Energy storage trends and opportunities in emerging markets

June 16th, 2017, Published in Articles: EE Publishers, Articles: Energize


A market research report by ESMAP (Energy Management Assistance Program) of IFC (International Finance Corporation) – a World Bank Group

Energy Storage technologies are emerging as a major disruptor of the traditional approach to centralised power generation, transmission and distribution, as well as a key enabler of a new flexible approach to distributed generation, transmission, distribution and application of electric power and energy.

This market research and report will be of particular relevance to persons, companies and organisations interested in the business opportunities of energy storage in developing markets, including sub-Saharan Africa, in the years ahead.

The report provides a comprehensive market overview of battery and other energy storage technologies, associated price and usage trends, population and energy usage trends, regulatory frameworks and market structures, and the physical grid infrastructure, architecture and performance conditions in emerging markets, and in particular – sub-Saharan Africa.

The report covers the market drivers, cost trends, barriers and applications across the energy storage value chain for utility-scale, customer (behind-the-meter) and remote power system applications.

A regional market analysis and forecast is provided for Sub-Saharan Africa, and a number of case studies of energy storage in emerging markets are presented.

The report comprises 50 pages, 6 figures, 3 tables, 12 charts and 2 pictures.

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