TMLP gets $1.25 million grant to build battery storage system

With the help of a $1.25 million clean energy grant from the state, the Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant will be building a 1.5 MW battery storage system, according to plant spokesperson Sonja Britland.The grant was administered by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and funded by the Department of Energy Resources as a part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s Energy Storage Initiative and the (now-closed) Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage program.

$20 Million in Grants Proof That Energy Storage Market is Growing

In Massachusetts, grants totaling $20 million were recently awarded to 26 projects that will develop the state’s energy storage market.

The programs are positioned to deliver benefits to the Massachusetts’s ratepayers and the electrical grid. The awarded projects will benefit 25 communities and draw in $32 million in matching funds, helping to grow the Commonwealth’s energy storage economy.

Energy storage projects receive grants

Grants totalling $20 million were recently awarded to 26 projects that will develop the Commonwealth’s energy storage market and deliver benefits to Massachusetts ratepayers and the electrical grid. Recognizing the potential benefits energy storage holds for the Commonwealth, paired with the strength of submitted projects, the administration doubled the available funding from the initial $10 million commitment. The awarded projects will benefit 25 communities and draw in $32 million in matching funds, helping to grow the Commonwealth’s energy storage economy.

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