Business model of Pumped Storage Projects
- May 20, 2021 6:58 am GMT
My understanding is that business model for a PSP can be a mix of Ahead-of-Meter and Behind-the-Meter applications,
- Behind the Meter - integration with RE sources to ensure dispatchability to an otherwise infirm generation source; and
- Ahead of Meter
- Energy Arbitrage/ Peaking Supply, either as short term merchant services or dedicated to a utility to optimize its demand supply management
- Ancillary Services
- T&D Congestion Management
and, potentially many more services and more importantly, a wide range of combination of such services over days/ seasons.
I am looking for a real life case to understand how a particular PSP is contracting such services and the corresponding revenue model. I understand that the underlying power market structure will also have a bearing on the contracting strategy and to that extent a case study from a regulated market will be extremely pertinent. Any public reading material is also welcome.
Thanks. Shatanshu Agrawal
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