This monthly report tracks battery storage projects by capacity, state, entity owners, and ownership type.


Analysis and data for this report was done by Zpryme using the U.S. EIA 860 monthly generation operator data.

U.S. Battery Capacity and Projects Through August 2022

  • In August 2022, 10 operational battery projects were added in the U.S., accounting for an additional 415 MW of capacity. Compared to July, cumulative operational battery capacity increased by 6.6% in August.
  • As of August 2022, cumulative operational battery projects totaled 376 with a capacity of 6,702 MW.
  • Future planned capacity increased by 5,879 MW in August 2022, reaching a total of 22,678 MW (vs 16,796 in July of 2022).
  • From January 2022 to August 2022, a total of 60 battery projects have been added in the U.S., accounting for an additional 2,133 MW of capacity.
  • Since January 2021, U.S. operational battery capacity has increased by 5,071 MW or 311%.
  • As of August 2022, 80.8% of battery capacity was owned by Non-CHP IPPs and 19.1% was owned by utilities.
  • In August 2022, the top 5 states ranked by battery capacity were California (3,629 MW), Texas (1,168 MW), Florida (520 MW), Massachusetts (196 MW), and Nevada (165 MW).
  • In August 2022, the top 5 battery project owners ranked by capacity were NextEra Energy (1,295 MW), Terra-Gen (547 MW), LS Power (450.0 MW), Broad Reach Power (339 MW), and AES (327 MW).



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