by Julian Spector
April 22, 2020

The storage industry stacks its values everywhere it goes.

This happens out of both desperation and aspiration. Often, in the tough early days of the adoption curve, a project won’t work financially unless you get paid for a few different tasks simultaneously. But the ability to stack multiple revenue streams derives from the inherent variety of the functions storage can perform for the grid. To the extent that one piece of equipment can serve as a Swiss Army knife rather than a pair of tweezers, it promises more efficient grid investment and...