United States 2016 Q1 solar energy storage market installed capacity up to 18

Polaris solar PV net news: GTM Research’s latest report found that in 2016 United States energy market achieved a strong growth in particular meter billing application setup project.

According to GTMResearch and Energy Storage Association (ESA) latest report showed that United States energy market along the roller-coaster-like speed of sustained and rapid growth. First quarter of 2016 United States energy inspection report shows that energy storage market grew 127%, installed capacity up to 18.3MW, but in 2015, down 84% peak in the fourth quarter.

Significant changes in energy markets. Meter billing application setup project used to be a relatively small market, but in the first quarter, meter billing application setup project to occupy nearly half of all 8.9MW new Setup project.

GTMResearch storage Ravi Manghani expressed: “after 2015 PJM installing surge this year gradually turned to California as a major market for utility-scale projects. ”

Aliso Canyon fuel shortages caused by the gas leak has accelerated this shift.

The report also noted that activities at the operational level have been picked up. Total SA plans to buy battery maker Saft for $ 11, which is the energy storage market worth more than US $ 1 billion deal.

GTM Research expected United States energy market this year increased by only 24%, increased from 281MW, will have faster growth is expected in the next few years. By 2021, this market will grow to more than 2GW. (/Tina translation)

Original title: United States 2016 Q1 solar energy storage market installed capacity up to 18.3MW

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