1. Sen. Heinrich, FERC Chairman Promote Storage as Vital for Clean Energy Economy

    Sen. Heinrich, FERC Chairman Promote Storage as Vital for Clean Energy Economy

    Federal and state officials stressed the importance of energy storage in the clean energy economy and the need for a supportive regulatory environment at the Energy Storage Association's annual Policy Forum in Washington, D.C. More than 200 energy storage industry stakeholders and leaders in attendance heard U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) announce plans to introduce bipartisan legislation to expand the Investment Tax Credit to include standalone energy storage. Keynote speaker Neil Chatterjee, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , discussed regulations that open the markets for storage to compete on a level playing field with other technologies. Also at the event, ESA CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman discussed the top energy storage trends that the industry must prepare for in 2019.

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