|By PR Newswire||
|February 14, 2014 02:00 PM EST||
DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5crbt5/gridscale_energy) has announced the addition of the "Grid-Scale Energy Storage in North America 2013: Applications, Technologies and Suppliers" report to their offering.
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We are now entering the early growth stages of what will surely become a giant global industry - energy storage - which will both support and compete with conventional generation, transmission and distribution resources. The evolution of the industry will lead to new business models and the creation of new companies that make, apply and operate storage assets to help the grid work more reliably and cost-effectively, while decreasing unwanted environmental impacts.
At present most of North America's grid-scale applications lack the right mix of regulatory support, costs, revenues and other attributes to be economically viable opportunities. Some applications can and will generate an attractive return on investment today and represent a sizable and accessible market. These applications include frequency regulation, T&D deferral and/or substitution, renewable integration, and building energy management (BEM).
At just over 300 pages, this comprehensive new report pinpoints the most promising energy storage applications, geographic markets and market segments, and discusses the best business models and competitive strategies. The report also profiles over 150 companies that are active in the North American storage industry, including 25 that are particularly well positioned to succeed.
Key Topics Covered:
1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction and Overview
3. Key Lessons Learned
4. Regulatory and Public Policy Market Drivers
5. Other Industry Market Drivers
6. Market and Industry Constraints
7. What Storage Company CEOs Think About Key Issues
8. The Best Grid-Scale Energy Storage Applications
9. The Best Geographic Markets and Segments
10. Case Study on Beacon Power Corporation
11. Business Strategies That Can Win
12. Strategy Principles and Avoiding Common Failure Patterns
13. The Future of The Energy Storage Industry
14. Industry Segmentation
15. Company Profiles
- 1Energy Systems
- A123 Systems
- AES Energy Storage
- Amber Kinetics
- American Electric Power
- American Vanadium
- Apex Compressed Air Energy Storage
- Arista Power
- Arizona Public Service
- Ashlawn Energy
- Axion Power International
- BYD America
- Beacon Power
- Beckett Energy Systems
- Black & Veatch
- Boeing Research and Technology
- Bosch Energy Storage Solutions
- Braemar Energy Ventures
- Bright Energy Storage Technologies
- C&D Technologies
- CODA Energy
- Chevron Technology Ventures
- Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital
- City University of New York Energy Institute
- Con Edison
- Convergent Energy + Power
- Corvus Energy
- Cubit Power Systems
- Dayton T. Brown, Inc.
- Deeya Energy
- Demand Energy
- Dow Kokam
- Duke Energy Renewables
- EaglePicher Technologies
- East Penn Manufacturing
- Eaton Corporation
- Edison International
- Energy Cache
- Energy Strategies Group
- Energy Technology Ventures
- Eos Energy Storage
- Fiamm Energy Storage Solutions
- Flextronics Energy
- Fluidic Energy
- Foresight Renewables Solutions
- GE Transportation
- General Compression
- Gravity Power
- Greensmith Energy Management Systems
- Growing Energy Labs, Inc. (GELI)
- Highview Power Storage
- Hitachi Maxell
- Ice Energy
- Ionex Energy Storage Systems
- Johnson Controls Power Solutions
- Khosla Ventures
- Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
- Kokam Co., Ltd.
- Ktech Corporation
- LG Chem, Ltd.
- LeChase Construction
- LightSail Energy
- Long Island Power Authority
- Megawatt Storage Farms
- NAVITASMA X
- NGK Insulators
- NRG Energy
- National Grid
- NextEra Energy Resources
- Northern Power Systems
- O'Brien & Gere
- Pacific Gas & Electric
- Panasonic / Sanyo
- Parker Hannifin
- PolyPlus Batter y Co.
- Power Tree Corp.
- Presidio Venture Partners
- Primus Power
- Princeton Power
- Prudent Energy
- Public Service Corporation of New Mexico
- RES Americas
- RockPort Capital Partners
- S&C Electric
- Saft America
- Samsung Energy Solutions
- San Diego Gas & Electric
- Schneider Electric
- Sharp Laboratories of America
- Silent Power
- Sion Power Corporation
- Solar Grid Storage
- Sony Corporation of America
- Southern California Edison
- Starwood Energy Group Global
- Sumitomo Corp. of America
- Sunverge Energy
- TAS Energy
- Temporal Power
- Third Power (formerly Triple Point Energy)
- Toshiba International Corporation
- UniEnergy Technologies
- United Technologies
- Urban Electric Power
- V YCON
- Valence Technology
- VantagePoint Capital Partners
- ViZn Energy Systems (formerly Zinc Air)
- Viridity Energy
- Xtreme Power
- ZBB Energy Corporation
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5crbt5/gridscale_energy
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