It’s worth noting here, on an information site focused on battery storage, that (on Monday 20th November 2017) the Australian Council of Learned Academies published their report on “The Role of Energy Storage in Australia’s Future Energy Supply Mix,”
For as long as the page holds, you can access the different parts of the report here on the ACOLA website.
In particular, I found page 63 of interest:
As I noted on the image, the authors seem to remind us not to mistake the means (i.e. the battery, in this case) with the desired ends (i.e. emissions reduction).