Issues & Policy
What Are the Benefits of Energy Storage?
Energy storage improves reliability and resiliency for the energy grid and electricity customers.
For Electric Companies
For HomesFor Homes
For Homes Energy storage enables the expanded use of on-site renewable energy, and in some instances can act as back-up generation for several hours. Can help the grid with peak shaving when coupled with renewable on-site renewable generation and dispatched into the grid appropriately.
For BusinessesFor Businesses
For Businesses Energy storage helps to control energy costs by reducing downtime and production losses.
For Electric CompaniesFor Electric Companies
For Electric Companies Energy storage helps to manage supply and demand variability and improves operations in generation, transmission, and distribution.
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