Electricity Storage as a Gamechanger?

editor score
Editor Score:
70
editor score
Quality:
75
editor score
Usability:
60
editor score
Reliability:
75
Asset Type
License
Free
Expiration
Sunday, June 16, 2024
Publication year
2014
Energy Trend 2014
Large scale energy storage
Industry
Energy/Utility
Energy Sub-sector
Other

This 2014 analysis casts doubt on recent claims that electricity storage will be a game changer, yet confirms its widespread value as a versatile tool. As a flexibility resource, storage can support grid balancing and facilitate access to electricity using renewable energy. However, the significant cost of many technologies for high-power and high-energy applications currently undermines the conceptual flexibility potential of storage compared with competing options.

Yegii expert:
Publisher:
iea.org
Time horizon:
2-5 Years
Yegii Reviews: