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NYPA to Re-Think Albany Microgrid Following Pressure to Add Renewables

Eilsa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza. Summary Under pressure from local advocates, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) says it will take a second look at plans for a 16-MW Albany microgrid project to see if it can incorporate renewable energy. As...


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State Lawmakers Form Multistate Alliance on Carbon Pricing

Press Release, National Caucus of Environmental Legislators Coalition Highlights State-level Momentum on Growing a Clean Energy Economy Washington, D.C. – Today state legislators from nine states announced the formation of the Carbon Costs Coalition. This multi-state coalition is focused on...


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Underneath the ivy

This article appears in the Q1 2018 edition of District Energy magazine . Early adopters of district energy, Ivy League schools continue expanding and improving their underground distribution networks. Ivy League colleges and universities are some of the oldest and most renowned in the...


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New York cogen plant to close as REC contract expires

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary A cogeneration plant in New York state is set to close after its contract to sell renewable energy certificates (RECs) to the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) expires. ReEnergy’s 22 MW biomass-fired plant...


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New York's REV Connect matches innovation with real-world utility needs

New York REV, Utility Dive Summary Today, the U.S. electric grid system is evolving faster than ever before. More distributed generation and storage options are becoming cost competitive, and physical infrastructure is increasingly coupled with a digital network of sensors and analytics...


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Building Resiliency Task Force Report

Summary The Building Resiliency Task Force Report provides 33 actionable proposals for making New York buildings and residents better prepared for the next extreme weather event. Convened in 2013 at the request of the City of New York following Superstorm Sandy, 200-plus task force...

2013_brtf_summaryreport_0.pdf


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MRC Comments on NY Ratemaking Report

On October 26, 2015, the MRC filed comments on the New York Public Service Commission's Track 2 Staff White Paper on Ratemaking and Utility Business Models, in relation to the agency's Reforming the Energy Vision (NYREV) initiative. The MRC's Comments were highlighted in the October 28, 2015...

MRC Comments to Track 2 Staff White Paper 10.27.15.pdf


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MRC Comments on NY's Order Adopting Regulatory Policy Framework and Implementation Plan

On May 1, 2015, the MRC filed comments on the New York Public Service Commission's Order Adopting Regulatory Policy Framework and Implementation Plan, in relation to the agency's NY REV initiative. For a summary of the Coalition's NY REV recommendations, which provide useful guidance for...

MRC Comments- Regulatory Policy Framework and Implementation 5.1.15.pdf


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MRC Summary of NY PSC REV Proceeding Recommendations

The Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) recently filed comments relating to the implementation and regulation of microgrids with the New York Public Service Commission in its Renewing the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding. Those comments are summarized in the attached document and provide useful...

MRC Summary of NY PSC REV Proceeding.pdf


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NY Prize and Transit Oriented Microgrids

Summary Public transit is the backbone of the modern economy, and it relies on total availability of grid services. When Superstorm Sandy impacted NYC, many such services were lost as water and wind overwhelmed the system and severely curtailed routine and emergency transit. The Amtrak NYC...

3. Hanlin_ ransit Oriented Microgrids.pdf