South Korean lithium-ion battery manufacturer SK Innovation will begin construction on the second of two manufacturing plants in the US state of Georgia this summer, with the first already under construction.
The US state of Georgia’s fledgling energy storage market took another step forward with the ceremonial switch on of Georgia Power’s ‘Smart Neighbourhood’ in Atlanta.
Georgia Power is set to boost its state’s battery energy storage sector, with the company's plan to own and operate 80MW of battery energy storage unanimously approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC).
Utility Georgia Power wants to own and operate 80MW of battery energy storage systems in its service area.
While the likes of California, Massachusetts and New York make headlines as the leading US states for energy storage policy, initiatives from the ground up in New Hampshire, Georgia and Michigan have been announced already this year.