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Fire safety issues dog battery storage growth in New York City, slowing deployment

Peter Maloney reports in UtilityDive that a lack of consensus on fire safety codes for battery storage has limited deployment for storage projects in New York City. March 21, 2017–Last fall, New York City became one of the few cities … Continue reading

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Massachusetts issues energy storage solicitation offering $10M

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Massachusetts has released a much-awaited energy storage solicitation on Thursday offering up to $10 million for new projects. Issued by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER), … Continue reading

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EnSync Energy to team with ENMAX Generation Portfolio on CHP, Solar, and Energy Storage Project at District Energy Centre in Calgary

EnSync, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ESNC), dba EnSync Energy Systems, today announced they are working with ENMAX Energy Corporation at the District Energy Centre site in Calgary, Alberta, to integrate Solar and Energy Storage with a combined heat and power (CHP) … Continue reading

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Con Edison proposes new energy storage business model

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Consolidated Edison wants to test out a new energy storage business model in a project planned with microgrid developer GI Energy at four customer sites. Con Edison is a member of the International … Continue reading

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What Enel’s buy of Demand Energy says about energy storage and microgrids

Elisa Wood reports  in Microgrid Knowledge that this week Italian energy giant Enel swooped in to take 100 percent ownership of Demand Energy, an entrepreneurial U.S. energy storage company based in Washington state. When a very big international company buys a … Continue reading

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Massachusetts positions to be third state to set an Energy Storage Mandate

Elisa Wood and Lisa Cohn report in Microgrid Knowledge that Massachusetts entered the vanguard of the energy storage industry with legislative approval late Sunday night of an omnibus energy bill containing an energy storage mandate. The mandate – a requirement … Continue reading

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White House to promote energy storage and microgrids

The White House Thursday said it would act to promote energy storage and microgrids throughout the power grid. Energy storage has long been touted as the next step in allowing variable generation like wind and solar to provide steady power … Continue reading

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Citywide building energy model created for Boston

The Engineering360 News Desk reports that the city of Boston now has a powerful new tool for planning its energy future, thanks to the development of a citywide building energy model of unprecedented scale and spatio-temporal detail. Researchers at the … Continue reading

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AEE NEWS: Energy storage market update

Lexie Briggs reports for Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) on the imminent outlook for energy storage. Unless you have been getting your energy trade news from the undersides of rocks recently, you know energy storage is a hot topic. The U.S. … Continue reading

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New York offers $285M in demand reduction incentives

Katherine Tweed reports in Greentech Media that the state of New York is evaluating a new utility regulatory structure to eliminate peak load, and that additional changes are underway downstate to shave electricity demand when necessary. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced … Continue reading

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