Tim Olson is ACORE's Policy & Research Manager. He works closely with ACORE’s senior leadership team and members to manage policy-related member programs and meetings. He is responsible for monitoring U.S. electric power sector tax, finance and other policy areas, as well as renewable industry developments, to produce high-quality resources and written materials.

FERC Transforms the Role of Storage in Wholesale Markets

Last week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) unanimously approved a rule that will break down barriers for energy storage deployment in wholesale energy markets. Current regional transmission organization (RTO) and independent system operator (ISO) rules for resource participation in wholesale electricity markets reflect the fact that for the last century electricity generation has been…