AB 2514 - Energy Storage System Procurement Targets from Publicly Owned Utilities

Additional Documents | Publicly Owned Utilities Reports

Assembly Bill (AB) 2514 (Skinner, Chapter 469, Statutes of 2010), amended by Assembly Bill 2227 (Bradford, Chapter 606, Statutes of 2012), was designed to encourage California to incorporate energy storage into the electricity grid, as codified at Public Utilities Code § 2835-2839 and § 9506. Energy storage can provide a multitude of benefits to California, including supporting the integration of greater amounts of renewable energy into the electric grid, deferring the need for new fossil-fueled power plants and transmission and distribution infrastructure, and reducing dependence on fossil fuel generation to meet peak loads.

Energy Storage Systems Defined

The Public Utilities Code defines an energy storage system as commercially available technology that is capable of absorbing energy, storing it for a period of time, and thereafter dispatching the energy. An energy storage system may be centralized or distributed and accomplish one or more of the following:

In addition, an energy storage system shall do one or more of the following:

Publicly Owned Utility Responsibilities

The Public Utilities Code requires the following for each local publicly owned electric utility (POU):

Energy Commission Responsibilities

The Energy Commission is responsible for including a summary of the reports submitted by the POUs in its Integrated Energy Policy Report. The Energy Commission is also responsible for ensuring that the reports or plans submitted by the POUs are available on the Energy Commission's web site or on a POU web site that can be accessed from the Energy Commission's web site.

Investor-Owned Utilities

Assembly Bill 2514 also required the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to open a proceeding to determine appropriate targets, if any, for the state's investor-owned utilities to procure viable and cost-effective energy storage systems and, by October 1, 2013, to adopt an energy storage system procurement target, if determined to be appropriate, to be achieved by each load-serving entity by December 31, 2020. More information on that proceeding can be found on the CPUC's web site:

Additional reports or updates for posting on this page can be sent to:

California Energy Commission
John Mathias
1516 Ninth Street, MS-20
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-651-9525
E-mail: John.Mathias@energy.ca.gov

Additional Documents on AB 2514 Reports

Submitting Entity 2014 Documents 2017 Documents

Northern California Power Agency, California Municipal Utilities Association, Southern California Public Power Authority

Letter regarding Publicly Owned Utilities efforts to comply with the requirements of AB 2514

Joint POU Energy Storage Letter

Publicly Owned Utility Reports

Additional reports will be posted as they are received.

Publicly Owned Utility 2014 Energy Storage Procurement Targets Reports and Resolutions Energy Storage Compliance Reports 2017 Energy Storage Re-Evaluation Reports

Alameda Municipal Power

Agenda Item number 5.A.1, By Motion, Accept the Report Findings the ENergy Storage Systems are Not Currently Viable and Cost-Effective for Alameda Municipal Power


Alameda signed letter to the California Energy Commission

Alameda AB 2514 updated staff report

Alameda Municipal Power AB 2514 Filing 09282017

Anaheim, City of

Staff Report to City Council.

City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department Energy Storage Resolution.

Anaheim Public Utilities Department Energy Storage System Plan August 2014 with links to Resolution and RPS Policy.

2017 Compliance Report

AB2514 Energy Storage Reevaluation CEC Cover Letter Signed

AB2514 Updated Energy Storage System Plan Final

Anaheim RES-2017-142

City Council Staff Report Signed Copy

Azusa Light and Water

Memo Azusa Board - Energy Storage Targets

Azusa Board Resolution No. UB-12-14 - Energy Storage Targets

2017 Compliance Report

Azusa D-7-AB2514 Energy Storage Evaluation 1 1

Azusa Reso-UB-13-2017-1-1

Banning, City of

Energy Storage Target Report to the California Energy Commission

2017 Compliance Report

City of Banning September 2017 Energy Storage Report FINAL

Biggs, City of
Biggs Municipal Utilities

Biggs Council Meeting Minutes

Agenda Item Staff Report - Energy Storage Systems

City of Biggs Energy Storage Resolution

Burbank Water and Power (BWP)

Staff Report: Energy Storage Procurement Target Setting, Pursuant to Assembly Bill 2514, November 25, 2014.

Staff Report: Energy Storage Procurement Target Setting, Pursuant to Assembly Bill 2514

2017 Compliance Report

Energy Storage Procurement Target Setting Pursuant To Assembly Bill 2514

Cerritos, City of

Agenda Report Regarding Adoption of Resolution No 2014-27

Cerritos Resolution No. 2014-27

2017 Compliance Report


Colton, City of

Staff Report - Energy Storage Systems Target.

Resolution R-87-14.

2017 Compliance Report.

Colton 2017 AB2514 Report 001

Corona, City of

City Council of the City of Corona Resolution No. 2014-070, Regarding Establishing Cost-Effective Energy Storage Targets in Accordance with the AB 2514 Requirements.

