It looks like the US market for storage will rapidly move to 10+ GWh/year over the next few years. Things will really get interesting when this expands to 100+GWh/year by 2030.
Enel announced a dramatic scale-up of its U.S. energy storage ambitions on Tuesday, saying it will add 1 gigawatt of storage capacity to its renewables fleet by 2022.
The first entry in the battery build-out has already begun construction in Texas, for delivery by summer 2021. The Lily project, located southeast of Dallas, includes 146 megawatts of bifacial solar panels and a battery with 50 megawatts/75 megawatt-hours of storage capacity. That makes it an early adopter of the two-sided photovoltaic panels, which boost output by catching sunlight reflected off the ground