Years to recover cost of battery storage

Battery storage systems are currently expensive and have a limited usable lifetime. When usable battery capacity is included in the financial returns is becomes clear households never recover the (current) cost of battery storage systems.

Economics of using battery storage on a time of use tariff without solar

Households on a time of use tariff can use battery storage systems to reduce the amount of electricity they purchase during peak periods. Using consumption data from 8000 households this article concludes on current prices households will make a financial loss.