1. Energy Storage in Infrastructure Modernization? Yes and Here's Why

    Energy Storage in Infrastructure Modernization? Yes and Here's Why

    Roads and bridges may be what comes to mind for a lot of people when they hear about federal infrastructure improvements. But batteries and other advanced energy storage devices should be on the list too. That’s the word from the Energy Storage Association and 52 private companies and business associations in a letter this week urging Congressional leaders to include energy storage in infrastructure modernization planning.

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    1. With appropriate public policy in place, the U.S. could continue to grow this nascent industry and lead the globe on research and development, manufacturing, integration and deployment of the hardware and software necessary for intelligent energy storage-based solutions.
    2. Despite these initial forays, most states, utilities, and co-ops face barriers to using energy storage as innovative grid infrastructure.
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