Tag Archives: Storage

FERC Issues Storage Rule

UPDATED 2.16.2018 with link to Order No. 841 and further information on the upcoming technical conference in Docket Nos. RM19-9-000 and AD18-10-000.  At today’s Open Meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved unanimously a final rule concerning electric storage resource participation in RTO/ISO … Continue reading

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National Security Strategy Calls for an Embrace of Energy Dominance

Yesterday, the Trump Administration released its National Security Strategy of the United States of America.  The document identifies four vital national interests: “Protect the American People, the Homeland, and the American Way of Life”; “Promote American Prosperity”; “Preserve Peace through … Continue reading

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Latest 50 States of Grid Modernization Report Released

Last week, the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its third quarter 50 States of Grid Modernization report (Q3 Grid Modernization Report).  Following on NCCETC’s first and second quarter reports, the Q3 Grid Modernization Report notes that during the … Continue reading

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California Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Utilities to Consider Using Distributed Energy Resources and Storage to Meet Peak Demand

Last week, the California Senate and Assembly passed a bill that would require utilities and the California Public Utilities Commission to consider the use of distributed energy resources, energy storage, and grid operational efficiencies to meet peak energy and reliability … Continue reading

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NREL Reports on Demand Charges and Battery Storage Technology

The Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has issued a white paper on potential markets for behind-the-meter battery storage.  The paper focuses on demand charges, which are charges based on a customer’s peak level of demand.  Demand charges … Continue reading

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