Customers will sign up to a flexible contract where renewables, thermal generation and battery storage can be combined to provide modular and mobile but reliable solutions. Image: Aggreko.
Increasingly, solar energy and behind-the-meter battery storage assets are being deployed on an ‘as-a-service’ basis and system integrator Younicos has decided to replicate the strategy for microgrids.
Pioneered in the likes of the residential PV leasing and latterly the C&I energy storage markets in US regions including California, increasingly, clean energy solution providers are offering customers the chance to host rooftop solar or lithium-ion batteries on a service contract basis.
In a recent examination of the behind-the-meter (BTM) C&I space in the US, analyst Julian Jansen of I.H.S Markit said that for the leaders of that market, utilisation of the ‘as-a-service’ business model is key.
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