The Energy Storage Report 2024

Now available to download, covering deployments, technology, policy and finance in the energy storage market

Is that battery cycle worth it? Maximising energy storage lifecycle value with advanced controls

By Dr. Andres Cortes; Ben Kaun Smoothing and firming are often discussed to make renewables appear more like conventional generation to the grid operator, but how smooth and how firm does that generation need to be? How can the attributes and operations of energy storage be appropriately measured relative to cost? Andres Cortes and Ben Kaun of the Electric Power Research Institute discuss recent work addressing these issues

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