April 13, 2017
ESA Files Comments on Docket no. RM17-8-000 on the Interconnection of Energy Storage
ESA filed comments with FERC, noting general support for the Commission’s proposed rule as it may better enable electric storage resources to participate in wholesale markets. Reducing backlogged interconnection queues will increase the ability of electric storage to interconnect, both as stand-alone facilities and as resources co-located with generation. The Commission’s proposed rule will also broadly improve the certainty, transparency, and process for interconnecting electric storage technologies. Moreover, transparency about constrained flowgates and congestion will allow storage developers to better identify opportunities for solving congestion problems.