A decision by UK gas and electricity markets regulator Ofgem’s to classify energy storage as a subset of generation must be a “stopgap measure” until parliamentary time is found.
France, Italy, Spain and Belgium are among the regions of most interest for energy storage stakeholders in Europe, analysis firm Clean Horizon has told Energy-Storage.news.
The UK government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has incurred the wrath of battery storage asset owners by proposing significant changes to how their generation classes are derated within the Capacity Market (CM).
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited comments from stakeholders on its draft ‘National Policy for Renewable Energy based Micro and Mini Grids’.
Moves by the US’ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to assess electricity storage’s potential role in wholesale markets and in maintaining a low-cost, reliable network have been welcomed by the Washington-headquartered Energy Storage Association.
A UK initiative to provide codes of best practise in the selling and installation of PV systems paired with electricity storage is underway, with authors of a guide seeking consultation from stakeholders.