Energy Storage: Charging Ahead

By Cynthia A. Arcate and Sean Burke 6 October, 2016
Recently, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) released its long-anticipated report on energy storage, State of Charge. The report forecasts a promising future for the emerging technology, predicting up to 600 megawatts installed in Massachusetts alone by 2025 that could potentially result in $800 million in system benefits to customers. This report sets the stage for next year’s legislative and regulatory session, where rapid storage adoption will surely be on the agenda. It’s been known for some time that