Energy Storage Initiative

The Energy Storage Initiative (ESI) aims to make the Commonwealth a national leader in the emerging energy storage market.

Energy storage is a significant strategic opportunity for Massachusetts. It can improve grid operations, reduce energy costs, provide backup power through storms, and benefit the local economy. The Energy Storage Initiative aims to make the Commonwealth a national leader in the emerging energy storage market requiring a 200 Megawatt hour (MWh) energy storage target to be achieved by January 1, 2020

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