2017 Compliance Report.


Eastside Power Authority

Eastside Power Authority Board Action Regarding AB 2514 Energy Storage

Eastside AB2514 Compliance Filing 9-12-17

Glendale Water and Power (GWP)

Agenda Item 1, Motion Adopting Energy Storage

City Council Motion on Energy Storage and Ice Bear Energy Storage Maintenance

2017 Compliance Report

City of Glendale CC Motion-Staff Report GWP Energy Storage Procurement Target

Gridley, City of

A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Gridley Regarding the Viability of Energy Storage for the City of Gridley

2017 Compliance Report


Healdsburg Electric Department

City Council Action Target Setting for Energy Storage

2017 Compliance Report


Imperial Irrigation District (IID)

Imperial Irrigation District Resolution No. 32-2014

2017 Compliance Report

IID Resolution No- 20-2017

Lassen Municipal Utility District

Lassen Municipal Utilities District's Staff Report and Resolution Regarding AB 2514 Energy Storage


Lodi Electric Utility

Lodi City Council Report Adopting Resolution

Resolution No. 2013-183, Regarding the Viability of Energy Storage for the City of Lodi

2017 Compliance Report

Lodi Electric Utility AB2514

Lompoc, City of

Resolution No. 5949-14

2017 Compliance Report

City of Lompoc AB 2514 Filing

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP)

Energy Storage Development Plan

2017 Compliance Report

LADWP AB2514 Package

Merced Irrigation District

Resolution 2014-39 Declining to Adopt a Target for the Procurement of Energy Storage Systems

Merced irrigation district

Modesto Irrigation District (MID)

Resolution 2014-72 - Energy Storage Procurement Targets

Resolution 2014-80 - Storage Demonstration Project

Modesto Irrigation District Energy Storage Procurement Targets Policy Update

Needles, City of

Needles Resolution No. 8-5-14 BPU, 8-12-2014 - NPUA, 2014-39


Palo Alto, City of

City Council Staff Report - Adopt a Resolution Determining that a Target for the City of Palo Alto Utilities to Procure Energy Storage Systems is Not Appropriate Due to Lack of Cost-effective Options

Resolution No. 9396

2017 Compliance Report


Pasadena, City of

Agenda Report - Energy Storage System Procurement Targets and policies

Energy Storage Systems Evaluation

Agenda Report and Energy Storage Systems Evaluation (Combined)

2017 Compliance Report

AB 2514 Agenda Report PWP [2017]

AB 2514 Energy Storage System Evaluation Report PWP Attachment 1 and 2 [2017]

Pittsburg, City of (Island Energy)

Island Energy - Energy Storage System Procurement and Policy

2017 Compliance Report


Port of Oakland

Agenda Item - Adoption of Procurement Targets for Energy Storage Systems

Energy Storage Assessment

Resolution No. 14-86

2017 Compliance Report


Rancho Cucamonga Municipal Utility

Staff Report Regarding Resolution

Resolution No. 14-168

2017 Compliance Report

Rancho Cucamonga AB 2514 Filing

Redding Electric Utility (REU)

City of Redding Report to City Council Regarding Energy Storage Compliance Plan

2017 Compliance Report

REU AB2514_Compliance Plan 9-19-2017

REU Report to Council on AB2514 9-19-17

Riverside Public Utilities

Minutes of the September 5, 2014, Riverside Board of Public Utilities

Riverside Public Utilities Board Memorandum - AB 2514 Energy Storage

Riverside City Council Memorandum - Energy Storage Procurement Target

2017 Compliance Report

City of Riverside 2nd Energy Storage Target Adoption Sept 2017 City Council Report

Roseville Electric

City of Roseville Council Communication - Energy Storage Procurement Targets Report

2017 Compliance Report

Roseville Memo

Roseville Resolution No-17-379

San Francisco, City and County of

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Agenda item 11i regarding Assembly Bill 2514

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Resolution 14-0147

San Francisco AB 2514 Transmittal Letter (Word File)

San Francisco AB 2514 Filing

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Sacramento Municipal Utilities District AB 2514 Energy Storage Procurement

2017 Compliance Report

Signed letter to California Energy Commission

SMUD Resolution 17-09-07

SMUD AB 2514 2017 Storage Procurement Final Report

Silicon Valley Power (City of Santa Clara)

City of Santa Clara - Agenda Report of Storage Procurement Plan - Silicon Valley Power

2017 Compliance Report

November 7, 2017, Council Meeting Agenda Report - Item 15-C Storage

Truckee Donner Public Utilities District

Truckee Donner Board Action Packet

Truckee Donner Board of Directors Agenda Item 16 Energy Storage report

2017 Compliance Report


Turlock Irrigation District (TID)

Transmittal Letter and Resolution No. 2014-87

Energy Storage Study 2014

2017 Compliance Report

TID Resolution No-2017-65

Ukiah, City of

Agenda Summary Report - Subject: Target Setting for Electric Energy Storage Systems as Per AB 2514

2017 Compliance Report


Vernon, City of

Resolution No. 2014-56

2017 Compliance Report

Energy Storage Staff Report

City of Vernon Energy Storage Evaluation Report (AB_2514)-Resolution

Energy Storage Full Report City of Vernon

Staff Report - Energy Storage Viability Report for AB 2514 City of Vernon

Victorville, City of

Resolution No. 16-020

Resolution No. 14-064

2017 Compliance Report


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