1. Ahead of Biggest Energy Storage Rule Change Yet, US' Transmission Network Operators Open up Markets

    Ahead of Biggest Energy Storage Rule Change Yet, US' Transmission Network Operators Open up Markets

    Transmission system operators in the US have begun making their moves to accommodate energy storage into their wholesale markets, with New England ISO and Southwest Power Pool both making filings in the past month. In February the US’ main regulator the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), issued FERC Order 841, instructing the US’ six regional electricity transmission organisations to reconfigure their wholesale markets to allow energy storage to participate. The ISOs and RTOs have about a year to respond in full.

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    1. Order 841 will drive change in all the FERC jurisdictional ISOs and RTOs and really force from the top down focus on developing the appropriate tariffs and market structures to allow even very small storage to participate.
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