US SB1593 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-2-1)
Status: Introduced on May 22 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

Promoting Grid Storage Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish certain programs for energy storage. DOE must establish a program for the research of energy storage systems, components, and materials. DOE must also establish a technical assistance and grant program for (1) disseminating information and providing technical assistance directly to nonprofit or for-profit entities so those entities can identify, evaluate, plan, and design energy storage systems; and (2) making grants to those entities so that they may contract to obtain technical assistance to identify, evaluate, plan, and design energy storage systems. The bill provides for the establishment of a competitive grant program for pilot energy storage systems.

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Title

Promoting Grid Storage Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-09SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
2019-05-22SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Same As/Similar To

HB1743 (Related) 2019-03-13 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
HB2909 (Same As) 2019-05-22 - 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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