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GE's Energy Storage Restart: He projected that the company could ring up $500 million in annual sales by 2016,...

GE's Energy Storage Restart: He projected that the company could ring up $500 million in annual sales by 2016,...

: NYSE) built out a manufacturing facility in Schenectady, New York for its sodium-ion batteries. CEO Jeff Immelt declared the company a contender in the energy storage industry. He projected that the company could ring up $500 million in annual sales by 2016, and build to $1 billion a year by 2020 by providing energy storage to utility-scale alternative energy projects. Reality has been a bit different than Immelt's vision. GE ended up shuttering the plant in the Fall 2014, and all but fifty employees were finally laid-off or reassigned in early 2015. GE’s foray into the energy storage market appeared to be over before it began. Energy industry watchers began an autopsy on GE’s sodium-nickel-chloride battery chemistry that had been used in large train batteries. Others focused on the poor economics of distributed solar and wind power compared to the persistently low price...

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