Advancing Grid Storage Act - H.R.7313 / S.3376

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Overview
Purpose: 
"To require the Secretary of Energy to establish an energy storage research program, a demonstration and deployment program, and a technical assistance and grant program, and for other purposes."
Primary sponsors: 
Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) / Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) and Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY)
Latest major action: 
H.R.7313 introduced, Dec. 13, 2018
Summary of provisions

Selected provisions in the Senate bill

  • Directs the Department of Energy to undertake a cross-cutting energy storage research program and to adopt long-term cost, performance, and deployment targets for energy storage applications, and authorizes funding of $50 million per year in fiscal years 2019 through 2023 for the program
  • Directs DOE to establish a technical assistance and grant program to assist eligible entities in creating procurement systems for energy storage systems, and authorizes funding of $100 million per year in fiscal years 2019 through 2023 for the program
  • Directs DOE to establish a grant program to assist in the demonstration and deployment of energy storage systems, and authorizes funding of $150 million per year in fiscal years 2019 through 2023 for the program
Actions
Actions on the House bill: 
Bill introduced
Dec. 13, 2018
Actions on the Senate bill: 
Bill introduced
Aug. 23, 2018
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