Author, Renewable Energy World, June 29, 2020
California is experiencing a surge in development of battery energy storage projects driven by policy initiatives and consumer demand supporting development of renewable energy projects. To meet demand, investor-owned utilities across the state are partnering with battery project developers under contracts that, by California standards, have short entitlement and development windows. A number of projects have met those short entitlement windows by positioning themselves to qualify for exemptions from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
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