publication . Article . 2017

Techno-economic analysis of the viability of residential photovoltaic systems using lithium-ion batteries for energy storage in the United Kingdom

Jonathan Radcliffe;
Open Access
  • Published: 23 Aug 2017 Journal: Applied Energy, volume 206, pages 12-21 (issn: 0306-2619, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Rooftop photovoltaic systems integrated with lithium-ion battery storage are a promising route for the decarbonisation of the UK’s power sector. From a consumer perspective, the financial benefits of lower utility costs and the potential of a financial return through providing grid services is a strong incentive to invest in PV-battery systems. Although battery storage is generally considered an effective means for reducing the energy mismatch between photovoltaic supply and building demand, it remains unclear when and under which conditions battery storage can be profitably operated within residential photovoltaic systems. This fact is particularly pertinent wh...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Energy, Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Building and Construction, TK
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RCUK| Ebbs and Flows of Energy Systems (EFES)
Project
  • Funder: Research Council UK (RCUK)
  • Project Code: EP/M507143/1
  • Funding stream: EPSRC
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