Grid Officials Eye Reliability Review Of Storage Amid Renewables Growth

February 19, 2021
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), which oversees grid operations, is considering a full review of its requirements for expanded battery storage considered crucial for increased renewable energy, the latest sign of the coming transformation of the nation’s electric distribution system even as Texas’ blackouts raise reliability fears. NERC’s proposal to review its reliability standards for storage is part of a new report it conducted jointly with the Western Electricity Coordinating Council to examine the implications for grid operations...

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