1. Bay Area Energy Agencies Launch Storage Solicitation Amid PG&E Power Shutoffs

    Bay Area Energy Agencies Launch Storage Solicitation Amid PG&E Power Shutoffs

    Four local energy agencies in the San Francisco Bay area announced a joint solicitation today for the installation of more than 30 MW of energy storage for residential and business customers across three counties. The storage may be combined with new or existing solar systems and comes as utility customers look to other energy options, including distributed solar and storage, amid planned power shutoffs. The groups expect to choose partner vendor(s) in early 2020 with program details released in spring 2020 and projects "underway soon after with the inte‚Äčnt of preempting the next fire season."

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