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Thursday, June 25, 2020
One of These Is Not Like the Others: Federal Regulatory Efforts to Adapt to the Expanded Use of Ener »
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) electric regulation has traditionally put resources into defined categories (g...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Adding intelligent storage can boost solar project revenues by 50%, Stem claims »
The storage provider made the claim while announcing the completion of a front-of-meter solar project that boasts 8MWh of...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
BAE Systems Selected by New York City to Provide Hundreds of Electric Hybrid Propulsion Systems »
BAE Systems, a world leader in electric propulsion systems, announced its selection by New York City Transit Authority to...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Plug Power Completes Acquisitions of United Hydrogen and Giner ELX »
Plug Power Inc., a leading provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, has completed the acqui...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Quidnet Energy’s $10M Series B Paves Way For Commercial Expansion »
Quidnet Energy announced on Tuesday that it closed on a $10 million Series B round of financing and a contract with the Ne...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Apple Maps gets electric vehicle routing to find EV chargers »
The EV routing feature, which will be available in the newest version of iOS, is one of several improvements that Apple is...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
DOE Announces New Lab Consortia to Advance Hydrogen and Fuel Cell R&D »
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced the intention to invest up to $100 million over five years in two n...
Monday, June 22, 2020
News Release: Research Determines Financial Benefit from Driving Electric Vehicles »
Over a 15-Year Life, EVs Can Save Thousands of Dollars in Fuel Costs Compared to Gasoline Vehicles Click here to read...
Monday, June 22, 2020
Lyft’s commitment to electric vehicles is huge. Three lessons for leaders. »
Lyft responded to stakeholder demands for rebuilding a better future – and in particular for climate action – through a bo...
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Fluence Announces 6th Generation Energy Storage Technology »
If you want an indication of where the energy storage market is heading, a recent announcement by Fluence is it. &nbs...
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Peaker Plants Harm Communities of Color; It’s Time for New York City to Replace Them »
Most New Yorkers are unlikely to know about the polluting power plants located primarily in communities of color and low-i...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Sunrun to Turn Home Batteries Into Grid Resources for 2 Major Utilities »
The leading rooftop installer will aggregate homes for Southern California Edison and a Con Ed utility in New York in a te...
Monday, June 15, 2020
Stem Named Top California Commercial Energy Storage Installer »
Stem, Inc., the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services, led commercial storage insta...
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Report: These rarely used, dirty power plants could be cheaply replaced by batteries »
A sweeping analysis released last month by researchers at the nonprofit Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Health E...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
New York’s Energy Transition (and Challenges) in 5 Charts »
From carbon pricing to offshore wind to huge transmission projects, New York’s grid operator has its work cut out. Cli...
Friday, June 5, 2020
Work at Tesla’s New York Gigafactory Restarts as Panasonic Prepares to Exit »
Tesla restarted work at its Buffalo, New York Gigafactory in May, not long after resuming production at its other U.S. fac...
Friday, June 5, 2020
‘Calm before the storm’: US deployed 98MW / 208MWh of energy storage during first quarter of 2020 »
Research firm Wood Mackenzie has held onto its forecast that the US will deploy around 7GW of energy storage annually by 2...
Friday, June 5, 2020
Zinc8 Energy Solutions creates wholly owned US Subsidiary in New York State »
Canada-based Zinc8 Energy Solutions has created a wholly owned US subsidiary in New York state named Zinc8 Energy Solution...
Saturday, April 25, 2020
New York City launches ‘sustainability challenge’ amid coronavirus crisis »
Submitted proposals will offer sustainable solutions for the energy storage, the building materials and the reduction of ’...
Saturday, April 25, 2020
FERC to Hear New York’s Arguments Against Mitigation of Renewables »
On April 20, 2020, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) granted rehearing on three recently issued Orders sig...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Storage companies raised $244 million in corporate funding to start 2020 »
A new report released by Mercom Capital shows that while funding is down from Q4 2019, it is up substantially year-over-ye...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
To Understand the Medical Supply Shortage, It Helps to Know How the U.S. Lost the Lithium Ion Batter »
With so many critical health care products now made offshore that supplies could not meet surging demand as the coronaviru...
Friday, April 17, 2020
Tesla completes massive expansion of its ‘world’s biggest battery’ »
The expansion is adding 50 MW/64.5 MWh of capacity at the site – bringing the total to 150 MW/193.5 MWh. Click here to...
Thursday, April 16, 2020
In New York, a New Way for Stay-at-Home Customers to Get Paid for Shaving Peak Energy »
A new program in Westchester County will allow customers to make money at home using software, smart meters and demand res...
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Will New York “Take Back” the Function of Ensuring Electricity Resource Adequacy? »
New York State is in the midst of assessing how it can achieve the ambitious renewable energy targets of the 2019 Climate...
Monday, April 6, 2020
NYISO Takes First Steps on Tariff Amendments for Energy Storage Resources »
On March 18, 2020, the New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) Business Issues Committee (BIC) recommended new tari...
Friday, April 3, 2020
Hybrid Power Plants Are Growing Rapidly, But Are They a Good Idea? »
Co-locating batteries with renewables has taken off rapidly. It’s not always the right move, the author writes. Click...
Friday, April 3, 2020
How an energy jobs coalition can help the US economy bounce back »
The chorus is growing louder: in addition to halting the increases in coronavirus cases, we need an energy stimulus packag...
Friday, April 3, 2020
BYD and Toyota detail electric vehicle joint venture for China »
The two automakers will invest 50-50 in a new company—BYD Toyota EV Technology Co. Ltd—with operations scheduled to start...
Friday, April 3, 2020
GM and Honda are co-developing two new electric vehicles due to arrive in 2024 »
GM and Honda will jointly develop two new electric vehicles slated for 2024, the latest move by the two automakers to deep...
Friday, April 3, 2020
COVID-19 disrupts storage bidding processes for New York utilities, but state report shows progress »
New York state is nearly halfway done hitting its interim target of 1,500 MW of energy storage by 2025, with 706 MW in sto...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
New York Offers Guidance on Essential Energy Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic »
New York's Empire State Development, a public authority charged with economic development across New York and Gov. Andrew...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
New York’s ‘VDER’ Alternative Payment Method Helps Spur Energy Storage »
New York is well on its way to meeting the state’s goal of having 1,500 MW of energy storage by 2025 and 3,000 MW by...
Monday, March 30, 2020
New York City peaker rule compliance filings show mixed approach to tighter emissions rules »
All of the 543-MW Ravenswood Generating Station's seventeen simple-cycle combustion turbines located in New York City will...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Tesla CEO Elon Musk vows to make ventilators at Buffalo plant »
New York invested $750 million to help build a solar-panel plant in Buffalo. Now the plant might prove helpful in the figh...

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