Current Uses of Li-ion Batteries

Li-ion batteries provide a reliable, long-lasting and rechargeable power source. They are widely used in a variety of applications, including:

  • Consumer electronics, ranging from cell phones to electric vehicles to backup home energy storage systems.
  • First responders’ rechargeable portable equipment, including flashlights, portable radios, cardiac monitors and gas monitoring equipment.
  • Uninterrupted power flow to critical infrastructure in commercial applications.
  • Expanding the capacity, flexibility and reliability of the power grid.

The United States leads the world in the use of utility-scale BESS.