NYC Hospital Becomes First in City to Install Energy Storage System - Energy Manager Today

Mon, 2017-10-23 11:02

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NYC Hospital Becomes First in City to Install Energy Storage System
Energy Manager Today
In October 2015, a massive methane leak at a gas storage facility in Aliso Canyon, California, prompted an energy crisis in the state. The leak, which has been called the worst in US history, led to an acceleration in energy storage projects, including ...

Experts: Batteries Will Meet Increasing Energy Storage Needs In 5 ... - Futurism

Mon, 2017-10-23 08:08

Experts: Batteries Will Meet Increasing Energy Storage Needs In 5 ...
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According to a panel of experts, batteries will grow side-by-side renewables in the US to meet increasing energy storage needs.

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Greening the ramp: California looks to carbon-free resources to combat the Duck Curve - Utility Dive

Mon, 2017-10-23 07:28

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Greening the ramp: California looks to carbon-free resources to combat the Duck Curve
Utility Dive
The bill requires IRP planning scenarios for procurement of DER, energy efficiency technologies, demand response products, and energy storage. Planning must also meet California's resource adequacy requirements. The initial version of SB 338 proposed ...

CAISO Expands Attendee Roster for Stakeholder Symposium - RTO Insider

Sun, 2017-10-22 17:12

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CAISO Expands Attendee Roster for Stakeholder Symposium
RTO Insider
Storage is seen as the next wave in California energy development because of the large amount of photovoltaic and thermal solar coming online, panelists said. Concerns center on replacing the ramping ability of traditional generation, a role that would ...

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Briefs -- EIA-9140 | Pavillion, WY Gas Drilling | California SB 801 | NRG Energy | Bronx CNG Station | EIA | Bobcat ... - Natural Gas Intelligence

Fri, 2017-10-20 15:05

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Briefs -- EIA-9140 | Pavillion, WY Gas Drilling | California SB 801 | NRG Energy | Bronx CNG Station | EIA | Bobcat ...
Natural Gas Intelligence
The law also sets penalties to at least the cost of reducing climate impacts from the greenhouse gas volumes emitted in gas storage leaks. NRG Energy Inc. filed a motion with the California Energy Commission (CEC) to suspend its $300 million project ...
US regulator to monitor winter natgas supply in California, New EnglandReuters

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POWER-GEN International 2017: Convergence and Collaboration - Power Engineering Magazine

Fri, 2017-10-20 08:00

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POWER-GEN International 2017: Convergence and Collaboration
Power Engineering Magazine
"We are going to cover some of the most recent advancements in Energy Storage, including new projects installed over the last year," said Vibhu Kaushik, principal manager of Asset Management & Generation Strategy for Southern California Edison and ...

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CPUC Directs Energy Storage Investment To Low-Income Communities - Solar Industry

Thu, 2017-10-19 11:59

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CPUC Directs Energy Storage Investment To Low-Income Communities
Solar Industry
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has unveiled a new equity program that directs 25% of funds for distributed energy storage to low-income households and environmentally burdened communities throughout the state. Eligible customers ...

AMS Beefs Up Leadership Team With SolarCity's Grid Services Guru - Greentech Media

Thu, 2017-10-19 11:30

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AMS Beefs Up Leadership Team With SolarCity's Grid Services Guru
Greentech Media
It deploys fleets of energy storage across commercial and industrial customers' portfolio of properties, sharing the energy bill savings achieved by demand management. Meanwhile, AMS contracts with utilities in those areas to dispatch its fleet of ...

Updated: NRG asks California agency to suspend hearings over ... - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-10-17 10:03

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Updated: NRG asks California agency to suspend hearings over ...
Utility Dive
NRG Energy asked the California Energy Commission to end hearings over its proposal to build the 262 MW Puente natural gas facility as it reviews whether or ...

