Dive Brief:

  • A bill now being debated in the Vermont legislature aims spur the development of energy storage in the state.
  • The bill, H 501, is sponsored by Rep. Laura Sibilia (I), would require the state’s Department of Public Service (DPS) to “develop policy recommendations and targets” that would increase electricity storage capacity in the state.
  • The bill had originally called for the DPS to look at setting up energy storage goals, but that language was modified in committee, according to the Rutland Herald.