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    2. ESA Applauds FERC Initiative on Pathways to Accelerate Multiple-Use Storage Deployment

      ESA Applauds FERC Initiative on Pathways to Accelerate Multiple-Use Storage Deployment
      Washington, D.C. October 3, 2016 The Energy Storage Association commends the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision to host a Technical Conference on methods to compensate energy storage systems for the multiple values they provide in wholesale markets. While FERC has previously ruled that energy storage can participate in competitive generator markets and that storage can receive cost-based recovery as a transmission asset, there is not currently a mechanism ...
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    3. Interview: Does Commercial Energy Storage Make Financial Sense Today?

      Interview: Does Commercial Energy Storage Make Financial Sense Today?
      The U.S. commercial energy storage segment is growing faster than both the residential and utility-scale segments. GTM Researchs latest report provides an economic analysis of the U.S. commercial storage market and finds that commercial storage is financially viable in just a handful of markets today. However, the report notes that by 2021, commercial storage will make economic sense in more than a third of U.S. states. We ...
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    4. Energy Storage Legislation Can Enable Clean, Resilient Energy for MA and Accelerate Grid Modernization

      Energy Storage Legislation Can Enable Clean, Resilient Energy for MA and Accelerate Grid Modernization
      Washington, D.C. July 22, 2016 The Energy Storage Association (ESA) urges Massachusetts House and Senate leaders to include the energy storage provisions of Senate Bill 2400 in their Conference Committee report. Massachusetts is a beacon for the clean technology and energy industries, leading ambitious grid modernization efforts and spurring continued advancements in clean energy technologies that have created nearly 100,000 jobs. With the Commonwealths goals for clean energy ...
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    5. Energy Storage Association Supports the White House’s Efforts to Remove Barriers for Energy Storage, Create Innovative Market Structures

      Energy Storage Association Supports the White House’s Efforts to Remove Barriers for Energy Storage, Create Innovative Market Structures
      Washington, D.C. June 16, 2016 Energy Storage Association (ESA) Executive Director Matt Roberts today issued a statement ahead of the White House Summit on Scaling Renewable Energy and Energy Storage with Smart Markets: As the United States continues to modernize the electric grid, energy storage systems will play an increasingly vital role in our energy future. However, today there are significant market barriers that prevent deployment of energy storage ...
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    6. Energy Storage Association Applauds FERC Efforts to Remove Market Barriers to Energy Storage Systems

      Energy Storage Association Applauds FERC Efforts to Remove Market Barriers to Energy Storage Systems
      Washington, D.C. June 8, 2016 The Energy Storage Association (ESA) applauds the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for advancing their formal inquiry into market participation and barriers to entry for safe and reliable energy storage systems. By improving grid flexibility, reliability and efficiency, energy storage has already proven how valuable it is in the regional electricity markets under FERC jurisdiction. The Commission is taking a thorough and judicious approach ...
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    7. ESA Commends Senate on Passing the Energy Policy Modernization Act, Bipartisan Agreement on Importance of Energy Storage

      ESA Commends Senate on Passing the Energy Policy Modernization Act, Bipartisan Agreement on Importance of Energy Storage
      Washington, D.C. April 20, 2016 Today, the Energy Storage Association (ESA) released the following statement, attributable to Matt Roberts, Executive Director of ESA. The Energy Storage Association and industry partners commend the United States Senate for prioritizing energy storage innovation in the Energy Policy Modernization Act. We are pleased to see continuing bipartisan agreement that energy storage is an essential asset that paves the path to an affordable, reliable ...
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    8. Energy Storage Industry Convenes on Social Media to Announce that “#StorageIsHere”

      Energy Storage Industry Convenes on Social Media to Announce that “#StorageIsHere”
      Washington, D.C. March 29, 2016 During the week of March 28 - April 1, the Energy Storage Association (ESA) and their partner organizations, member companies and energy industry allies, will be flooding social media channels with #StorageIsHere. This campaign will bring energy storage installation pictures, case studies, press releases, blog posts and multimedia content to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to raise awareness about the thousands of successful energy storage projects ...
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    9. Battery Energy Storage System Demonstrates Multiple Service Applications

