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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

BEST Act of 2018
Better Energy Storage Technology Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the United States Energy Storage Competitiveness Act of 2007 to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish new goals for the Department of Energy relating to energy storage and to carry out certain demonstration projects relating to energy storage.

Actions Overview (1)

04/25/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

05/22/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
Action By: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
04/25/2018Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science, Space, and Technology04/25/2018 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy05/22/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/25/2018)

Better Energy Storage Technology Act of 2018 or the BEST Act of 2018

This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish new goals for its energy storage program and enter into agreements to carry out at least three grid-scale energy storage demonstration projects. (The energy storage program supports the ability of the United States to remain globally competitive in energy storage systems for electric drive vehicles, stationary applications, and electricity transmission and distribution.)