US SB1183 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on April 11 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-09 - Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to award grants to assist rural electric cooperatives with identifying, evaluating, and designing energy storage and microgrid projects that rely on renewable energy. (A microgrid is a group of interconnected loads and distributed energy resources that acts as a single controllable entity and that can connect and disconnect from the grid to operate in grid-connected or island mode.)

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Title

Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-09SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
2019-04-11SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Same As/Similar To

HB4447 (Related) 2019-09-20 - Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

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