Ben Campbell oversees the research team for Battery Next and analyzes the business models, manufacturing processes, and electrochemistry of batteries for stationary energy storage and electric transportation. Previously, he was a lead analyst at Cairn Energy Research Advisors (ERA), a specialty consulting company focused on batteries that E Source acquired in October of 2021. At Cairn ERA, he helped develop an industry-leading model for battery manufacturing costs and forecasted markets for EV batteries and charging infrastructure. He holds a BA in philosophy from Wake Forest University.

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How much do batteries cost in 2024?

Ben Campbell, Shawn Wasim
June 20, 2024

The E Source Battery Next Forecast Database is an industry-leading tool to help utilities better understand the current and future state of the battery market. Join this webinar to learn more about the tool and where we expect pricing to go for the rest of 2024.

Battery price forecast 2024: How EV demand in China affects battery costs for US stationary storage projects

Ben Campbell
December 5, 2023

Learn how battery pricing has changed in the past year and hear our projections for the next year. If you’re looking for battery price forecasts, you won’t want to miss this. We’ll make sure you understand the factors that affect battery pricing and the implications of battery price fluctuations.

A battery costs how much? Understanding battery pricing with the E Source Battery Cost Model

Sam Jaffe, Ben Campbell
July 19, 2022

Batteries have become an integral part of the electricity grid. The E Source Battery Cost Model is a tool that clarifies current and future battery prices. Tune in to learn how your utility can make well-informed decisions about battery procurement by using the E Source Battery Cost Model.

How can utilities navigate the imminent battery wave?

Ben Campbell, Rachel Reiss Buckley
June 28, 2022

In the current battery market, there are supply chain issues, material shortages, and manufacturing limitations. But demand for batteries is skyrocketing. Learn how E Source can help you navigate the battery market with data science and our proprietary Battery Forecast Database.