Growth of the electric vehicle market and increasing demand for battery storage are likely to propel growth.
The battery system in the small, rural town of Thebes allows Ameren Illinois more time to complete repairs in a “geographically challenging area.”
A clean energy group’s report says distributed energy resources need better access to wholesale markets.
Industry groups argue that even batteries that don’t meet the 10-hour threshold still provide the same reliability benefits as fossil fuel power plants.
A 2019 state law requires utilities to consider energy storage in their long-range resource plans.