by Jeff St. John
October 07, 2015

California is a fertile proving ground for tomorrow’s energy storage success stories. Big mandate requiring the state’s big three investor-owned utilities to procure a record-setting 1.3 gigawatts of grid-connected energy storage by the end of the decade? Check. A lucrative incentive program that's helped push megawatts' worth of behind-the-meter storage systems into the field? Check. A large and growing share of utility-scale and distributed solar, pushing system supply-demand curves into unusual duck-like shapes? Check.

A regulatory...