December 7, 2023

Storage-as-transmission-only assets (SATOA)

ISO-NE Weighs Allowing Storage as Transmission
ISO-NE is developing a process for allowing energy storage projects to be used as transmission assets.
Big Rivers Electric Corp.
MISO Market Subcommittee Briefs: Jan. 27, 2022
The Market Subcommittee discussed how a storage asset solving transmission needs could also participate in the energy market.
SPP Markets and Operations Policy Committee Briefs: Jan. 10-11, 2022
SPP stakeholders endorsed the RTO’s latest transmission planning assessment but also withheld approval of a 345-kV, double-circuit project in West Texas.
MISO Market Subcommittee Briefs: June 10, 2021
The MISO Market Subcommittee meeting ran the gamut of storage participation, discovery of a longstanding energy pricing error and FTR underfunding.
FERC Greenlights MISO Storage-as-Tx Proposal
MISO’s first rule set for storage resources functioning as transmission assets passed muster with FERC, though James Danly opposed the plan.
MISO Plugs SATOA Plan at FERC Conference
MISO defended its first storage-as-transmission proposal, maintaining the plan is a good interim measure while the RTO designs a permanent approach.
Local Projects Axed from MISO Cost Allocation Refile
MISO is mounting a third attempt to gain FERC approval to overhaul the cost allocation design for economic transmission projects after previous rejections.
Major MISO Tx Projects Face Various Hurdles
Two market efficiency projects approved by MISO face continued obstacles, while two others slated for inclusion in MTEP 19 must wait longer for approval.
Energy Storage: All Grown Up?
About 200 people attended the Energy Storage Association's annual Policy Forum at the National Press Club in D.C.
MISO SATOA Proposal Faces Opposition
MISO’s first storage-as-transmission proposal has drawn protests saying the plan gives transmission owners an unfair advantage in developing the resources.

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