RTOs See Storage as ‘Niche’ Player in Transmission November 14, 2016By Amanda Durish CookThe opening panel of FERC’s technical conference on energy storage last week featured a discussion on whether storage can be a versatile transmission asset or will be limited to “niche applications.” 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:FERC Clarifies Energy Storage RuleFERC clarified Order 784, its 2013 rule opening the ancillary services markets to more competition from electric storage.FERC Panelists Debate Storage Uses, CompensationFERC’s technical conference on energy storage Wednesday featured debates over the breadth of its potential uses and discussions on ways to avoid over-compensating resources performing multiple functions simultaneously.FERC to Examine RTO Rules for Energy StorageFERC is seeking comment on energy storage’s participation in the wholesale energy markets, questioning whether RTOs’ rules are creating barriers for the resource. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.