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PUBLISHER: Guidehouse Insights | PRODUCT CODE: 1386005

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PUBLISHER: Guidehouse Insights | PRODUCT CODE: 1386005

Stable Financing Strategies Are Key to Building Successful Battery Storage Projects

PAGES: 19 Pages; 8 Tables, Charts & Figures
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This study analyzes the types of construction and monetization contracts prevalent in today's market and the various financing risks associated with them. It provides an analysis of the deal structures and revenue contracts used for major UES and C&I systems such as solar plus storage projects, non-wires alternatives, virtual power plants, and resiliency services. It also explains the various technology, operations, construction, and revenue risks associated with building a battery project and the supporting government incentives. Also included are best practices and contracts utilized by NHOA and Pivot Power in developing their recent battery system projects.

Product Code: SI-ESPF-23

Table of Contents




Utilities and Industries Are Deploying Battery Energy Storage Systems to Fulfil Capacity Requirements and Resource Adequacy

UES Applications

C&I Battery Storage Applications

Project Owners Are Looking to Minimize Construction Risks through Build-Transfer and Purchase and Sale Agreements

Construction and Development Contract Owners Can Now Enter Project Development Contracts with Greater Control and Minimal Risks


EPC or Turnkey Contract

Case Study: NHOA Energy's Kwinana Project


PPAs, Leases, and Merchant Revenue Contracts Offer Various Benefits to Project Owners and Off-Takers in Today's Market


Merchant Services


Tolling Agreements

The Revenue Streams and Deal Structures for UES and C&I Storage Systems Are Evolving Over Time

PPAs and Merchant Revenue Are the Most Preferred Types of Deals for Utility-Scale ESSs

Utility-Scale Solar Plus Storage


Integrated NWAs for T&D Asset Optimization

Europe's Ambitious Investments in Grid-Scale Battery Storage Projects

C&I Battery Storage Systems Rely on DR Programs and Ancillary Services Through Wholesale Aggregators to Generate Revenue

Demand Charge Management


Resiliency and Backup Services

Understanding Financing Risks and the Existing Regulatory Landscape Increases Project Security

Technology Risks

Case Study: Pivot Power's Hybrid Battery System

Construction Risks

Operating Risks

Revenue Risks

Battery System Owners Are Increasingly Opting for Insurance Solutions to Safeguard Their Investments

Regulatory Landscape, Tax Credits, and Government Incentives

US Incentives

European Incentives

Product Code: SI-ESPF-23

List of Tables

Scale of Projects and Deals in the Utility-Scale Market Segment

Project and Deal Scale in the C&I Market

Range of Monthly Electric Demand Charges Across States ($/kW per Month)

List of Figures

An Illustration of FTM and BTM Battery Storage Systems

Overview of Project Development and Monetization Contracts

Types of Project Development Contracts between Owners and Developers

Deal Structures and Revenue Streams for UES systems

Deal Structures and Revenue Streams in the C&I Segment

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Manager - Americas


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