US SB1602 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-5-1)
Status: Introduced on May 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-22 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 255.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

BEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act This bill addresses grid-scale energy storage systems. The bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish within its Office of Electricity a research, development, and demonstration program for grid-scale energy storage systems. DOE must enter into agreements to carry out not more than five demonstration projects and develop a 10-year strategic plan and cost targets for grid-scale energy storage systems.

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Title

BEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-10-22SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 255.
2019-10-22SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 116-135.
2019-09-25SenateCommittee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S3062-3063)

Same As/Similar To

HB2986 (Same As) 2019-05-23 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
SB2048 (Related) 2019-07-09 - Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.

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