1. The US Deployed 18.3MW of Energy Storage in Q1 2016, Growing 127% Year-Over-Year

    The US Deployed 18.3MW of Energy Storage in Q1 2016, Growing 127% Year-Over-Year

    According to GTM Research and ESA’s latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor, the U.S. deployed 18.3 megawatts (21.2 megawatt-hours) of energy storage in the first quarter of 2016. Deployments were up 127 percent year-over-year, but down 84 percent from the historic fourth quarter of 2015.The first quarter continued the trend of relatively slow starts seen over the last few years. However, residential energy storage was a standout segment both quarterly and annually. More than 8.9 megawatts were deployed in behind-the-meter applications.

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    1. The slow start to 2016 is not unusual, but also points to the shifting nature of U.S. energy storage market.
    2. After record-breaking growth in deployments at the end of last year, 2016 first-quarter leading indicators and mounting opportunities are signaling another positive year of storage industry growth.
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