Slowly, the industry is agreeing with those calling energy storage the killer app of the smart grid because of its wide range of applications and services. Industry support is making possible new revenue streams for the energy storage applications, which is changing the T&D interface with behind-the-meter and front-of-the-meter systems. The technology is readily available and getting better all the time. 2018 went down in the record books as an extraordinary year for energy storage,
Following are images from current energy storage projects across the globe. For more information on these installations, see "Energy Storage Unleashed" in the April issue of T&D World magazine.