Batteries 101, Part 1: An Introduction to Energy Storage and Massachusetts’ Battery Storage Programs and Policies

Have you wondered whether batteries are right for you or your town? Do you have questions about battery siting, safety, environmental impacts? Curious about how batteries can provide backup power, support renewable generation, and save you money? Are you wondering how to incorporate energy storage into your municipal planning and codes?

Then this is the webinar series for you!

In a special, Massachusetts-focused webinar series, experts will answer your questions about energy storage, the role of batteries in Massachusetts’ decarbonization plans, how to get help developing a battery system, and whatever else you need to know.

This first webinar in the series will feature speakers from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, as well as from the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA). Topics will include battery storage basics, the role of battery energy storage in the Massachusetts decarbonization plan, and available battery incentives and technical support. Panelists will explain how batteries can be used to create more resilient energy systems, both at the utility scale and at the residential and commercial scale. Panelists will also discuss the current economic landscape for battery storage in Massachusetts, including state and federal incentives and market opportunities. Future webinars in this series will delve more deeply into specific energy storage topics including equity and fossil fuel peaker plant replacement, grid benefits and resilience, safety, siting, permitting, planning and zoning.


May 15 2024


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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