This white paper from Utility Dive Brand Studio DNV GL provides a background and market projections for large Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESSs). Resource adequacy, grid resilience and fast response are discussed. Examples of cost savings as a result of behind-the-meter deployment are provided. Safety issues are discussed, as well as tips for planning safer and better BESS. This paper is relevant for utility players, energy marketers, system operators, battery manufacturers, technology and business leaders.
Key words: architecture/engineering, associations, controls/sensors, employee productivity, energy management, HVAC, intelligent buildings, Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity/privacy, protocols/standards

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