Connecticut regulators want to pay utility customers to sync storage with demand
- Jan 17, 2021 9:00 am GMT
A home battery inverter set up. Photo Credit: Dennis Schroeder / NREL
Written by: Lisa Prevost
A proposal by the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is designed to drive the deployment of 580 megawatts of energy storage capacity by 2030.
Connecticut utility regulators are proposing the state’s first electric storage program, hoping to get batteries widely deployed to serve both as emergency backup power in ratepayers’ homes and virtual power plants that can feed the grid during times of peak demand.
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