C&I battery storage: all you need to know

By Gareth Dauley 

Talk to Australians about stationary energy storage and they’ll tell you about the Hornsdale Power Reserve, for a long time the largest lithium-ion battery system in the world. Talk to Germans and they will point to the residential battery that is helping their household to run off solar power.  

But there’s plenty of energy storage options between Hornsdale’s 194 MWh and the 20 kWh or so you get with a residential battery. And right now, one of the most interesting is the kind of batteries being used by commercial and industrial (C&I) customers.  

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