Global Energy Capacity for Advanced Batteries for Utility-Scale Energy Storage is Expected to Reach 42.7 GWh by 2025, According to Navigant Research

Improvements in storage technologies and emerging business models are solidifying utility-scale energy storage in the grid, report finds

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A recent report from Navigant Research examines the market for advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage, with global market forecasts for energy capacity, power capacity, and revenue, segmented by region, application, chemistry, and subchemistry, through 2025.


Over the next decade, growth in advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage applications is projected to be robust. Market factors such as variable generation deployments, government support, grid and market structure, demographics, and grid stability are anticipated to lead to an annual revenue increase from $231.9 million in 2016 to $3.6 billion in 2025 and a 30-fold increase in capacity. Click to tweet: According to a recent report from @NavigantRSRCH, global energy capacity for advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage is expected to reach 42.7 GWh by 2025.

"Improvements in advanced battery energy storage technologies, developing regional regulatory and market drivers, and emerging new business models are poised to make utility-scale energy storage a growing and viable part of the electricity grid," says William Tokash, senior research analyst with Navigant Research. "Market regulation changes are also expected to foster the development of new revenue business models that will support capital investment in energy storage systems (ESSs)."

According to the report, ESSs such as advanced batteries have the unique ability to provide value to the grid operator/utility by improving stability while also improving the economics of an individual generating facility. These technological advances are enabling energy storage to meet evolving performance requirements and driving revised market rules and regulations.

The report, Market Data: Advanced Batteries for Utility-Scale Energy Storage, analyzes the global market for advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage. The study examines the strengths and weaknesses of the major battery chemistries and how they match to specific applications. Global market forecasts for energy capacity, power capacity, and revenue, segmented by region, application, chemistry, and subchemistry, extend through 2025. An Executive Summary of the report is available for free download on the Navigant Research website.

About Navigant Research

Navigant Research, the dedicated research arm of Navigant, provides market research and benchmarking services for rapidly changing and often highly regulated industries. In the energy sector, Navigant Research focuses on in-depth analysis and reporting about global clean technology markets. The team's research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of the Energy Technologies, Utility Transformations, Transportation Efficiencies, and Buildings Innovations sectors. Additional information about Navigant Research can be found at www.navigantresearch.com.

About Navigant

Navigant Consulting, Inc. is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant's professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant's practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

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