by Julian Spector
June 16, 2017

The upstart energy storage industry, though young and small in numbers, is nearing the highest echelons of solardom.

I confirmed this week that all this talk about solar-plus-storage being the "next big thing" coincides with real strategic changes among the nation’s leading solar developers.

I took the list of top 10 companies based on developed and contracted solar capacity and checked out how each one is approaching storage. Eight of 10 either have already installed storage or are actively pursuing it, and the other two declined to...