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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...
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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...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
COVID-19: Solar and storage installs considered ‘essential services’ in locked-down California »
Installing and maintaining renewable energy resources can be viewed as an “essential service”, according to the California...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
NextEra's secret recipe for energy storage: Planning »
NextEra Energy, North America's leading wind and solar generator, is adopting an aggressive approach on the falling cost o...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
A New Battery Breakthrough That Could Save Electric Vehicles During a Recession »
A little-noticed breakthrough in automotive batteries has shaken up China’s EV market, and now is about to arrive in the U...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
New York allocates 1 GW of solar as renewables auction delivers $18.59/MWh average price »
Some 21 large scale clean energy projects with 1,278 MW of new capacity have been awarded, with 17 of the projects supplyi...
Monday, March 23, 2020
Energy storage roundup: If solar development was checkers, then storage is three-dimensional chess »
Storage is complicated, and a new study of the value of energy storage explains some patterns in storage adoption and depl...
Monday, March 23, 2020
Electric car emissions myth 'busted' »
Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are a damaging myth, new research shows. Click here...
Sunday, March 22, 2020
New York sets aside electric bus subsidies »
Government agencies in the US state of New York are providing more than 24 million dollars from the Diesel-Gate Volkswagen...
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Li-Cycle delivers first batch of recycled battery materials »
Canada’s Li-Cycle recycling company announces that it has completed its first commercial shipment of recycled battery mate...
Sunday, March 22, 2020
New Road Map to a US Hydrogen Economy »
The Road Map stresses the versatility of hydrogen as an enabler of the renewable energy system; an energy vector that can...
Friday, March 20, 2020
Faster than filling up with gas': These ultracapacitors will change electric cars, says startup »
Skeleton Technologies says in 3 to 5 years its ultracapacitors can provide the range for an average daily EV drive. Cl...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Companies Report a Rush of Electric Vehicle Battery Advances »
Advances in anodes, cathodes, and electrolytes suggest tomorrow’s EV power train may be quite different from today’s C...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Lead batteries make innovation push to better compete for energy storage projects »
The Consortium for Battery Innovation is requesting bids for research projects from universities, companies and other inst...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
NYSERDA announces 21 renewables projects to boost affordable energy »
New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo has unveiled the details of the awards for 21 large-scale solar, wind, and energy storag...
Monday, March 16, 2020
Future VW Electric Vehicles Will Send Power Back to the Grid »
The chief strategist at Volkswagen says vehicle-to-grid technology will open up new business opportunities for the automak...
Friday, March 13, 2020
New York to host second 15-hour duration zinc battery energy storage system »
Start-up Zinc8 Energy Solutions has made a deal to deploy a 100kW/1.5MWh zinc-air battery energy storage system in New Yor...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
G.M. Venture to Create Ohio Battery Plant and 1,100 Jobs »
  Beyond New York G.M. Venture to Create Ohio Battery Plant and 1,100 Jobs General Motors announced plan...
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
KEY CAPTURE ENERGY RECEIVES PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT POMONA BATTERY »
  NY-BEST Member KEY CAPTURE ENERGY RECEIVES PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT POMONA BATTERY Orange & Rockla...

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