The Energy Department plans to issue by October a roadmap to commercialize the energy storage technology considered essential to making renewable sources, such as wind and solar, a reliable part of the nation's electricity grid.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Tuesday wrote Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Ron Wyden that he planned to bring together utilities, technology companies and the research community to help develop the plan.
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