Storage

New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) received FERC approval for its dual participation model. Dual participation refers to resources that participate in both wholesale and retail markets. This model has positive benefits for distributed energy resources, including aggregated energy storage. NYISO’s model leverages existing bid rules within energy, capacity and ancillary services market structures. Grid...
Opinion & Commentary

“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity.” – John F. Kennedy Just when renewable generation appeared ready to take-off, the coronavirus hit. COVID-19 — the official name of the disease as announced by the World Health Organization on February 11, 2020...
Blogs

Your check-out choices really do change the world British food manufacturer Quorn has announced that it will be adding carbon footprint labels to all products in a bid to highlight the climate impact of their popular meat-free burgers and sausages. The company, set to be the first major food brand in the UK to introduce...
Opinion & Commentary

During the COVID-19, aka the coronavirus, pandemic, we have heard daily the importance of good hygiene. Maintain physical distance, avoid unnecessary crowds, and above all else wash your hands. These acts of proper hygiene are meant to keep us safe as the virus continues to take its somewhat unpredictable course. Likewise, another important action we...
Blogs

On the morning of November 8th, 2018, a live wire broke free of its grip on a 99-year-old electrical tower, sparking one of the most deadly and destructive wildfires in California’s history. Iris Natividad was away from home when her partner Andrew Downer told her over the phone that the fire was a mile away from their...
Blogs

Are batteries the next must-have gadget for your home? A new housing development in Utah may serve as a model for how to make this prediction a reality.
Storage

Hybrid energy storage is positioning energy storage at the same transmission node as a solar or wind or any other resource. Solar plus storage is a popular combination in the industry right now due to Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for commercial solar projects. Another reason why solar plus storage is favored is, storage increases the...