28 Sep '16, 9pm

Four new California laws to promote energy storage

Four new California laws to promote energy storage

“Collectively, these bills will grow the behind-the-meter and utility-scale energy storage markets, create new clean energy jobs, reduce distributed energy resource interconnection challenges, and ensure that bulk energy storage is part of California’s renewable energy future,” the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) said in a statement. Growing the ability to store energy will help California meet its 50% renewable mandate by 2030. Bill AB 2868 requires the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to direct the state’s three investor-owned utilities – Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE) – to speed up deployment of distributed energy storage by filing applications for new programs and investments of up to 500MW. This is in addition to the 1.325GW storage procurement goal by 2020 that California set...

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