Summary: S.2048 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/28/2019)

Joint Long-Term Storage Act of 2019

This bill requires the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) in the Department of Energy to establish a demonstration initiative composed of demonstration projects focused on the development of long-duration energy storage technologies.

As part of the initiative, ARPA-E must establish a joint program with the Department of Defense's Environmental Security Technology Certification Program office to (1) demonstrate promising long-duration energy storage technologies at different scales; and (2) help new, innovative long-duration energy storage technologies become commercially viable.