AB 2514 - Energy Storage Targets - California Key Vote


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Title: Energy Storage Targets

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Vote to pass a bill that would require the California Public Utilities Commission to open a proceeding by March 1, 2012, with the purpose of establishing procurement targets for each electrical corporation for viable and cost-effective energy storage systems.


-Permits the commission to encourage the cost-effective development of energy storage systems and adopt the procurement target by October 1, 2013 (Sec. 2). -Requires the governing board of each local publicly owned electric utility to initiate a process to establish procurement targets for the utility for viable and cost-effective energy storage systems (Sec. 2). -Requires each load-serving entity to submit a report by January 1, 2016, to the commission demonstrating that it has complied with the energy storage system procurement targets and policies (Sec. 2).