Joint Comments Submitted On SMART Guidelines
FEBRUARY 23, 2018
February 23, 2018
SEIA, SEBANE, CCSA, NECEC, and VoteSolar submitted commentary today to the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, seeking changes the following key issues:
A. Remove impractical barriers to dual-use adoption under the Agricultural Solar Tariff Generation Units Guideline.
B. Optimize the potential of Energy Storage Systems by revising the Energy Storage Adder Guideline to allow ESS participation in the ISO-New England capacity and ancillary services markets.
C. Align the Land Use and Siting Guideline with local zoning and sensible real estate practices.
D. Support program integrity by ensuring transparent, objective standards for Statement of Qualification Applications and sensible treatment of Compensation Rate Adders.
A copy of the letter can be accessed here.