Advanced energy storage technologies located strategically on the electricity grid are an untapped opportunity to address grid challenges and enhance resiliency, support higher penetrations of renewable energy on the grid, mitigate peak demand, and expedite the transition to a low-carbon energy future.

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While the potential of energy storage to lower costs and improve the quality of electric service is considerable, regulatory guidance and proactive policies are needed to lay the foundation for near-term and long-term market growth.

IREC’s Energy Storage Work

IREC’s energy storage work provides answers to some fundamental regulatory questions that will ultimately hasten deployment of storage in a manner that is fair to all ratepayers and will provide optimal benefits to the grid and energy storage adopters.

IREC’s landmark report Charging Ahead has helped educate stakeholders and drive meaningful action on energy storage at the state level. Click To Tweet
 

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