by Julian Spector
October 08, 2019

The year is not yet over, but 2019 is sure to go down in history as the time when the impact of residential storage transitioned from largely speculative to tangible.

Ever since Elon Musk captured the public’s attention with the notion that normal people could control their own clean electricity consumption using batteries, the actual market presence of these products has lagged behind their prominence in the zeitgeist. But in the record-setting second quarter, the U.S. installed more battery capacity in homes that it did in all of 2017.