Public Power Daily
A group of California community choice aggregators has issued a request for information (RFI) that may inform a subsequent long-duration storage request for offers.
The RFI was issued on June 4 by the Clean Power Alliance of Southern California, CleanPowerSF, East Bay Community Energy, Marin Clean Energy, Monterey Bay Community Power, Peninsula Clean Energy, Redwood Coast Energy Authority, San Jose Clean Energy, Silicon Valley Clean Energy, Sonoma Clean Power and Valley Clean Energy.
One of the goals of the RFI is to collect information that may inform a subsequent long-duration storage RFO, which may be issued as soon as this summer by each of the CCAs individually, or some combination of the CCAs.
Another goal of the RFI is to collect information that will help the CCAs in their long-term resource planning, including identifying candidate resources for the long-duration storage need identified in a 2019-2020 reference system plan.
The CCAs noted that the RFI is open to all technologies with the potential to provide long-duration energy storage.