The nation??s first energy storage bill was signed into law the afternoon of Thursday, September 29, 2010 by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Bill, AB 2514, puts a timetable in place for the integration of energy storage technologies and is seem as an important first step towards increasing the efficiency of the electric grid.

California Attorney General Jerry Brown issued a press release hailing the potential of 2514â??s implementation.  The passage of AB 2514 was supported by ESA members CALMAC and Ice Energy in addition to the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA).