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Pennsylvania issues guidelines on using energy storage to boost distribution grid reliability

April 9, 2024

On August 24, 2023, the PUC agreed to develop a policy statement that includes a definition of energy storage assets and resources and clarifies when such resources can be deployed and who should own them.

At a public meeting on April 4, commissioners said they had determined that energy storage assets are another tool to address reliability and resiliency concerns, and electric distribution companies can use them to solve distribution problems and ensure grid resiliency.

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