Astrapé Consulting was tasked with analyzing the capacity value of energy-limited resources (ELRs) in the New York Control Area (NYCA). The capacity value of these resources depends on the duration of reliability events, and not on the duration of elevated load periods. In other words, how well do resources with energy limits keep the lights on when reliability is threatened compared to the ability of perfectly available resources to perform the same service.
- educating a broad range of decision-makers and stakeholders about the essential role of energy storage in transforming our electric grid and transportation systems;
- advocating for policies and regulations that promote storage as a solution;
- improving access and removing barriers to markets for energy storage;
NYS DPS Whitepaper On Standby and Buyback Service Rate Design and Residential Voluntary Demand Rates
(CASE 15-E-0751 – VDER)
December 12, 2018