Member Brief: Is Battery Storage Cost-Effective for Utilities? (March 2016)For some electric utilities, battery storage is the energy management tool of the decade.But for many others, battery storage is summed up in one word: expensive. Comparing hundreds of projects and applications, battery storage appears to be competitive beyond levelized cost comparison for generation, which limits its cost-effective to only frequency regulation in wholesale markets. Through an interview with a battery storage integrator, the brief defines two scenarios for utilities to cost-effectively deploy battery storage. It also explores the grid services capabilities of battery storage and provides examples of utilities with operating projects or programs.Is Battery Storage Cost-Effective for Utilities? (March 2016)Research reportName* First Last Email* Company*Title*Phone (Optional)Job Function*AdministrationBusiness DevelopmentCustomer RelationsDistributionEngineering & TechnicalGeneration & TransmissionPlanningProjects & ProgramsRegulatory, Policy & LegalOtherJob Level*C-levelVice PresidentDirectorManagerProfessional Submit Sign me up to receive updates on Grid Integration?