S.1602 - BEST Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 05/22/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Meetings:||07/09/19 10:00AM|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 116-135|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/22/2019 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 255. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1602 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/22/2019)
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.