As the U.S. grid incorporates energy storage systems, ESA has worked to educate staff and commissioners at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the role of energy storage in competitive energy markets. Our main priority is that federal regulators remove impediments and reward innovation in open markets for ancillary services, non-organized markets, and other applications for advanced energy storage technologies.


August 24, 2017

ESA Letter to MISO on AGC Enhancement

ESA submitted comments to MISO that can be summed up most simply as generally supportive of MISO’s direction but unable to provide a better judgment until more information is available [...]Read More


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April 13, 2017

Joint Comments of Advanced Energy Economy, Americans For A Clean Energy Grid, The American Council On Renewable Energy, The American Wind Energy Association, The Energy Storage Association, And The Solar Energy Industries Association on the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NOPR”)

ESA joined with several other energy organizations to file comments on FERC’s The time is ripe for the Commission to make certain regulatory and policy changes to FERC’s December 15, [...]Read More

January 24, 2017

ESA Comments to Docket No. RM16-6

ESA submitted comments in response to the notice of proposed rule issued on November 17, 2016. While ESA does not oppose the requirement of primary frequency (“PFR”) response capability as [...]Read More

December 15, 2016

ESA Comments to FERC AD16-25

ESA comments that feasible pathways exist for enabling electric storage to provide multiple services while respecting the institutional design of organized wholesale markets. Within the scope of the instant docket, [...]Read More

November 04, 2016

ESA Comment on NYISO DER Roadmap

The most concerning changes that NYISO is proposing in the DER Roadmap involves the calculation of Capacity value for DER.  The Roadmap would likely reduce the earnings potential of limited-duration [...]Read More

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