U.S. energy storage boomed in the last quarter of 2020, with record 2,156 megawatt-hours (MWh) of new energy storage systems brought online, up by a massive?182 percent compared to the third quarter, Wood Mackenzie and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) said in their latest US Energy Storage Monitor report . Front-of-meter (FTM) storage is booming in the United States, thanks to falling prices and falling barriers to storage deployment, according to the report. Four out of every five megawatts (MW) installed in the fourth quarter of 2020 were FTM storage, and this segment contributed 529 MW out of the total 651 MW of storage deployed during the quarter. For the full year, a total of 1,464 MW / 3,487 MWh of new storage was brought online in the United States, Wood Mackenzie and ESA said. The U.S. storage market is expected to add five times more MW of […]