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Energy Storage in Massachusetts: What the Study Said, and What’s Next

October 27, 2016

3:00pm — 4:30pm ET

Webinar slides are available as a pdf here.


Massachusetts leapt to the forefront of state energy storage policy with its recently released study, “State of Charge." The study modeled the optimum amount of storage that could be placed on the Massachusetts grid (1.76 GW) and proposed a suite of policy recommendations for growing storage in the state to 600 MW by 2025. These recommendations include grant and rebate programs, regulatory and legislative changes, and the incorporation of storage into a number of existing clean energy programs such as the Next Generation Solar Incentive and the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard.

This webinar featured an explanation of the study’s results and a discussion of what’s next as the state rolls out a host of new energy storage policy and program initiatives.

Panelists:

  • Will Lauwers, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
  • Kavita Ravi, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
  • Randell Johnson, Alevo Analytics
  • Jacqueline DeRosa, Customized Energy Solutions
  • Dr. Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
  • Dan Borneo, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Todd Olinsky-Paul, Clean Energy States Alliance (Moderator)

This webinar was a presentation of the Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP). ESTAP is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability and Sandia National Laboratories, and is managed by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA).

Categories: Policy, Technology

Related Project(s): Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership