July 21, 2014



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California Energy Storage Roadmap:  Workshop and Survey




The California ISO, in collaboration with the California Public Utilities Commission and the California Energy Commission, is initiating a roadmap process to identify policy, technology and process actions needed to facilitate the expansion of energy storage in California.  Please complete the survey by August 6, 2014.



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The ISO, the California Energy Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission are developing an energy storage roadmap that will identify policy, technology and process actions needed to facilitate expansion of energy storage in California.  The roadmap will be a vehicle to document, based on significant stakeholder input, the scope, scale and priority of issues encountered through existing mechanisms for bringing energy storage on-line in California.  The roadmap will also identify appropriate procedural venues for addressing the issues.  The agencies have engaged DNV GL (formerly DNV KEMA) and Olivine, Inc. to facilitate the development of the roadmap.


Starting in July 2014, the roadmap team will begin its outreach to the energy storage community to gather input.  As an initial step, interested stakeholders are invited to complete the on-line survey by August 6.  The survey is available at


Further information on scheduled meetings and how to provide additional input will be available on the ISO website at


Stakeholders can communicate with the roadmap team by e-mailing


A workshop is scheduled for September 4, 2014 at the ISO Folsom headquarters to discuss information received from stakeholders and to gather additional input for the roadmap.  A future market notice will provide the specifics regarding the meeting.  The team expects to publish the final roadmap by the end of this year.


Your participation and comments are encouraged.  Please get engaged by providing your input and perspectives on the challenges for developing energy storage in California and how to address them.



For More Information Contact

Heather Sanders at


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