For two decades, we’ve been racing to find reliable energy storage solutions to charge our vehicles, power our smartphones, and manage our electrical grid. Huge investments in battery research and technology have made the energy storage and battery industry a fundamental part of the global economy.

Our clients tap into our library of research and best-practice advice, predictive data science, market research, and industry experts to keep up with the ever-changing energy storage market.

Battery storage intelligence

Whether you’re tracking the battery market; designing programs for utility customers, offerings for mobility and electric vehicles (EVs), or grid-scale solutions; or finding the right customers for your battery programs, we can help.

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Tracking the battery market

To understand your battery market, forecast market penetration, determine where and when to invest, and guide your incentive program rollouts, use our market intelligence and industry expertise.

Solutions for tracking the battery market

Research and advisory

E Source Battery Next is a data-focused solution for tracking the battery market and anticipating where it will go next. With access to our proprietary Battery Cost Model as well as our Battery Forecast Database, you can conduct your own forecasts or rely on the guidance of E Source battery experts.


Our experts will help you study the market, develop roadmaps, launch new products, and understand the competitive landscape. With our guidance, you can build a solid go-to-market strategy based on strong, clean data.

Designing for a distributed grid

Whether you’re designing programs for utility customers, offerings for mobility and EVs, or grid-scale solutions, our insights, data, and expertise can help you jump the curve and get to market faster.

Designing utility customer programs

When designing your customer-sited battery storage programs and determining your overall strategy, save time and avoid missteps by putting other utilities’ successes and lessons learned into action.

Research and advisory

The E Source Distributed Energy Resource Strategy Service demonstrates how your peer utilities are designing pilots and programs for backup power.

The E Source Technology Assessment Service delivers unbiased advice on how to incorporate the latest battery technologies into your utility programs.

E Source Battery Next can accelerate the development of your customer battery programs so that you can provide the energy storage solutions your customers need, cost-effectively and optimized for your goals.


Work with our consulting team to understand your customers’ needs and motivations and to map their energy storage journeys. Our experts will conduct ethnographic research and guide your team through human-centered design-thinking exercises so you can develop tailored offerings for your customers.

Designing EV programs

Ensure that your electric distribution grid can meet your customers’ transportation fuel needs. Use our research and data services to learn when and where you’ll need to upgrade your grid.

Research and advisory

The E Source Technology Assessment Service shows you how to use EV batteries to balance out intermittency and implement managed EV charging technology to control the power draw from electric cars and fleets.

Data science

E Source OneInform predicts which parts of your service territory will be most densely populated by EV and battery customers.

Designing grid-scale solutions

Predict where batteries should go based on where your utility grid is most vulnerable. Use data science to identify potential points of failure and match intermittent resources with battery storage.

Data science

E Source GridInform applies data science to help you plan battery distribution, map your grid, prevent downtime, improve resiliency, and reduce operations and maintenance costs.

Solutions to make sure you reach the right customers with the right offers

Research and advisory

The E Source Distributed Energy Resource Strategy Service can help you position your programs and determine your messaging based on proprietary voice-of-the-customer market research.

Data science

Use predictive data science through E Source OneInform to narrow your audience and focus your outreach on customers who are interested in battery storage programs. This strategy increases program cost-effectiveness.


Our consulting team will layer in custom ethnographic research to help you understand the needs and motivations of customers likely to participate in energy storage offerings so you can tailor solutions to them.

Meet our experts

Sam Jaffe

Electric vehicle (EV) programs, Electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), Hybrid vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), Battery storage, Electrochemical batteries

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Ben Campbell

Electric vehicles (EVs), Battery storage, Electrochemical batteries, Modeling, Market research

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Bryan Jungers

Electrification, Renewable energy, Emerging technology programs, Electric vehicles (EVs), Battery storage

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Amy Schmidt

Underserved customers, Planning, Demand-side management (DSM), Demand-response (DR) programs, Load shifting

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Luke Beckett

Decarbonization, Distributed energy resources (DERs), Demand-side management (DSM), End-use and emerging technology topics

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Steven Day

Electric vehicle (EV) programs, Electrification, Electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), Hybrid vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs)

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