2019 Energy Storage Regulatory Recommendations & 2017 Energy Storage Study

Act 31 Recommendations

January 9, 2019 update:

The Department has issued the final recommendations, pursuant to Act 31 of 2019, on the issue of storage regulation.

The final storage regulation recommendations are available here.

December 5, 2019 update:

The draft energy storage regulation recommendation options are now available for review.

Comments received by the Department's December 4, 2019 deadline can be found below:

ANR 1 and 2
Bram Towbin
Department of Public Safety
Public Utility Commission Comments and Redline
VELCO

Act 53 Report

November 15, 2017 update:

The Department has issued a report, pursuant to Act 53 of 2017, on the issue of deploying energy storage on the Vermont electric transmission and distribution system. 

The final energy storage report is available for review.

The Department is grateful for comments on the draft report provided by stakeholders, which are available below:

Burlington Electric Department and Vermont Public Power Supply Authority
Green Mountain Power
Key Capture Energy
Northern Reliability
Renewable Energy Vermont
Sunrun
Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Vermont Public Interest Research Group

October 11, 2017 update:

The draft energy storage report is available for review here. Please send written comments by October 31, 2017 to: PSD.EnergyStorage@vermont.gov.

We are grateful for the input received stakeholders on the preliminary proposed report outline. Comments received specific to the outline are provided below:
Comments sent in body of emails
Comments sent in PDF form:
Dynamic Organics and Baycorp
Renewable Energy Vermont
Sunrun
Sunverge
Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Windham Regional Commission