July 28, 2021

Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority Finalizes 580 MW Energy Storage Program

CT PURA Electric Storage Program, Docket No. 17-12-03RE03

Status: Final Decision

On July 28, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) issued a Final Decision for an Electric Storage Program to achieve 580 MW of customer-sited energy storage in Connecticut by 2030, to be launched in January 2022. The program:

  • Provides declining block upfront incentives based on per kWh installed capacity
  • Provides performance payments for response to events called by the electric distribution company
  • Sets interim targets of 100 MW by 2024 and 300 MW by 2027
  • Directs utilities to replace demand charges for front-of-the-meter energy storage systems with revenue-neutral tariffs


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