On December 13, 2018, the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an Order establishing an Energy Storage Goal and Deployment Policy and taking action the recommendations of New York Energy Storage Roadmap.
ENERGY STORAGE GOAL
In the Order, PSC adopted a statewide energy storage goal of installing up to 3,000 MW of qualified storage energy systems by 2030, with an interim objective of deploying 1,500 MW of energy storage systems by 2025. The interim objective is consistent with Governor Cuomo’s previously announced storage goal.
The Commission’s Order includes a host of actions to achieve the energy storage deployment goals. These are organized in 7 major categories:
- Retail Rate Actions
- Utility Roles
- Direct Procurement Approaches
- Market Acceleration Incentives
- Address Soft Costs
- Clean Peak Actions
- Wholesale Market Actions and Distribution/Wholesale Market Coordination