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[Episode #8] – Storage on the Grid

All about storage on the grid -- in front of the meter -- with a little bit about behind-the-meter storage.  How to value storage, how storage complements and replaces generation, and some geeky excursions into locational marginal pricing, PURPA, non-market uplift payments, and FERC Order 819! And in the news segment: Comments on the COP 21 United Nations Climate Change Conference and an update on carbon capture and storage (CCS).


Jason Burwen is Vice President of Policy at the Energy Storage Association, where he has led the U.S. storage industry’s federal, RTO, and state policy engagement since 2015. Previously, Jason was the Associate Director for Energy Innovation at the Bipartisan Policy Center and staff director of the American Energy Innovation Council, where he advocated for greater U.S. federal investments in clean energy technology innovation and deployment. Jason has also consulted to utilities on demand response program design at FSC Group/Nexant and reviewed utility renewable energy procurement contracting for the California Public Utilities Commission. Jason holds Masters degrees from the University of California – Berkeley’s Energy and Resource Group and Goldman School of Public Policy, as well as a Bachelors degree from Columbia University.

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Recording date: November 24, 2015

Air date: December 2, 2015

Geek rating: 8