1. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approves First Compliance Filings on Energy Storage Rule

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approves First Compliance Filings on Energy Storage Rule

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the first two orders implementing Order 841, which aims to break down market barriers to electricity storage. FERC found that the tariffs for SPP and PJM generally satisfy Order 841’s directive allowing electric storage resources to de-rate their capacity to meet minimum run-time requirements, but the commission also found that neither market includes minimum run-time requirements for resource adequacy and capacity in its tariff. So FERC directed the two market operators to submit tariff provisions reflecting their rules and practices regarding resource adequacy minimum run-time requirements and capacity minimum run-time requirements for all resource types.

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