Motivations and Options for Deploying Hybrid Generator-Plus-Battery Projects within the Bulk Power System

A new journal article addresses the trade-offs of co-locating energy storage with variable renewable energy utility-scale generation, known as "hybrid" projects.

This journal article explores the advantages, disadvantages, development trends, near-term value proposition, and market participation options for utility-scale hybrid battery projects in the United States, with a focus on solar PV-battery and wind-battery hybrids. The article is meant to inform power-sector stakeholders—including industry participants, regulators, market organizers, analysts, and policymakers—who are seeking to understand these types of projects and integrate them into wholesale markets.

Read the full journal article here.

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