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October 23, 2013 06:15 ET

California Public Utilities Commission Pushes Plan to Encourage Energy Storage, Boost Grid Reliability, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2013) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has advanced bill AB 2514, which the California Legislature passed in 2010, by establishing an energy storage target of 1,325 megawatts for electricity generation companies Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), Southern California Edison (NYSE:SCF-PD) and San Diego Gas & Electric (NYSE:SDO-PH). AB 2514 requires electrical utilities to increase the amount of energy storage to improve load peak leveling; improve the dispatchable operation of intermittent renewable generation; and provide better frequency regulation to the electrical grid.

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