The New York Power Authority (NYPA) said it has finalized a $39 million agreement to install 67 overhead chargers for New York City buses.
According to Wood Mackenzie and the U.S. Energy Storage Association’s (ESA) latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report, 910 megawatt-hours (MWh) of new energy storage systems were brought online in the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 252% over the first quarter of last year, making it the biggest first quarter so far for the U.S. storage market.
With the onset of wildfire season in the western United States, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) and California’s Trinity Public Utilities District (PUD) recently detailed steps they are taking to help mitigate the potential of significant wildfires.
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is launching a project with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to explore the use of crushed rock thermal energy storage to provide energy storage in a market with significant renewable energy resources.
Independent power producer Vistra is using artificial intelligence (AI) software developed by a team at the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) to help it better predict wholesale power market prices in California.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is interested in procuring up to 200 megawatts (MW) of new stand-alone renewable energy resources or renewable energy plus battery energy storage systems (BESS), including all the associated environmental attributes, TVA said in a request for proposals issued on June 8.
The Department of Energy (DOE) on June 7 launched an effort to reduce the cost of clean hydrogen by 80% to $1 per kilogram in one decade.
The Biden Administration on June 2 issued a memorandum to corporate executives and business leaders that outlines the U.S. government’s recommended best practices to guard against the threat of ransomware.
Staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on May 26 issued a notice inviting comments on hybrid resources, such as solar power combined with energy storage, and, at the same time, released a white paper on the subject.
Demand-side flexibility can support widespread electrification and a renewables-based power grid by providing operating reserves throughout the year thus reducing the need for natural gas plants and energy storage to fill in demand gaps, according to a new report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).