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FERC Upholds Electric Storage Order

FERC on Thursday rejected multiple requests to reconsider its landmark electric storage order, prompting a partial dissent from Commissioner Bernard McNamee over requests to allow states to opt out (RM16-23-001, AD16-20-001, Order No. 841-A). The majority rejected requests that it allow relevant electric retail regulatory authorities (RERRAs) the ability to opt out of its storage […]

How Market Rules Are Holding Back Energy Storage

Wholesale market rules are organized around legacy assets, which is restricting storage from selling all of its potential services. Energy storage is surging. The U.S. Energy Storage Monitor Q4 2018 estimates that installations totaled 338 megawatts in 2018, and will grow to 3.9 gigawatts by 2023, much of it front-of-the-meter utility-scale projects. This exponential growth has been […]