H.R.2986 - BEST Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Introduced 05/23/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Science, Space, and Technology|
|Committee Meetings:||02/12/20 10:00AM 12/19/19 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/12/2020 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2986 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/23/2019)
Better Energy Storage Technology Act or the BEST 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.