1. California, Hawaii Lead Surge In Residential Battery Storage In Q1

    California, Hawaii Lead Surge In Residential Battery Storage In Q1

    A new report from Greentech Media and the Energy Storage Association finds residential battery storage in the US surged in the first quarter of 2018. In total, 36 megawatt-hours of behind the meter residential storage were installed in Q1 — equaling the total amount installed in the previous three quarters combined. The vast majority of new grid connected residential battery storage — 74% — took place in just two states, California and Hawaii.

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    1. Changing net metering rules and increasing customer interest in backup and solar self-consumption drove the residential energy storage market's record quarter.
    2. With the U.S. energy storage market demonstrating a continued upward growth trajectory in the first quarter of 2018, the industry is moving closer to its vision of 35 GW of new energy storage installations by 2025.
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