1. Texas Benefit Stacking Could Overcome Storage's 'Crippling Challenges'

    Texas Benefit Stacking Could Overcome Storage's 'Crippling Challenges'

    A US regional electricity transmission and distribution operator’s plan to install energy storage batteries could enable ‘benefit stacking’as a way of overcoming “crippling challenges” faced by energy storage, according to one energy expert. Melissa C Lott, who was lead author on an International Energy Agency report on energy storage published last spring, told PV Tech Storage that ‘benefit stacking’ – or combining multiple uses and revenue streams from a collectively managed energy storage system – of the type proposed by Oncor Electric Delivery Company in Texas, is “critical to the value proposition of many storage systems”.

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