Rooftop solar panels combined with battery storage have very real potential to destroy the reigning grid utility model, according to a study released this week by the Rocky Mountain Institute. And the destruction could happen quickly.
“We weren’t really surprised to see that it could happen,” said Jon
Creyts, RMI managing director. “What surprised us is how quickly it
could happen. Within 10 years, we could have tens of millions of utility
customers who have favorable economics for defecting from the grid.”
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