The energy markets continue to hail energy storage as the largest coming change to the world of electricity. Navigant, one of the largest independent research firms in the industry published a forecast of the 5 key transformative storage trends:
- The rise of new standard energy storage contracts will drive consumer and utility storage markets
- Modularity driven by lean manufacturing concepts will take storage by storm
- Innovation from blue chip IT companies will lead storage into the distributed energy resources (DER) / energy cloud space
- Utilities will embrace residential energy storage
- Energy storage-enabled virtual power plants (VPPs) will invade the markets
All these trends, #5 in particular, are central to IG’s business model. Feel free to contact us to learn more.