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Wed Oct 30, 2013, 05:37 PM

10. Why would they need to discuss "watts X (unit-of-time)" specifically in this document?

It has absolutely nothing to do with their purpose and would be in opposition to their approach encouraging a flexible, needs-based, or use-based strategy for developing different technologies for different applications.

Their benchmark of 1% of peak load is unquestionably appropriate to the function of their rule making, which encompasses the entire range of potential services that storage might provide for transmission, distribution and behind-the-meter customer owned storage. The potential variance in the appropriate size of these widely differing systems argues against too much prescriptive detail at the CPUC level.

What I like is that they have limited utilities to ownership of storage under this program to 50% or less and that they've excluded large scale (>50MW) pumped hydro storage. Both decisions show that the direction they are steering is towards a distributed grid with lots of local stakeholders.

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