The Business Case for Mobile Batteries in New York

More batteries could be used for mobile applications in New York. 

On Tuesday, New York utility Consolidated Edison unveiled a “storage on demand” project. Under the pilot, Con Ed will put 1 megawatt / 4 megawatt-hours of lithium-ion batteries into two trailers and move the units from substation to substation “based on the needs of its electrical network.”

Mobile batteries make a lot of sense, since Con Ed plans to use storage to defer investment in its substations. Pl

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