Utility-scale storage capacity seen nearly tripling in 2020 Storage driven by state programs at risk from MOPRs Washington — There is little doubt that 2020 is going to be a good year for the electric storage industry, but policy decisions in the coming year are poised to shape the pace of growth and revenue potential for the sector. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now As state programs are driving demand for storage resources, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is enabling further buildout and revenue streams for these resources, most notably through its landmark electric storage market participation rule, Order 841 (AD16-20, RM16-23). US utility-scale battery storage installations totaled around 1 GW in 2019, and that figure is expected to nearly triple in 2020, according to data from S&P Global Platts Analytics. California Independent System Operator is easily the largest market for utility-scale […]