Tools

The ESS Program continually documents progress in the world of energy storage. That progress takes many forms and comes from many sources.

Program Tools

    • DOE/EPRI Electricity Storage Handbook in Collaboration with NRECA – The DOE/EPRI Electricity Storage Handbook in Collaboration with NRECA is a how-to guide for utility and rural cooperative engineers, planners, and decision makers to plan and implement energy storage projects.
    • PUC Handbook – A perspective on issues pertaining to the deployment of utility procured electrical energy storage resources. The intended audience includes state electric utility regulatory authorities, their staffs and the planning personnel in the utilities they regulate.
    • QuESt – A Python-based, open source energy storage software suite that includes QuESt Data Manager, for obtaining market data from ISO/RTO sources, as well as QuESt Valuation, for performing energy storage system valuation (revenue estimation) in different market areas.

Protocols