Customized Energy Solutions Executes Agreement with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (“MassCEC”) and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (“DOER”) for Important Energy Storage Study

September 29, 2015 / News & Updates, Press Release

PHILADELPHIA – SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 – Customized Energy Solutions (CES) has entered into agreements with Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) to provide a detailed, two part energy storage study in order to obtain a broad view of energy storage technologies that will inform future policy and programs in the Commonwealth. CES will work in partnership with Strategen Consulting, the Electric Power Research Institute, Sustainable Energy Advantage, and La Capra Associates.

The first part of the study will analyze the industry landscape, economic development opportunities, immediate market opportunities, and potential industry-focused programs and demonstration projects for energy storage.

The second part of the study will examine policy opportunities for the Commonwealth to better support energy storage deployment opportunities and provide policy recommendations and cost-benefit analysis for DOER, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, ISO New England and the state’s electric utilities. The first stakeholder meeting is scheduled for October 30, 2015.

“CES is honored to work with the MassCEC and DOER on this progressive, cutting edge study. We appreciate the forward thinking leadership shown by both organizations and we are extremely excited to have been selected for this innovative project,” said Jacqueline DeRosa, CES Director of Emerging Technologies – U.S. 

About Customized Energy Solutions

Established in 1998, Customized Energy Solutions assists clients in managing and staying ahead of the changes in the wholesale and retail electricity and natural gas markets. Serving hundreds of clients, Customized Energy Solutions offers best-in-class hosted energy market operations platforms and services including Energy Storage market studies and analyses.

About Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is a publicly-funded agency dedicated to accelerating the success of clean energy technologies, companies and projects in the Commonwealth—while creating high-quality jobs and long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts. Since it began operating in 2009, MassCEC has helped clean energy companies grow, supported municipal clean energy projects and invested in residential and commercial renewable energy installations creating a robust marketplace for innovative clean technology companies and service providers.

About Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER)
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) develops and implements policies and programs aimed at ensuring the adequacy, security, diversity, and cost-effectiveness of the Commonwealth’s energy supply within the context of creating a cleaner energy future. To that end, DOER strives to:

  • Create and implement energy strategies to assure reliable supplies and improve the cost of clean energy relative to fossil-fuel based generation
  • Ensure deployment of all cost-effective energy efficiency
  • Maximize development of clean energy resources
  • Support Massachusetts’ clean energy companies and spur Massachusetts’ clean energy employment

DOER is an agency of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA).

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