This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS - See his portfolio and get alerts BEFORE every trade. Learn more NOW!

Energy Storage, Backup Power, Peak Shaving, And Building Operations Cost Reductions: Market Analysis And Forecasts

Key Questions Addressed:

-When will V2B services become commercially viable for commercial building owners?

-What is the revenue potential for V2B-enabled vehicles in reducing building energy costs?

-Which regions of the world are leading V2B development?

-How will local energy markets and pricing affect the potential for V2B?

-Which markets will be the early adopters of V2B technology?

-What are the market drivers and challenges for adoption of V2B technology?

-Who are the key players in the emerging V2B sector?

Who needs this report?

-Vehicle manufacturers and suppliers

-Battery manufacturers

-BEMS and charging equipment suppliers

-Commercial building owners and managers

-Energy service companies

-Fleet operators


-Government agencies

-Military agencies

-Investor community

Table of Contents

1.  Executive Summary

1.1   Introduction

1.2   Market Evolution

1.3   V2B Investment

1.4   Market Challenges

2.  Market Issues

2.1   Plug-in Electric Vehicle Sales

2.1.1     Fuel Prices

2.1.2     Greening of Fleets

2.1.3     Legislative, Regulatory, and Other Drivers

2.1.4     Fuel Cell Vehicles

2.2   V2B Applications

2.2.1     Demand Charge Avoidance and Peak Shaving

2.2.2     Time-of-Use

2.2.3     Demand Response

2.2.4     Dynamic Pricing

2.2.5     Power Quality and Power Conditioning

2.2.6     Emergency and Backup Power Supply

2.2.7     Vehicle to Home

2.3   Vehicle-to-Building Value Proposition

2.3.1     Current State

2.3.2     Opportunities to Enhance the Value Proposition     Battery Cost Reduction     Charging Infrastructure Cost Reduction     Tie V2B with other BEMS Services     Microgrids

2.4   Building Energy Management Systems and Smart Grid Interface

2.5   Energy Storage in Buildings

2.5.1     Lead-Acid

2.5.2     Fuel Cells

2.5.3     Vehicle Batteries     Nickel-Metal Hydride     Lithium Ion

2.6   Vehicle to Grid

2.7   Smart Charging

2.8   Market Barriers

2.8.1     Higher Cost of PEVs Compared to ICE Vehicles

2.8.2     Impact on Battery Life of PEVs

2.8.3     Availability of PEVs for Building's Energy Demand

2.8.4     Lack of Standard Deployment in Market

2.8.5     Utility Pricing Schemes

2 of 6

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 18,288.63 +155.93 0.86%
S&P 500 2,117.39 +12.89 0.61%
NASDAQ 5,008.0960 +44.5690 0.90%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs