CAISO Study Backs Use of Renewables for Grid Reliability January 16, 2017By Robert MullinSolar photovoltaic resources can provide ancillary services in a way comparable to conventional generating resources, according to a study released by CAISO. Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:CAISO Seeks Primary Frequency Response MarketCAISO has kicked off an initiative to explore how it can procure resources equipped to automatically respond to disturbances in grid frequency.FERC: Renewables Must Provide Frequency ResponseFERC proposed revising its pro forma generator interconnection agreements to require all newly interconnecting facilities to install and enable primary frequency response capability.CAISO Board OKs Grid Services Requirements for RenewablesCAISO’s Board of Governors approved proposed Tariff revisions that will require new renewable resources be capable of providing grid-stability services as a condition for interconnecting with the ISO’s system. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.