Part one of this article identified changes in the energy storage market that are driving deployment and improving the economics of storage technologies.
Market stakeholders face many risks, from regulation to litigation, but there are mechanisms available to mitigate them.
There are two main types of regulatory risks.
One is the generic risk that a changing regulatory environment poses to new technologies. The other is the more specific risk that the investment tax credit may not be available or as beneficial as expected.
One need look no farther back than 2015 for an example of regulatory risk at the state level. The Nevada Public Utilities Commission terminated the state net metering policy; residential rooftop