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Con Edison signs new deal to reaffirm Clean Energy Commitment

Smart Energy International Summary As part of efforts by Con Edison to ensure the participation of consumers in its clean energy transition, the US utility has signed a new deal with agency Code and Theory. Code and Theory will act as the utility’s creative agency helping the electricity...


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New York City’s Net-Zero Carbon Target for 2050 Is Achievable, Study Finds

NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability Summary New York City can achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 through a dramatic ramp-up of renewable energy, deep emissions cuts across its building and transportation sectors, and transitioning to low-carbon fuels, according to a joint study led by...


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IDEA remembers Dick Morgan of Con Ed Steam on 9/11

Robert Thornton, President and CEO,IDEA September 11 started as beautiful, bright and sunny Indian summer day. For many of us, it is an indelible memory, part of our collective unconscious, like the day JFK was assassinated or night Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon. We all remember...


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ENGIE, Enel X, Tesla top Guidehouse rankings of energy storage players

Utility Dive Summary ENGIE, Enel X, Tesla, Honeywell, Con Edison Battery Storage, EDF, and NantEnergy were ranked as top leaders in the distributed energy storage integrator sector, according to a report released Wednesday by Guidehouse Insights. "Key characteristics" of sector leaders is...


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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Substation in New York

Danielle Roberts, T&D World Summary In 2015, when the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the water supply to the city would be switched from the Catskill/Delaware watershed to a blend of the Catskill/Delaware and Croton watersheds, most New Yorkers...


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Con Edison Climate Study Details Projected Impacts to Energy Systems Through the 21st Century

Con Edison Media Relations Summary Extreme heat, coastal storm surge, inland flooding and more violent storms are the most significant climate-driven impacts to Con Edison’s energy delivery systems and its customers through the 21st century, according to a report issued today. The report (...


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ConEd, 8 other utilities challenge Trump's energy rule, repeal of Clean Power Plan

Robert Walton, Utility Dive Summary President Obama's Clean Power Plan garnered criticism for its reach, which went beyond individual plant upgrades and allowed generators to reduce emissions by adding renewable resources. The EPA argues that its new rule corrects regulatory overreach, but...


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New York Utilities Increasingly Embrace Non-Wires Alternatives as ConEd Forges the Path

Robert Walton, Utility Dive Summary Representatives from New York's utilities met this week to discuss the process of procuring and implementing non-wires projects, highlighting how prevalent the approach has become. Consolidated Edison said it is continuing to seek additional load...


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Con Edison pilots new approach to increasing battery storage on its grid

Robert Walton, Utility Dive Summary A new 1 MW / 1 MWh battery is expected to come online in Consolidated Edison's territory next month, the first of several the New York City utility will roll out as part of a demonstration project that challenges the definition of energy innovation:...


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Con Ed Cuts Off New Gas Hookups in New York Suburb

Debra West, The New York Times Summary Across the suburbs north of New York City, clusters of luxury towers are rising around commuter rail stations, designed to lure young workers seeking easy access to Manhattan. In all, 16,000 apartments and condominiums are in the works in more than a...