USTDA ENERGY STORAGE STUDY

USTDA Energy Storage Feasibility Study

The USTDA Energy Storage Feasibility Study is a desktop study that determines the overall benefits and economic potential of energy storage. Fractal performs a thorough assessment to design economic business models. The study includes market research, finance structures, environmental impacts and a regulatory assessment. Fractal also a roadmap and valuation tools.

10-Step Valuation Methodology

Fractal has developed a proven 10-step methodology to complete an Energy Storage Feasibility Study.

Discover the Opportunities

Fractal designs business models to address a variety of operational and planning challenges. Multiple services are stacked to create economic, scalable and duplicatable value propositions. Fractal also provides a roadmap that encourages:

  • Improved electricity access and quality
  • Integration of renewable energy generation
  • Adoption of decentralized generation
  • Development of energy storage projects and foreign investment
  • Reduced greenhouse gases
  • Deferred infrastructure investment
  • Enhanced grid resiliency
  • Economic development
  • Mitigation of operational challenges
  • Offset of diesel and thermal generation during peak demand
  • Increased energy efficiency and reliability
  • Increased knowledge and experience
  • Global leadership and stewardship

Funding Opportunities

The U.S. Trade Development Agency supports efforts to expand energy generation by helping its partner countries develop renewable energy resources, invest in cleaner forms of traditional energy and modernize electric grids to increase efficiency, reliability and sustainability. Smart Grid Today recognized the Agency’s efforts to help its partner countries modernize their grids by naming it a 2013 Smart Grid Pioneer. In FY 2015, USTDA committed over half of its energy investments to renewable power. These project preparation activities have the potential to unlock over $4.3 billion in financing and produce over 2,400 megawatts of new renewable energy. The USTDA provides sole source grants directly to overseas project sponsors who, in turn, select U.S. companies to perform the USTDA-funded activities. USTDA sole-source grants are available for feasibility studies, technical assistance, and pilot projects in priority infrastructure sectors such as transportation, energy, and telecommunications to eligible project sponsors.

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