In May 2016, Indianapolis Power and Light (IPL) brought online the first utility-scale battery storage system in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) region. IPL reports the system will be used to provide frequency regulation, as well as other reliability services.
MISO has the potential to become an emerging battery storage market. In addition to gaining operational experience from the IPL system, the RTO is working to reform tariffs to accommodate medium-term storage.
Utility Dive: First battery storage project begins operating in MISO
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Additional Contributing Author: Brian Riefler
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