1. Calif. Regulator Emphasizes Importance of Setting Storage Targets

    Calif. Regulator Emphasizes Importance of Setting Storage Targets

    Carla Peterman, a commissioner with the California Public Utilities Commission, said that among the many takeaways for regulators from California’s experience with energy storage deployment is the importance of setting targets.Peterman made her remarks at an Energy Storage Policy Forum in Washington, DC, which was hosted by the Energy Storage Association and held on Feb. 15. She said that setting energy storage targets is important because such a move sends a signal to the market and to utilities. “I think that’s been a real measure of success, that we’ve seen so much procurement happen outside of the target RFOs [requests for offers]” issued by the state’s investor-owned utilities, Peterman said in her remarks at the ESA event.

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