CAISO Postpones Entry of Energy Storage

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The California Independent System Operator (CAISO), the state agency running the transmission system, has postponed the entry of limited energy storage resources (LESRs) into their ancillary services markets. CAISO is bound by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order Nos. 719 and 890 to allow Non-Generator Resources to participate “on a comparable basis to services […]

ITC Cash Grant for Storage

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While the new guidelines from Treasury for the ITC grant are garnering headlines, a slightly overlooked item is the extension of the grant to energy storage! Developers and vendors have had mixed views over the potential application of the Investment Tax Credit to energy storage equipment at renewable energy facilities. Guidance was lacking and opinions […]