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Energy Storage in Pennsylvania

Energy Storage Assessment CoverRecognizing the many potential benefits that energy storage can provide in regards to resilience and reliability to critical facilities and infrastructure as well as help to integrate renewable energy into the electrical grid and decrease costs to ratepayers, EPO retained Strategen Consulting, LLC to consider the role that energy storage may play in the state’s future power system. To that end, an energy storage assessment released in April 2021 surveys the current landscape of energy storage in Pennsylvania, explores the potential applications and benefits of energy storage, identify barriers to further deployment, and provides recommendations to enhance the market for energy storage in the state. The assessment is titled “Pennsylvania Energy Storage Assessment: Status, Barriers and Opportunities”.

Pennsylvania Energy Storage Consortium

Energy Storage Consortium Logo Energy storage has widespread potential application across the entire electricity value chain, which makes it a complex but important technology to enhance resiliency and reliability among our electricity grid, and maximize the benefits of the growing renewable energy sector in PA. The Pennsylvania Energy Storage Consortium will serve as an opportunity for engagement of key stakeholders on a wide range of topics that can lead to an advancement of storage capacity in PA.

The Pennsylvania Energy Storage Consortium will meet on a quarterly basis and meetings are open to all energy storage stakeholders. If you'd like to be informed about upcoming meetings, please contact Meredith Dibert, Energy Program Specialist, at medibert@pa.gov.

Upcoming meeting:

The kickoff meeting of the Consortium will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 1-3PM EST via Microsoft Teams video conference. For more information and to register, please visit the registration page.

September 28, 2021 Agenda