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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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Pushing for scalability, utilities look to new hybrid models for microgrid deployment

Herman K. Trabish reports in Utility DIVE that utilities are searching for standardized microgrid models that allow both end users and the wider grid to benefit. Microgrids are a hot topic in the power sector, but for years utilities have … Continue reading

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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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REV is in the air. And the microgrid industry is feeling the love, mostly.

Sign up for IDEA’s Weekly Newsletter Elisa Wood writes in Microgrid Knowledge on a kickoff meeting for a new industry coalition focused specifically on the growth of microgrids and the need for government policy to address the interrelationship of microgrids … 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 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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Revisions: RFP 3044 NY Prize Community Grid Competition – Stage 2

Description The New York State Energy Research and Development Administration (NYSERDA) has revised some of its Request for Proposals (RFP) in the NY Prize Community Grid Competition for funding of RFP 3044: “New York Prize Community Grid Competition – Stage … Continue reading

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The non-wire alternative: ConEd’s Brooklyn-Queens pilot rejects traditional grid upgrades

Robert Walton reports in Utility Dive that as New York moves ahead with its Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) process, utilities are turning to unconventional solutions to postpone or avert traditional infrastructure upgrades, save customers money while simultaneously moving 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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