Li-ion-dominated US energy storage capacity surges in Q4
Published: Wednesday, 08 March 2017
New deployments in energy storage capacity surged in the quarter, as analysts expect the sector to continue developing at a fast pace this year, although the new US presidency is creating uncertainty on the legislative front.
Energy storage capacity in the US increased seven-fold in
the fourth quarter of last year against the previous quarter,
as the market remains dominated by lithium-ion (Li-ion)
batteries while other technologies such as vanadium flow (VRBs)
are making headway.
A total 140.8MW of new energy storage capacity were deployed