20 Jun '11, 6pm

NHA, CAREBS applaud growing focus on energy storage benefits to U.S. grid

The Coalition to Advance Renewable Energy through Bulk Storage (CAREBS) and the National Hydropower Association (NHA) applaud the recognition of the valuable role of energy storage in electricity production and delivery, contained in the “Joint Principles for Clean Energy” issued by the American Wind Energy Association and the Electricity Storage Association on June 8. Cooperation between the storage and renewable energy communities will help ensure more consistent and coordinated policy direction, greater grid reliability, and more clean energy jobs for Americans. Given the growth of variable energy resources and the need for greater grid flexibility, CAREBS and NHA support regulatory frameworks and operating regimes which illuminate the full value of grid services, especially ancillary services, provided by energy storage, and we support the Federal Energy Regulatory Com...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/partner/national-...

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