As the presence of renewable energy increases on the grid, energy storage solutions are becoming critically important for grid management.
Leading the rapidly evolving energy storage market, Black & Veatch utilizes all energy storage technologies, including batteries, compressed air, flywheels and pumped storage hydro. From utility- to small-scale projects, our services span the life cycle from planning and development to installation and grid integration.
Partnering with Black & Veatch also provides the opportunity to utilize SmartES, a comprehensive energy storage computer modeling program. This proprietary software helps our clients determine optimal energy storage system sizing, duty cycle for serving multiple operating functions, and ideal performance variables. Combining the robust SmartES analytics with other industry-available software determines battery sizing and life cycle expectations, as well as expected project financial performance.