Energy Storage Technology Advancement Act of 2007
Passed by the House on October 22, 2007.
Cleared the Full Committee by voice vote on October 16, 2007, as amended.
Section 1 – Short Title “Energy Storage Technology Advancement Act of 2007”
Section 2 – Definitions
Section 3 – Energy Storage System Program - authorizes program for research, development and demonstration of energy storage systems to be carried out by the Secretary of Energy.
Section 4 – Basic Research Program – authorizes basic research in areas such as materials, electrolytes, and thermal behavior. $50 million authorized for each of the fiscal years 2009-2014.
Section 5 – Applied Research Program – authorizes applied research in areas such as batteries, other energy storage technologies, and new manufacturing techonologies for these devices. $80 million authorized for each of the fiscal years 2009-2014.
Section 6 – Energy Storage Systems Demonstrations – authorizes 6 large scale demonstrations of electricity storage to meet specific goals such as integrating renewable energy technologies into electric power supply. Such sums authorized for each of the fiscal years 2009-2014.
Section 7 – Transportation Energy Storage Demonstrations - authorizes demonstrations in areas such as advanced vehicle battery technologies and related components, and new manufacturing technologies for these devices. Such sums authorized for each of the fiscal years 2009-2014.
Section 8 - Cost Sharing - requires cost sharing to be carried out in accordance with EPACT 2005 section 988.