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California allocates $55M for energy storage in low income ... - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-10-17 06:58

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California allocates $55M for energy storage in low income ...
Utility Dive
The California Public Utilities Commission has instituted a program that directs about $55 million through 2020 for energy storage projects for “low income ...

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California allocates $55 million for energy storage in low income neighborhoods - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-10-17 06:56

California allocates $55 million for energy storage in low income neighborhoods
Utility Dive
The California Public Utilities Commission has instituted a program that directs about $55 million through 2020 for energy storage projects for “low income households and environmentally burdened communities” in the state. The program allocates 25% of ...

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A Chat With Sunrun VP Of Grid Services About Residential Energy Storage - CleanTechnica

Sun, 2017-10-15 08:28

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A Chat With Sunrun VP Of Grid Services About Residential Energy Storage
CleanTechnica
Hawaii and Australia, among others with their high electricity prices and vast solar resources, have become hotspots for residential energy storage. Southern California has very customer friendly net metering policies that allow residential solar ...

What Financiers Want to See From Energy Storage - Greentech Media

Fri, 2017-10-13 20:11

What Financiers Want to See From Energy Storage
Greentech Media
What Financiers Want to See From Energy Storage. Plus: Seeing storage in the ashes of California's wildfire, a virtual power plant that really earns it name and a stunning storage denouement. 0. by Julian Spector October 13, 2017. The apocalyptic ash ...

San Antonio's Valero barred from buying California storage terminals for 10 years - mySanAntonio.com

Fri, 2017-10-13 14:08

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San Antonio's Valero barred from buying California storage terminals for 10 years
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San Antonio-based refiner Valero Energy Corp. is being barred for a decade from buying a pair of storage terminals in California. In an Oct. 12 ruling Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California said that ...

Policy Biggest Obstacle for Storage, Panel Says - RTO Insider

Thu, 2017-10-12 17:01

RTO Insider

Policy Biggest Obstacle for Storage, Panel Says
RTO Insider
After CAISO recently performed a study finding that the $299 million proposed Puente Power Project is the cheapest alternative to energy storage and distributed energy solutions costing up to $1.2 billion, the California Energy Commission still ...

California Gov. Brown signs bill directing utilities to plan storage, DERs for peak demand - Utility Dive

Thu, 2017-10-12 05:39

California Gov. Brown signs bill directing utilities to plan storage, DERs for peak demand
Utility Dive
Today, that evening ramp is mostly served by natural gas generators, but California utilities are under a mandate to cut carbon emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030, and clean energy advocates say solar and storage can meet local power needs at a ...

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World's Largest Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Unit Headed to Long Beach - Long Beach Post

Wed, 2017-10-11 13:22

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World's Largest Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Unit Headed to Long Beach
Long Beach Post
The project—worth $1 billion, according to the New York Times—is between AES Energy Storage and Southern California Edison. Battery projects like this one have been fast-tracked in the wake of the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak that began in late 2015 ...

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Energy Summit addresses Kern County's position in the energy industry - The Bakersfield Californian

Tue, 2017-10-10 17:38

Energy Summit addresses Kern County's position in the energy industry
The Bakersfield Californian
... will discuss SCE's recent energy storage projects; Helle Petersen of BlueTechValley Incubator & Valley Ventures Accelerator addressing energy innovation cluster; Neil Black of California Bioenergy; and a panel on the future of energy in Kern ...

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Wanted in California: A Healthy Market for Microgrids | Greentech ... - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-10-10 14:30

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Wanted in California: A Healthy Market for Microgrids | Greentech ...
Greentech Media
California pioneered state policies for deploying solar and energy storage. Now it's turning its attention to microgrids. The state's energy agencies released a ...

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Hawaiian Electric takes first steps to utility-scale commercial energy storage - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-10-10 11:56

Hawaiian Electric takes first steps to utility-scale commercial energy storage
Utility Dive
Advocates for energy storage and renewable resources alike have long noted that the ripest fields for development of those technologies are locations where electricity prices are high. High prevailing rates in places like California make solar and wind ...

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