1. FERC’s new DER rule to pry open big opportunities for solar, storage

    FERC’s new DER rule to pry open big opportunities for solar, storage

    “Enabling these flexible resources to participate together as ‘virtual power plants’ in wholesale markets is a victory for enhancing grid reliability, enabling a more resilient grid and lowering costs for customers,” Kelly Speakes-Backman, CEO of the Energy Storage Association said, noting that this new rule builds on FERC order 841, which lets energy storage to compete in wholesale power.

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