New CAISO Initiative: Storage as a Transmission Asset

On March 29th, the California ISO announced a new initiative, Storage as a Transmission Asset, which will “explore how transmission connected electric storage resources can provide cost and market-based services to maximize their efficiency and enhance their value to the system and ratepayers.” On April 6, the CAISO will hold a public stakeholder call to discuss a straw proposal and on April 20, written comments on straw proposal are public stakeholder call. The California ISO webpage for this initiative is available at:

Please contact Brian Biering at bsb(at) or Samantha Neumyer at sgn(at) if you have any questions.