Energy storage and renewable energy are becoming increasingly prevalent in the resource portfolios of electric cooperatives and other utilities. These complementary resources can help co-ops reduce costs and build resilience for members, while also responding to burgeoning member interest in clean energy and supporting local economic growth.
But storage is a unique resource: key to maximizing benefits from variable renewables like solar and wind, while also offering capabilities more commonly associated with traditional dispatchable technologies.
To help co-ops maximize energy storage benefits for their members, Stem has developed the following whitepaper having led hundreds of successful projects for businesses, project developers, and utilities including electric cooperatives. This whitepaper covers: