Energy storage is transforming the power industry, and lithium-ion battery technology is a dominating driving force. But with the pace of change, it remains to be seen whether lithium-ion will remain in the lead over the long-term. Burns & McDonnell Energy Storage Director Chris Ruckman explains.
Lithium-ion batteries have become the technology of choice for utility-scale energy storage configurations. Further growth will depend on how manufacturers and the utility industry address battery safety challenges.