Record year for US storage, says ACP

March 23, 2023

US energy storage experienced a record year in 2022 with 4 GW and 12 GWh commissioned, representing an 80 per cent increase in total operating storage capacity, according to data from the American Clean Power Association (ACP).

The data also showed that, in the almost 140 GW development pipeline, solar accounts for 59 per cent of all clean power capacity, onshore wind accounts for 15 per cent, battery storage represents 14 per cent, and offshore wind accounts for the remaining 13 per cent.

ACP said there are 550 US manufacturing facilities dedicated to producing components and parts for wind, solar, and storage projects in the clean power industry and, since the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, 47 new clean energy manufacturing facilities or expansions have been announced, bringing more than 18,000 new American jobs.