1. Open Source Software Launched to Help US Behind-the-Meter Projects Hit Economic Sweet Spots

    Open Source Software Launched to Help US Behind-the-Meter Projects Hit Economic Sweet Spots

    An open source software tool to help developers and other stakeholders in the US to analyze the viability of their energy storage system projects has been released by Sandia National Laboratories. Sandia this week launched QuESt v1.2, which it describes as “open source software for energy storage valuation.”

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    1. A grossly oversized storage system will do the job but never pay off or meet the internal rate of return (IRR) requirement. An undersized storage system will not do the job and suffer a similar economic fate.
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