Global in-front-of-the-meter energy storage levelized cost by sector 2019

This statistic depicts the levelized cost of in-front-of-the-meter energy storage in 2019, by sector. In that year, the unsubsidized levelized cost of energy storage used in utility-scale systems ranged between 102 and 139 U.S. dollars per megawatt hour.

Unsubsidized levelized cost of in-front-of-the-meter energy storage worldwide in 2019, by sector

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Release date

November 2019



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Supplementary notes

Analysis assumes 20% debt at an 8% interest rate and 80% equity at a 12% cost of equity.

* Given operational parameters for this case (i.e., 25 cycles per year), levelized metrics are not comparable between this and other use cases presented.

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