Rebates Extended for Energy Storage in California

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Today, Jerry Brown, Governor of California, will sign AB 1150 into law.  This bill increases the funds available for the Self Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) rebates.  These rebates have helped fund distributed storage projects in California and have been extended to include Energy Storage.  After many delays and changes in the SGIP program, these additional […]

CPUC Revamp Trying to Kill Advanced Energy Storage?

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The California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) is revamping the rules for the Self Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) with a major, and completely inappropriate, performance requirement for Advanced Energy Storage. The SGIP provides rebates for various on-site distributed energy resources (DER).  Energy Storage was added to the list of DER’s several years ago after much work by VRB […]