Hourly Matching for Utility Scale Batteries

Project location
Texas, United States
Temporal matching
Geographical matching
Energy tracked (measured/forecasted)
Tracking method
Granular Certificates

Quinbrook’s Private Energy Partners developed “Quintrace” software to perform hourly tracking of energy across batteries using Hourly Battery SoC Data. Using Quintrace, EnergyTag’s draft standard was implemented on utility batteries in the ERCOT Grid, Texas, USA

Key takeaways:

  1. The EnergyTag Standard enables batteries to time-shift Granular Certificates. This will truly value storage in clean energy markets for the first time. 
  2. Quinbrook successfully demonstrated key concepts of the EnergyTag storage standard, proving it works in practice.
  3. Hourly tracking of losses is critical to accurate implementation.

Next steps:

  1. Perform further testing across geographies. 
  2. Work with registries to enable the creation of new Storage Discharge Granular Certificates out of batteries and cancellation of Granular Certificates into batteries.


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