Uncategorized | Sep 16, 2020

By Gridworks Senior Fellows Arthur Haubenstock and Mike Florio   In August a record-setting heat wave spanned the western United States causing enough stress on California’s grid to trigger blackouts. The circumstances leading to these events have been widely reported, including: a handful of gas-fired power plants that unexpectedly went […]

On February 15, FERC issued Order 841 to remove barriers to the participation of electric storage resources in the capacity, energy, and ancillary service markets operated by Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO) and Independent System Operators (ISO). The Order solidified FERC’s commitment to opening the nation’s wholesale markets to distributed storage. The FERC […]