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US urged to end ‘uncertainty’ over battery storage tax breaks

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:43 -- John Shepherd
US urged to end ‘uncertainty’ over battery storage tax breaks

Treasury chiefs in the US have been urged to “end the uncertainty” over proposed tax breaks for companies rolling out energy storage projects.

The director for global market applications at US multinational Fluence, Kiran Kumaraswamy, told a US House Subcommittee on Energy hearing that battery storage developers are still waiting for guidance from the Inland Revenue Service (IRS).

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Regulators boost for BESS in US power markets

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:39 -- John Shepherd
Regulators boost for BESS in US power markets

Electricity regulators in the US have scrapped measures that prevented energy storage from competing in the country’s wholesale power markets.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) voted on 15 February to approve a new rule that allows grid operators to use technologies including batteries and flywheel systems to dispatch power, set energy prices and offer capacity, energy and ancillary services.

 

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Will regulator thwart green energy bid?

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:28 -- John Shepherd
Will regulator thwart green energy bid?

Plans to invest $200 million in a lithium-ion storage facility in the US hang in the balance in a row over ‘price protectionism’ and the use of renewable energy to charge the batteries.

Franklin Energy Storage Projects has said the proposed Idaho facility— which would include four 25MW battery storage units— qualifies for a 20-year contract under a federal law promoting alternative energy.

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