Wind + Storage Site Analysis

Fractal determines the technical and financial viability of adding battery storage to a proposed wind project site. Fractal will identify business models, optimize dispatch, design specifications and detailed project economics.

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8-Step Valuation Methodology

Fractal has developed a proven 8-step methodology to complete an Wind + Storage Site Analysis.

Discover the Opportunities

Fractal designs system and business models with the highest reliability and lowest total cost of ownership.

Address Operational Challenges

  • Curtailment
  • Volt / Var Support
  • Negative Prices
  • Hurricane Protection
  • Congestion

Direct Revenues

  • Ancillary Services
  • Capacity Auction
  • Energy Arbitrage
  • TOD / Seasonal Pricing
  • RFP / RFO Response

Capacity / Peak Load

  • Resource Adequacy
  • Capacity Firming
  • Infrastructure Deferral
  • Load Following
  • RPS / GHG Requirements


The project deliverables for the Wind + Storage Site Analysis includes progress reports and a comprehensive final report containing:

  • Battery Profile (Energy, SOC and/or DOD)
  • Sizing vs. Performance Summary
  • Performance (RTE, Cycle Life, Calendar Life)
  • Seasonal Dispatch Models
  • System Sizing, Chemistry Selection, POI and Registration Requirements
  • Degradation and Augmentation Schedule
  • Visualization of Business Model (Duty Cycle)
  • Interconnection Requirements (Size / Location / Registration)
  • SLD and Site Layout (Optional)
  • Proposal Preparation (Optional)
  • Annual System Capacity and Delivered Energy Projections
  • Parameter and Assumption Explanation
  • Proforma and Financial Metrics (IRR, NPV, Payback)
  • Monetizable and Nonmonetizable Benefits
  • Optimized Use of Tax Incentives
  • Optimization of Business Models and System Configuration
  • Optimization of Dispatch, Sizing, Chemistry and Augmentation
  • Business Model Capital Outlay (CAPEX / OPEX)
  • 4 hours of support after the final report is submitted
  • Financial Models (Optional)