The Energy Storage Report 2024

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We continue looking back over 2022’s top content on, this time with our pick of the Guest Blogs published in the past 12 months.

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Of course, we couldn’t do any of that without the industry’s close collaboration and support. That means that along the way, we’ve been able to publish contributed content from a broad range of industry and expert voices.

Our Guest Blogs are a great example of this. We published more than 20 Guest Blogs on the site in 2022 on everything from policy and regulation to operations and maintenance (O&M), insurance and data analytics, sustainability and interconnection and much, much more.

Here’s our pick of some of those Guest Blogs. Happy reading!

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24 February 2022

Blair Reynolds, SMA America’s product manager for energy storage, discusses the role inverter-based renewable and storage technologies can play in maintaining grid stability. This went on to become an increasingly important application for battery storage during 2022.

17 March 2022

The UK energy market’s appetite for battery energy storage systems has grown and grown. Solar Media Market Research analyst Mollie McCorkindale offered an insight into that trajectory and where the market stood during Q1 2022.

21 March 2022

Something of a companion piece to the above, experts at consultancies LCP and Apricum, and law firm CMS looked at the development of financing and investment in UK battery storage.

10 May 2022

Interconnection is considered one of the major causes of bottlenecks for new energy storage projects in many parts of the world. Gwen Brown, communications director for the US Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) wrote about a new multi-stakeholder project aiming to help solve that challenge.

1 June 2022

Piotr Grudzień, innovation consultant at Bax & Company, proposed a four-step plan to improve the efficiency of Li-ion battery reverse logistics in Europe.

15 June 2022

The battery industry is at risk of falling into the trap of becoming too dependent on a single ingredient, and failure to diversify and address the issue now will hinder the energy transition in the long run, wrote Michael Burz, CEO, founder and president of Enzinc.

15 August 2022

It caught even seasoned clean energy industry veterans by surprise when West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced a deal had been struck on the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The act primes energy storage industry to become a key pillar of the US energy transition, wrote Andy Tang, VP for energy storage and optimisation at Wärtsilä Energy.

16 August 2022

A day later, a different sort of policy blog, from the other side of the Atlantic. Energy storage industry veteran and tireless clean energy technology advocate Anthony Price summarised this year’s International Flow Batteries Forum Summer Conference in Belgium, putting it in wider context of international decarbonisation and energy system modernisation.

Image: Storlytics.

13 September 2022

Sherif Abdelrazek from energy storage software company Storlytics on one of the major challenges still faced in the BESS space: how to assess battery lifecycles.

19 September 2022

California is pursuing some of the world’s most aggressive renewable energy and decarbonisation pathways. Those hugely positive steps forward however, present some key challenges that energy storage can solve, wrote the team from iron-air long-duration battery startup Form Energy.

17 October 2022

With any new technology asset class comes an associated degree of risk that needs to be recognised, mitigated, and managed, said Liam McEneaney and Daniel Stevens at AXIS Insurance.

28 November 2022

It’s time the battery storage industry adopted an approach to servicing like the model widely adopted by the global solar PV industry, wrote Robb Wilson at NovaSource Power Services.

This is of course just a fraction – well, less than half anyway – of 2022’s Guest Blogs and there’s plenty of interesting stuff in the archive prior to this year too. Read them all at the link here.

Also in our retrospective 2022 content collection series:

Thanks to the more than 1.5 million visitors to the site this year, who made more than 3.6 million page views. Of course we’d also like to thank everybody that worked with us, from interviewees and contacts that provided valuable insights and contributed comments, opinions and analysis, to our sponsors and partners whose support makes it all possible.

We hope to see you next year, whether in person or online.’ publisher Solar Media will host the eighth annual Energy Storage Summit EU in London, 22-23 February 2023. This year it is moving to a larger venue, bringing together Europe’s leading investors, policymakers, developers, utilities, energy buyers and service providers all in one place. Visit the official site for more info.

A month later comes the 5th Energy Storage Summit USA, 28-29 March 2023 in Austin, Texas. Featuring a packed programme of panels, presentations and fireside chats from industry leaders focusing on accelerating the market for energy storage across the country. For more information, go to the website.

Then on 11-12 July, 2023, Solar Media will host the 1st Energy Storage Summit Asia in Singapore. The event will help give clarity on this nascent, yet quickly growing market, bringing together a community of credible independent generators, policymakers, banks, funds, off-takers and technology providers. For more information, go to the website.

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