Can Germany do for storage what it did for solar? Country ponders subsidy
Germany is often credited for a "solar miracle." Even though it's a cloudy country, it is a world leader in solar energy thanks to a generous feed-in tariff that lasted for years. The mechanism promises long-term contracts at above-market rates for solar producers. As a result, thousands of solar installations were put up. Germany is credited for helping bring down the prices of solar systems in the early years, since the country provided enough business that economies of scale began to kick in.
Could Germany's proposed storage subsidy...
22 April 2013
Source: BusinessGreen 21 October 2014