2016-10-21 National Governors Association

State Strategies for Advancing the Use of Energy Storage

Wide-scale adoption of advanced energy storage technologies could have profound effects on the electric power sector. The technologies offer the potential to shift energy use away from times of peak demand and high prices, improve the reliability and resilience of the electric power grid and support the greater integration of intermittent renewable resources. State Strategies for Advancing the Use of Energy Storage highlights actions states can take to implement wide-scale adoption of advanced energy storage technologies and determine the extent the technologies will play in each state’s energy future.