Articles tagged with: Wholesale Markets

FERC Order 841: US about to take ‘most important’ step towards clean energy future

FERC Order 841: US about to take ‘most important’ step towards clean energy future

13 Jul 2020, 10:31

What has been described by the head of its federal regulator as the “single most important act” the US could take in smoothly transitioning to a “clean energy future” will become reality, with distributed energy storage set to join wholesale markets and compete to provide services on a "level playing field" with fossil fuel resources.

US has 69GW of hybrid renewables-plus-battery projects in interconnection queues

US has 69GW of hybrid renewables-plus-battery projects in interconnection queues

22 Apr 2020, 07:58

With a quarter of all solar project proposals in the US including batteries, transmission grid operators across the country are taking a variety of steps to evaluate the role that can be played in wholesale electricity markets by hybrid power plants - defined as generation coupled with energy storage.

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Accelerating to 100%: In conversation with Janice Lin of CESA, Part 1

18 Dec 2018, 13:09 • By Andy Colthorpe
Accelerating to 100%: In conversation with Janice Lin of CESA, Part 1

Andy Colthorpe spoke with Janice Lin of the California Energy Storage Alliance on what sort of role energy storage will play in reaching the ‘100% carbon-free retail electricity’ goal of the state’s SB100 legislation. Part 1, with the second half to follow later this week on Energy-Storage.news.

Apple-backed trade group welcomes FERC moves to accommodate energy storage

Apple-backed trade group welcomes FERC moves to accommodate energy storage

16 Feb 2017, 14:47

An energy trade association which includes Apple, energy storage maker AES and solar giants SunPower and First Solar in its leadership has welcomed the proposal by US energy regulator, FERC, to remove barriers to participation in wholesale markets for energy storage and distributed energy resources (DERs).

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ESA’s policy director on FERC’s ‘strategic review’ of energy storage’s

ESA’s policy director on FERC’s ‘strategic review’ of energy storage’s

3 May 2016, 10:51
• By Andy Colthorpe

Operators of transmission infrastructure and wholesale markets in the US have supplied their views on energy storage to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), with industry and other stakeholders expected to follow. Energy-Storage.News’ Andy Colthorpe spoke with Energy Storage Association policy expert Jason Burwen on what he describes as a “systematic review” that could have a transformative effect on the market and drivers for storage.