Li-ion-dominated US energy storage capacity surges in Q4

By Davide Ghilotti
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 in...

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