Financing Battery Systems, Part II

Tackling battery system commercialization I published a short post on LinkedIn about a structural challenge in renewable energy, specifically energy storage. In summary, advanced energy storage has been in development for decades now, yet we are still seeing non-economic deals and demonstration projects. I’ve written before about the information asymmetry in this industry and while […]

WP Title - Understanding Electricity Costs

A brief exploration of electricity costs

If you haven’t already, I invite you to play with the Battery System Pricing calculator. It allows you to determine the per kilowatt and per kilowatt-hour pricing of a system as well as a rough estimate of the cost of delivered electricity. Evaluating both power and energy pricing makes it easier to compare different battery […]

Pricing grid energy storage: power vs energy

Should energy storage costs be $/kWh or $/kW?

Pricing conventions for energy storage systems Recently, battery systems have been in the news and on the minds of many. Many in the media have whipped out calculators, but I decided to build one so anyone can compare pricing. The challenge, however, is finding credible information amongst all the hype. Much of the hype centers […]