Energy Storage 101

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This section of the is intended to provide an introductory overview of energy storage technology, applications, and deployment considerations. It is intended to be a tool to support bringing new stakeholders up to speed on the energy storage landscape.

The content is based on Energy Storage 101 training courses EPRI has presented in various venues. We will continue to build out the content with a more detailed narrative. If you have any suggestions, please email Erin Minear (

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State of Energy Storage: Drivers and Big Picture

What is driving the adoption of energy storage and how do these forces influence the current energy storage landscape throughout the world? This section covers the following topics in more detail:

Drivers for Energy Storage

  • Decreasing technology costs
  • Increasing renewable generation
  • Evolving utility needs
  • Increasing utility customer choice and engagement
  • Policy and regulatory changes

Current Status and Future Outlook

  • Market and Deployment Trends

Energy Storage Economics

Energy Storage Technologies

Energy Storage Integration and Deployment

Additional Resources