Lead-acid battery share in grid storage mart to shrink

Dec 20, 2012 | 05:53 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  lead-acid batteries, lead-carbon batteries, grid storage, grid batteries, NanoMarkets, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Lead-acid batteries will account for just 30 percent of the grid storage market by 2018, with the commercialization of new technologies, such as sodium-sulfur batteries, set to make further inroads, according to a new study.
The grid-storage market will reach $6.1 billion by 2018, with a “wave of storage deployment about to occur on the customer side of the meter for power-quality, peak-shaving and grid-stability applications,” market research and industry analysis firm NanoMarkets said.....





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