Energy Storage Special Report 2019, from the editorial teams behind Energy-Storage.news and PV Tech, brings you no less than seven feature articles and technical papers looking at everything from the policy and regulatory initiatives that still need to happen, to bankability and profitability of ESS, system technologies and architecture, all the way to recycling and end-of-life care for batteries.
This second annual edition of the Global Energy Storage Opportunity looks at regional markets, applications and technologies as things stand in 2018. What are the business models already in use by leading players and what will the future hold? What regulatory frameworks are working best for enabling this amazing advanced technology and what do the industry, experts and stakeholders want to see going forward? This comprehensive report covers territories including the US and Canada, Japan and China, Europe including Scandinavia and the UK, Africa’s off-grid sector, sustainable transport with Hyperloop in Dubai and much, much more. It was our most-downloaded content last year and this year’s report is even better!
Battery storage | Operations and maintenance is becoming an important subset of the fast-maturing solar industry but is not yet as clearly defined in the less developed storage business. Andy Colthorpe reports on how efforts to get the most out of battery systems are focused on optimising assets to provide maximum value across a range of markets.
Grid storage | A natural gas leak in California in 2015 raised the prospect of widespread power outages in Los Angeles until a rapid procurement of large-scale storage projects saved the day. Danielle Ola reports on how storage’s stock has risen since this unexpected opportunity to demonstrate its capabilities in bolstering grid networks. From the pages of our publisher Solar Media’s quarterly downstream PV technical journal, PV Tech Power.
This special supplement on energy storage looks at a global market which has already come a long way and shows no sign of looking back. From residential to grid-scale, to microgrids and vehicle-to-grid, from safety to finance, we’ve condensed some of the biggest topics and themes into a handy collection which we hope will help illuminate and inform you all. Energy storage is growing into a cornerstone of the grid (and is arguably even more important off-grid); a vital component of decentralised, decarbonised and even digitalised future energy systems. Yet so many misconceptions and concerns remain and there is still so much work to be done in helping stakeholders gain a better understanding of what batteries – and other forms of energy storage – can do.
The US solar market finds itself with the bizarre, but welcome, problem of having to “manage” a boom. Danielle Ola examines the impact of the ITC extension, alternative drivers of US solar and debunks the supply crunch myth. Download this 14-page report produced by the editorial team at PV Tech Power.
This case study examines system integration of solar and storage in Western Australia. The AU$40 million (US$30 million) DeGrussa Solar Power Project is owned by France-based renewable energy firm Neoen, while German solar specialist juwi Group was responsible for development, EPC and O&M. By installing a 10.6MW solar PV plant and a 6MW battery storage system, diesel consumption can be reduced throughout the day and to some extent after the sunlight begins to dwindle.
This report explains the complex market opportunities for UK energy storage and sets out a series of far-reaching recommendations to level the playing field for rapidly-developing energy storage technologies – some of which are locked out of current market arrangements.