North America is currently leading the world for utility-scale energy storage deployments, but could be overtaken by the second-largest market, the Asia-Pacific region, as early as 2023, according to forecasting and analysis by Guidehouse Insights.
A representative of US energy holding company Duke Energy said yesterday that “no major technological breakthroughs would be required” for it to reach 2030 emissions reduction goals and that battery storage will play an important role.
Kelly Speakes-Backman, CEO of the Energy Storage Association and 2019 Cleanie Awardee for Woman of the Year, says Federal issues remain important, but we shouldn’t ignore the actions on the ground across the US.
US utility Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has issued request for proposals (RfPs) for a mix of technologies across solar, energy storage, wind and others to meet requirements for extra power generation identified under its Integrated Resource Plan (2018 IRP).
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).