New Hampshire is preparing to follow the lead of other New England states and create a system for procuring renewable energy on behalf of residents.
Last week, Sunrun announced that its bid to supply 20 MW of residential solar + storage capacity into the New England ISO Forward Capacity Market for 2022-2023 was approved. According to Chris Rauscher, Director of Policy and Storage Market Strategy for Sunrun, this is not a pilot project or an experiment in any way.
Solar is breaking into a power market that’s long been the domain of big, conventional generators. A key reason: batteries.
Over the past year, U.S. Wind got calls “every day” to sell a lease the energy company bought for $1 million in 2015 in its push to build a wind farm off the New Jersey coast.
McCallum began serving on the POWERGEN International advisory committee in 2018 and chaired one session during the December conference in Orlando.
While it’s well known that corporations were some of the earliest trailblazers of large-scale renewable energy purchasing — they’ve closed over 14 gigawatts of deals in the past six years, according to tracking by Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewables Center — higher education has also made impressive strides. In fact, a report released last fall showed that the top 30 renewable energy-buying universities are using around 3 billion kilowatt-hours of green power annually. That’s enough to power 276,000 homes.
Ontario Power Generation has finalized the acquisition of Eagle Creek Renewable Energy LLC, an operator of small hydropower facilities in the U.S.
Excitement over storing electricity, and expectations for new market rules in the U.S. promise great changes in energy. Instead of hype and speculation, this blog offers a preview of those market changes. For those who are waiting for FERC Order 841 to sort things out, ISO-New England has published something you might want to see.
Utilities are — and have been for a long time — seeking better ways through which they can engage with their customers. According to Jeff Hamel, director of energy and housing partnerships at Google, the Nest smart thermostat, which is part of the hardware product line that Google provides, is a good example of a simple way that utilities are partnering with their customers.
The new edition of our “Top 5 Hybrid Energy News” is mainly about projects in rural electrification. It covers projects in Australia, Gabon, Alaska, Great Britain, and Ethiopia. It features Aggreko, Younicos, ENGIE, Ausar Energy, SAFT, Moixa Energy, Hitachi, and General Electric.