Tag Archives: New York

New York 101: How New York City gets its electricity

Emily S. Rueb reports in The New York Times on the increasing complexity involved in supplying electricity to customers in the Big Apple. [If you are in New York City] When you turn on a light or charge your phone, … 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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New York unveils new way to price Distributed Energy Resources

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that New York energy advisors have unveiled a new, more granular way to price distributed energy resources and transition away from net metering, in a proposal released yesterday. The report, issued by the Department … Continue reading

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New York and the Standby Tariff: A breakthrough for clean, distributed energy

Marc Rauch writes in the Environmental Defense Fund Energy Exchange Blog that for New Yorkers wanting more clean, distributed energy, the recent Con Edison rate case offers some good news. Presented to New York’s Public Service Commission (NYPSC), which regulates … Continue reading

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New York Power Authority Innovators Summit recognizes state energy leaders

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) honored government agencies and officials for their work to advance energy efficiency at a time when the state has ramped up efforts to increase the use of renewable energy and cut greenhouse gas emissions. … Continue reading

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NY REV Stage 2 Proposals due October 12

As the October 12 deadline for NY Prize Stage 2 proposals approaches, NYSERDA wants to remind all NY Prize Stakeholders that a recording of its May 17, 2016 Stage 2 webinar is available on theirwebsite. The webinar recording walks through key … Continue reading

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New York PSC approves 50% clean energy standard, nuclear subsidies

Utility Dive reports that the New York Public Service Commission has approved a Clean Energy Standard that includes state financial support for three nuclear power plants. Dive Brief: New York regulators on Monday approved a Clean Energy Standard that mandates the state … Continue reading

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NY town moves forward with $22.9M microgrid proposal

April Nowicki reports in Smart Grid News that last week, the Huntington, New York, town board approved an agreement with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to conduct local property energy audits for the town’s nearly $22.9 million microgrid proposal. … Continue reading

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New York utility seeks bids for non-wires alternatives to avert building $11.8M substation

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Rochester Gas and Electric has issued a solicitation for non-wires alternatives to avert construction of an $11.8 million substation. The New York utility seeks distributed energy resources to reduce the peak load on … Continue reading

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NY PSC Chair responds critically to NYISO filings

In a strongly worded letter to Brad Jones, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), Richard L. Kauffman, Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York, Officer of the Governor, critically responds to … Continue reading

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