20 Va. Admin. Code § 5-335-30 - Minimum interim targets for energy storage deployment by Phase I and Phase II Utilities

Current through Register Vol. 38, No. 3, September 27, 2021

A. A Phase I Utility shall petition the commission for any necessary approvals to construct or acquire the level of energy storage power rating by the following dates:
1. By December 31, 2025, 25 megawatts;
2. By December 31, 2030, an additional 125 megawatts for a total of 150 megawatts; and
3. By December 31, 2035, an additional 250 megawatts for a total of 400 megawatts.
B. A Phase II Utility shall petition the commission for any necessary approvals to construct or acquire the level of energy storage power rating by the following dates:
1. By December 31, 2025, 250 megawatts;
2. By December 31, 2030, an additional 950 megawatts for a total of 1,200 megawatts; and
3. By December 31, 2035, an additional 1,500 megawatts for a total of 2,700 megawatts.
C. At least 35% of energy storage facilities placed into service by a Phase I or Phase II Utility shall be (i) purchased by the Phase I or Phase II Utility from a party other than the utility, or (ii) owned by a party other than the Phase I or Phase II Utility with the capacity from such facilities sold to the utility. The 35% threshold shall also apply to each interim target identified in this section.
D. Any type of energy storage technology shall count toward the interim targets set forth in subsections A and B of this section.
E. Each Phase I or Phase II Utility shall report on its plan to meet these interim targets and its progress toward meeting these interim targets in the proceedings established by § 56-585.5D 4 and §§ 56-597 through 56-599 of the Code of Virginia, consistent with the requirements of each respective statute.

Notes

20 Va. Admin. Code § 5-335-30
Derived From Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 10, eff. 1/1/2021.

Statutory Authority: §§ 12.1-13 and 56-585.5 of the Code of Virginia.

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