DOE rolls out $200M for grid investments; California will use $67.5M for storage, resilience

CA will use $67.5M in federal infrastructure funds to add energy storage, invest in efficiency & harden its electric grid through CERI.

California and other states are increasingly facing extreme weather, underscoring the need for rapid grid investment.

There are more than 50 million Americans “bracing for record heat waves this week,” Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm noted. “They are counting on the grid to help them stay cool, [but] many people are just relying on outdated and failing electrical equipment.”

Parts of southern California are expected to face temperatures in excess of 100 degrees this week.

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Source: Utility Dive

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