Sustainable Development

Batteries included: how better storage can transform renewable energy

The sun doesn't always shine and the wind doesn't always blow – but soon that may not matter. Image: Reuters/David Gray

Arsalan Ali Farooquee

Senior Associate (Investments), cKers Finance

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Chart 1: Electricity storage and potential for constructive disruption in energy transition.

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Chart 2: Cost of electricity (INR/unit) to a commercial consumer from grid, rooftop solar, grid-connected solar and battery-backed solar in India.
A Baojun E100 electric vehicle is charged in Liuzhou, China. Image: Reuters/Norihiko Shirouzu

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