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Community Storage Initiative touts diverse backers, including EEI, NRECA, APPA

MicrogridBy Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive

Advocates for utility-sponsored programs that aggregate electricity storage resources like water heaters or electric vehicles announced new support for the Community Storage Initiative on Monday from key stakeholder groups, including national utility trade associations, environmental groups, and manufacturers.

Over a dozen major utilities signed on to the initiative’s guiding principles and plan for practical steps to increase energy storage availability. With more energy storage available on the grid, initiative backers say, variable renewables will be more viable and electricity delivery to customers more efficient and cost-effective. Read more here. 

ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA): Community Storage Gains Key Support from Electric Trade Associations, Environmental Advocates, Utilities and Manufacturers.

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