IEEFA Report on Advances in Electricity Storage Suggest Rapid Disruption of U.S. Electricity Sector By Ayush Verma/ Updated On Thu, Jun 20th, 2019 According to a new report, momentum is gaining around an industry shift toward utility-scale battery storage systems nationally in the United States. It highlights that utility-scale batteries are giving renewables a big lift while undercutting coal and challenging fracked gas. The report ‘Advances in Electricity Storage Suggest Rapid Disruption of U.S. Electricity Sector’, details upstart storage and storage-expansion projects in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Nevada, Texas, and Vermont. This report, in reviewing the major uses of battery storage technologies, finds usage ubiquitous despite its still-tiny installation numbers. We have sought to highlight operational projects or those either in the advanced planning stage or currently under construction. Energy storage is not a pie-in-the sky proposition; these changes are taking place today.