CE Delft was commissioned by Huawei Technologies B.V. to gather general information about home batteries in this knowledge document. A home battery can be installed in homes or small businesses, for example for storing excess solar energy. The themes in this knowledge paper are home battery models, the role of home batteries for energy transition, fire safety, raw materials & recycling and cybersecurity.
This baseline document is intended to provide an overview of home batteries and their potential role in electricity storage. In an in-depth study (expected completion September 2023), we will focus in greater detail on the business case for home batteries, their relationship to grid congestion, their role in the energy system and policy recommendations for the government and grid operators.