ESA Filings: MA DPU

  • MA DPU 12-76: Investigation by the Department of Public Utilities on its own Motion into Modernization of the Electric Grid

    Posted: December 23, 2013 - 18:35 / MA DPU / ESA Filings

    The purpose of this investigation is to examine our policies and ensure that electric distribution companies adopt grid modernization technologies and practices to enhance the reliability of electricity service, reduce costs of operating the electric grid, mitigate price increases and volatility for customers, and empower customers to adopt new electricity technologies and better manage their use of electricity.

  • ESA Comments re: MA DPU 12-76

    Posted: July 24, 2013 - 11:14 / MA DPU / ESA Filings

    Pursuant to the Notice for Comment on the Report to the Department of Public Utilities (the “Department”) from the Steering Committee (the “Report”) formed in the above-captioned matter, the Energy Storage Association d/b/a Electricity Storage Association (“ESA”), on behalf of its Advocacy Council, submits the following comments and information for the Department’s consideration. The ESA has previously intervened in this docket and is a member of the Steering Committee.

  • Massachusetts Electric Grid Modernization Stakeholder Working Group Process: Report to the Department of Public Utilities from the Steering Committee

    Posted: July 2, 2013 - 16:16 / MA DPU / ESA Filings

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (“Department”) opened this proceeding in order to solicit input from stakeholders on how to ensure that the Department’s policies facilitate adoption of grid modernization technologies and practices by the electric distribution companies over the short, medium, and long term. In this spirit, the Stakeholder Working Group developed this Report in an open, collaborative process, through the participation of a number of stakeholders having key interest in the Grid Modernization investigation. Consequently, the substantive information and principles and recommendations contained in this Report come from a variety of perspectives. The information contained herein should prove useful to the Department when considering the scope and the issues that will need to be resolved in future proceedings.

  • MA DPU 12-76: Order Opening Investigation

    Posted: October 2, 2012 - 11:09 / MA DPU / ESA Filings

    The Department of Public Utilities (“Department”) opens this inquiry to investigate policies that will enable Massachusetts electric distribution companies and their customers to take advantage of grid modernization opportunities. Specifically we will examine our policies to ensure that electric distribution companies adopt grid modernization technologies and practices in order to enhance the reliability of electricity service, reduce electricity costs, and empower customers to adopt new electricity technologies and better manage their use of electricity. The purpose of this investigation will be to solicit input from stakeholders that will guide the Department’s approach to grid modernization over the short, medium, and long term.