The Kinetic Battery page allows you to define the costs of the battery, as well as parameters like the lifetime, throughput, and state of charge of the storage system. The Kinetic Battery model is a two-tank system, that separates the "available energy" for electricity generation from the "bound energy" that cannot be used.
This section gives details of the kinetic battery model.
The Site Specific Input section allows you to enter parameters that might change from project to project. The Initial State of Charge input (in percentage) sets the battery's state of charge at the beginning of the simulation. The Minimum State of Charge input (in percentage) sets the lower limit on the state of charge.