ESA Motion to Intervene and Comments - EL17-8-000

Posted: November 14, 2016 - 10:29 / ESA Filings

Pursuant to Sections 206(f) and 214 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“Commission”), the ESA moved to intervene in the Docket no. EL 17 -8-000 proceeding and submitted the attached comments regarding the complaint filed on October 21, 2016 (“Complaint”), by Indianapolis Power & Light Company (“IPL”) seeking reforms to the Open Access Transmission, Energy and Operating Reserve Markets Tariff (“Tariff”) of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (“MISO”).

ESA works on behalf of its member companies to promote the development and commercialization of competitive and reliable energy storage delivery systems for use by electricity suppliers and their customers. ESA’s membership comprises a diverse group of electric sector stakeholders, including utilities, independent power producers, manufacturers of advanced technologies -- such as batteries, flywheels, thermal energy storage, compressed air energy storage, supercapacitors, and other technologies -- component suppliers, and system integrators. ESA’s over 180 member companies have expertise in transmission-level grid operations relevant to advanced energy storage, with approximately 300 MW of electric storage deployed in RTO/ISO markets.