Home energy storage systems enable homeowners to store electricity from renewable energy sources such as solar PV, wind or hydro turbines for later use. Through minimising reliance on the grid, residential energy storage enables homeowners to enjoy greater convenience and flexibility, as well as peace of mind about their energy bills.
Changes to the National Grid’s regulatory framework is transforming the UK energy landscape. As of April 2019, the Electricity System Operator (ESO) became a legally separate company within the National Grid Group. Drivers such as decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitalisation have revolutionised the UK’s energy supply with a growing trend in battery energy storage.