U.S. Energy Storage Capacity Set To Double This Year

U.S. grid-connected energy storage capacity this year is set for a twofold increase to 712 MW from 376 MW last year. What’s more, between 2019 and 2024, storage capacity will soar to almost 5 GW, of which 90 percent will be battery storage, IHS Markit said in a new report.

This will make the United States the country with the most energy storage capacity connected to the grid, ahead of the current global leader in this area, South Korea.

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