US HB2986 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 52-19)
Status: Introduced on May 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-12 - Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


BEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act This bill addresses grid-scale energy storage systems. The bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish within its Office of Electricity a research, development, and demonstration program for grid-scale energy storage systems. DOE must enter into agreements to carry out not more than five demonstration projects and develop a 10-year strategic plan and cost targets for grid-scale energy storage systems.

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BEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act


Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA]Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH]
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]
Rep. Dan Crenshaw [R-TX]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI]Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL]
Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC]Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]
Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA]Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]
Rep. John Katko [R-NY]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]
Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]
Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]
Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY]
Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]
Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]
Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. William Keating [D-MA]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]
Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]
Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK]Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE]Rep. Dan Meuser [R-PA]Rep. Ben McAdams [D-UT]
Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]
Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]
Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]
Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]


2020-02-12HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2020-02-12HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-12-19HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
2019-12-19HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-05-23HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
2019-05-23HouseReferred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
2019-05-23HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB1602 (Same As) 2019-10-22 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 255.


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