Behind-the-Meter Battery Storage: Frequently Asked Questions

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


This quick read provides concise answers to frequently asked questions about behind-the-meter (BTM) storage systems. It includes a basic introduction to BTM energy storage and the services it can provide and helps dispel some common misconceptions. It touches on the building blocks that support BTM storage deployment and its safe incorporation into power system operations. Examples and best practices from advanced jurisdictions that can be applied elsewhere are also included.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 2021

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-7A40-79393


  • behind the meter storage
  • energy storage
  • energy storage toolkit
  • FAQ
  • Greening the Grid
  • storage
  • USAID-NREL Partnership


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