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    2. US Energy Storage R&D Legislation Receives Approval in 'Another Milestone'

      US Energy Storage R&D Legislation Receives Approval in 'Another Milestone'
      A legislative package for energy storage research and development (RD) has been welcomed by the US Energy Storage Association, after receiving approval from the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. An amended version of the Better Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Act was last week approved by the committee after having been introduced in May alongside the Promoting Grid Storage Act of 2019.
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    3. #StorageITC: US Industry Groups Mark ‘Day of Action’ in Run-up to November Crunch Time

      #StorageITC: US Industry Groups Mark ‘Day of Action’ in Run-up to November Crunch Time
      The Energy Storage Association and US Solar Energy Industries Asssociation joined forces to promote a Day of Action in calling for an Investment Tax Credit to be applied to standalone energy storage technologies. Figures out today in research companyWood Mackenzie Power Renewables' quarterly Energy Storage Monitor, produced in partnership with the ESA, forecast that the ITC could add an extra 0.3GW of annual deployments by 2024:from 4.8GW ...
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    4. Bipartisan Senate Bill Allocates $100M to Ease Residential Solar, Storage Permitting

      Bipartisan Senate Bill Allocates $100M to Ease Residential Solar, Storage Permitting
      Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced a bill on Monday to create a federal program to ease the permitting of distributed energy systems, including solar, battery storage and electric vehicle fast chargers. S. 2447 would appropriate $20 million annually, from fiscal year 2019 to 2024, for a new nonprofit organization under the Department of Energy, dubbed the Distributed Energy Opportunity Board, to streamline local permitting and ...
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    5. Shaheen Reintroduces Bill to Identify and Overcome Barriers to Use of Clean Energy Technologies

      Shaheen Reintroduces Bill to Identify and Overcome Barriers to Use of Clean Energy Technologies
      U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) has reintroduced the Clean Energy Grid Act. This bill would aim to strengthen US energy security, reduce pollution, increase electric reliability and spur job creation by improving the deployment of efficient and cost-effective energy resources, such as solar and wind power and energy storage.
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    6. Senators Eye DOE Loan Program for Storage Technologies

      Senators Eye DOE Loan Program for Storage Technologies
      Energy storage projects would qualify for financing from the Department of Energy's loan guarantee program under bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate last week. The bill, S. 2277, offered by Sens. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), is the latest addition to a smorgasbord of energy storage bills that have been put forward in recent months. DOE's loan guarantee program continues to enjoy bipartisan support, and ...
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    7. ESA CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman’s Statement on Financing Our Energy Future Act

      ESA CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman’s Statement on Financing Our Energy Future Act
      The U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) supports the efforts of Senators Coons and Moran and Representatives Thompson and Estes to introduce the bipartisan Financing Our Energy Future Act. Including energy storage as an eligible asset for master limited partnerships would allow energy infrastructure providers to build and acquire energy storage technologies at lower cost, accelerating the transition to a more resilient, efficient, sustainable and affordable energy infrastructure. Coupled with ...
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    8. How Can the US Reduce Battery Costs and Foreign Dependence? Recycle, Argonne Official Tells Senators

      How Can the US Reduce Battery Costs and Foreign Dependence? Recycle, Argonne Official Tells Senators
      Recycling lithium-ion batteries could significantly reduce the cost of battery storage and other applications, George Crabtree, director at Argonne National Laboratory's Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee yesterday. The U.S. Department of Energy earlier this year launched a program that aims to reclaim and recycle critical materials from lithium-based battery technology. Sen. Manchin, D-W. Va., voiced concerns that the current ...
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    9. Sens. Moran, Klobuchar Introduce Bill to Help Rural Communities with Energy Storage

      Sens. Moran, Klobuchar Introduce Bill to Help Rural Communities with Energy Storage
      U.S. Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced legislation to help rural communities and electricity cooperatives increase renewable energy storage and upgrade grids. The Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy (EASE) Act will provide access to relevant resources and expertise for these rural communities to implement energy storage and upgrade the grid.
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  1. Quotes about Congress

    1. While ESA commends Congress for making long-term investments in energy storage innovation, more needs to be done to remove barriers to energy storage and to accelerate its deployment.
      In Energy Storage Association Praises Aspects of Federal Spending Bill
    2. Given the enabling role energy storage increasingly plays throughout the nation's electric grid, ESA will continue to advocate that Congress include storage as an eligible investment in energy infrastructure, rural energy programs, and federal disaster planning.
      In Energy Storage Association Praises Aspects of Federal Spending Bill
    3. As we work with Congress on a range of tax policies to meet Americans' growing demand for development and deployment of clean energy resources like solar, making energy storage ITC-eligible is an important component of those solutions.
      In Energy Associations Applaud Legislation to Create Investment Tax Credit for Energy Storage Systems
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