Legislation

Bill Introduced Description
S.1876 Sep-27-17
Official Short: Reducing the Cost of Energy Storage Act of 2017 Long Title: A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to advance energy storage deployment by reducing the cost of energy storage through research, development, and demonstration, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Senator Ron Wyden Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.
S.1875 Sep-27-17
Official Short: Flexible Grid Infrastructure Act of 2017 Long Title: A bill to move the United States toward greater energy independence and security, to increase the flexibility, efficiency, and reliability of the electric grid, to increase the competitiveness of the United States economy, to protect consumers, and to improve the energy performance of the Federal Government, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Senator Ron Wyden Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.
S.1874 Sep-27-17
Official Short: Distributed Energy Demonstration Act of 2017 Long Title: A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish certain demonstration grant programs relating to the demonstration of advanced distribution systems, smart water heaters, vehicle-to-grid integration, and granular retail electricity pricing, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Senator Ron Wyden Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.
H.Res.1873 Apr-04-17
Official Short: Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act Long Title: A bill to amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to enhance the reliability of the electricity grid and reduce the threat of wildfires to and from electric transmission and distribution facilities on Federal lands by facilitating vegetation management on such lands. Sponsor: Rep. Doug LaMalfa Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.
S.1860 Sep-26-17
Official Short: PARS Act Long Title: A bill to amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act. Sponsor: Senator James M. Inhofe Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.
S.1851 Sep-25-17
Official Short: Advancing Grid Storage Act of 2017 Long Title: A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish an energy storage research program, demonstration and deployment program, and technical assistance and grant program, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Senator Al Franken Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.
S.1844 Sep-19-17
Official Short: Coordinating Interagency Review of Natural Gas Infrastructure Act of 2017 Long Title: A bill to provide for coordination by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of the process for reviewing certain natural gas projects under the jurisdiction of the Commission, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Senator James M. Inhofe Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.
S.1833 Sep-19-17
Official Short: Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017 Long Title: A bill to modify requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain land, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Senator Tom Udall Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.
S.1799 Sep-12-17
Official Short: Energy Technology Maturation Act of 2017 Long Title: A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to facilitate the commercialization of energy and related technologies developed at the Department of Energy facilities with promising commercial potential. Sponsor: Senator Martin Heinrich Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.
H.Res.1791 Jun-26-18
Official Short: Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Act Long Title: A bill to establish the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area in the State of Washington, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Representative David Reichert Click here to go the congressional entry for the bill.