The Global Annual Market for the Deployment of Distributed Solar PV Plus Energy Storage is Expected to Exceed $49 Billion by 2026

In addition to delivering energy cost savings, residents in remote locations without reliable grid electricity service are expected to use this technology to meet basic daily needs

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for distributed solar PV plus energy storage (DSES), providing an analysis of market issues and market forecasts for capacity and revenue, through 2026.

The rapid growth of distributed solar PV in recent years has helped drive the transformation of a grid system that is increasingly affected by distributed energy resources (DER). Many residential and commercial and industrial (C&I) sector customers are beginning to shift away from solely purchasing electricity from their local utilities to procuring a diverse suite of onsite technologies that includes solar PV coupled with energy storage. Click to tweet: According to a new report from @NavigantRSRCH, the global annual market for the deployment of DSES is expected to reach 27.4 GW and $49.1 billion by 2026.

“An emerging confluence of technical, economic, and regulatory factors is beginning to drive growth in the residential, C&I, and remote, off-grid DSES markets,” says William Tokash, senior research analyst with Navigant Research. “Beyond this, coupling battery energy storage technology with solar PV and virtual power plant (VPP) software technology will allow this class of DER to be dispatchable from a grid operator standpoint to address intermittency and provide grid services as well.”

Distributed solar PV has grown to become a valuable part of the global power generation mix and is forecast to grow substantially in the next several years, according to the report. While the value of standalone solar PV systems is contentiously debated throughout the United States and in other grid regions, in remote locations without access to electricity or reliable grid electricity service, many residents are expected to turn to DSES to meet their basic daily needs.

The report, Distributed Solar PV Plus Energy Storage Systems, analyzes the global market for DSES systems in three key segments: residential, C&I, and remote, off-grid. The study provides an analysis of the market issues, including drivers and barriers, associated with DSES. Global market forecasts for capacity and revenue, broken out by segment, battery technology, and region, extend through 2026. The report also examines the key DSES trends by geography, with a focus on the three key market segments. An Executive Summary of the report is available for free download on the Navigant Research website.

Contact: Lindsay Funicello-Paul

+1.781.270.8456

lindsay.funicello.paul@navigant.com

* The information contained in this press release concerning the report, Distributed Solar PV Plus Energy Storage Systemsis a summary and reflects Navigant Research’s current expectations based on market data and trend analysis. Market predictions and expectations are inherently uncertain and actual results may differ materially from those contained in this press release or the report. Please refer to the full report for a complete understanding of the assumptions underlying the report’s conclusions and the methodologies used to create the report. Neither Navigant Research nor Navigant undertakes any obligation to update any of the information contained in this press release or the report.

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