The “bring your own device” programs “are maybe Vermont’s greatest export,” one supporter says.
A clean energy group’s report says distributed energy resources need better access to wholesale markets.
Industry groups argue that even batteries that don’t meet the 10-hour threshold still provide the same reliability benefits as fossil fuel power plants.
A 2019 state law requires utilities to consider energy storage in their long-range resource plans.
A Missouri test will look at lead-acid batteries’ potential to reduce or eliminate demand fees for vehicle charging.