      Battery Energy Storage System Demonstrates Multiple Service Applications
      Energy management: Duke Energy has started testing a first-of-its-kind battery technology at its Rankin Substation in Gaston County, N.C. The hybrid ultracapacitor-battery energy storage system (HESS) will demonstrate multiple service applications: extended operational life, rapid response, real-time solar smoothing and load shifting. "This approach will allow our energy storage systems to do a variety of tasks," said Thomas Golden, technology development manager for Duke Energy. "With so many solar ...
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    10. Duke Energy Looking for (and Found) Better Way to Integrate Renewable Energy

      Duke Energy Looking for (and Found) Better Way to Integrate Renewable Energy
      Duke Energy, a leader in energy storage among utilities, has started testing a first-of-its-kind battery technology at its Rankin Substation in Gaston County, N.C. The hybrid ultracapacitor-battery energy storage system (HESS) will demonstrate multiple service applications: extended operational life, rapid response, real-time solar smoothing, and load shifting. "This approach will allow our energy storage systems to do a variety of tasks," said Thomas Golden, technology development manager for Duke ...
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    11. Energy Storage Association and USTDA to Host International Trade Delegations at 26th Annual Conference and Expo

      Energy Storage Association and USTDA to Host International Trade Delegations at 26th Annual Conference and Expo
      Washington, D.C. March 8, 2016 - The Energy Storage Association (ESA) and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will host multiple international delegations through a Reverse Trade Mission to meet with U.S. manufacturers and providers of energy storage solutions at the ESA 26th Annual Conference and Expo in Charlotte, NC, from April 25-27. The delegations include public sector officials and high-level corporate representatives from South Africa, Brazil ...
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    12. SEPTA’s Brake Scheme Gives Urban Transit an Energy Break

      SEPTA’s Brake Scheme Gives Urban Transit an Energy Break
      Regenerative braking is widely used in electric and hybrid cars, but its first commercial use in an urban transit system is only now being built in the Philadelphia area. Regenerative braking occurs when a vehicle, such as an electric car or train, uses its motor to stop. The motor is put into reverse and becomes a generator, pumping electricity back into the wires that delivered it. Transit agencies have been ...
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    13. Federal Support Promotes Microgrid Technology

      Federal Support Promotes Microgrid Technology
      Microgrid technology is at the forefront of the nations evolving electric grid, says a new paper Distributed Generation: Cleaner, Cheaper, Stronger: Microgrids in the Evolving Power System, released by the The Pew Charitable Trusts at this weeks Advanced Research Products Agency- Energy (ARPA-E) Summit in Washington, D.C. This excerpt describes federal programs and policies that are advancing microgrids. The U.S. Department of Energy leads federal research to advance ...
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    14. Energy Storage Association Executive Director Comments on President Obama’s Visit to Leading Battery Manufacturer Saft

      Energy Storage Association Executive Director Comments on President Obama’s Visit to Leading Battery Manufacturer Saft
      Washington, D.C. Feb. 26, 2016 Today, President Barack Obama gave remarks following a tour of Safts high-tech battery manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, FL. The Energy Storage Associations (ESA) Executive Director, Matt Roberts, was invited by the White House in support of the energy storage industry and the Administrations efforts to promote storage technologies. The Administration has been an active partner in the growth of the clean technology manufacturing sector ...
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    15. US Department of Energy Launches $40 Million Effort to Improve Materials for Clean Energy Solutions

      US Department of Energy Launches $40 Million Effort to Improve Materials for Clean Energy Solutions
      Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the launch of its Energy Materials Network (EMN), a new National Laboratory-led initiative that will give American entrepreneurs and manufacturers a leg up in the global race for clean energy. Leveraging $40 million in federal funding in its first year, EMN will focus on tackling one of the major barriers to widespread commercialization of clean energy technologies: the design ...
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    16. Alaska's Rural Energy Microgrids Offer a Prototype for Powering the World

      Alaska's Rural Energy Microgrids Offer a Prototype for Powering the World
      Alaskas most remote villages may have a thing or two to teach the rest of the United States about keeping the lights on. State agencies, private companies and the federal government are increasingly looking to the remote electrical microgrids that power rural Alaska in places where roads and long-distance electric transmission lines dont go. Energy experts and advocates in the state are hoping that what theyve learned about producing power ...
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