 2020 from developing energy storage applications across the residential, utility-scale and commercial & industrial (C&I) segments in Europe and the United States, said Eliano Russo, E.ON’s vice president, energy storage - batteries.

70% Decrease In Energy Storage Costs By 2030, Says Report

70% Decrease In Energy Storage Costs By 2030, Says Report

Energy storage costs could decrease up to 70% in the next 15 years, according to a report called E-Storage: Shifting from Cost to Value, by Paul Gardner from DNV GL and other authors. PriceWaterhouseCoopers also contributed cost analysis, along with inputs from 23 experts.

Creating successful business cases for solar-plus-storage

Creating successful business cases for solar-plus-storage

In this interview, we speak with Florian Mayr, principal and head of the energy storage practice at Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory, to better understand the solar-plus-storage business case landscape today in Europe, where it is headed and the critical factors for success.