Interview , News of 29 March 2017
Decentralized storage installations should be available for further market interaction: interview with Wolf-Peter Schill
Copyright: Tobias Machhaus
Mr. Schill, what role does decentralized prosumage with solar power and battery storage currently play in Germany?
The battery-supported self-generation and consumption of electricity from solar sources is still a niche in the German market. Around 50,000 storage batteries have been installed here to date. On the whole that’s not a lot. Their total storage capacity is significantly lower than that of the other storage devices in use today. The niche is growing rapidly, but starting from a rather low level. [...]
The full interview with Wolf-Peter Schill in DIW Economic Bulletin 12+13/2017 | PDF, 88.44 KB