Some 91 new grid-scale energy storage systems representing total capacity of 362.8 MW were launched or announced between January 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014, according to a report.
Navigant Research’s Energy Storage Tracker 3Q14 report states the 2013-2014 period has been particularly active for lithium-ion technology, with 168.6 MW announced in the past two years. Currently, there are 236.3 MW of Li-ion deployed globally.
The second leading energy storage technology in regard to new market activity is sodium sulphur batteries—primarily the result of a new deal in Italy and a renewed deal in the United Arab Emirates.
The report includes a database of 697 projects encompassing 1,160 systems.