Regulatory approval has been given for a 100MW / 400MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) facility which will be sited on land formerly occupied by a natural gas and oil-fired power plant which had been described as one of New York's biggest sources of pollution.
In what seems likely to be the first of many such projects for New York City, an electric vehicle (EV) charging hub is going to be equipped with a 5MW / 15MWh battery energy storage system.
US power and energy infrastructure developer, investor and operator LS Power has bought up GI Energy, a provider of clean energy solutions for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers with projects spanning the east and west coasts.
The importance of fire safety for the development of storage in New York City quickly came to the forefront of the discussion during the Energy Storage Digital Series.
A programme by utility Con Edison to reduce stress on the electrical grid at low cost to consumers in two districts of New York will get its first microgrid at a low-income housing complex.
A plan by utility Con Edison to save US$1 billion on infrastructure spending in New York’s Brooklyn and Queens neighbourhoods will get 13MWh of energy storage from Green Charge.
New York utility Con Edison is offering local businesses incentives to install over US$5 million of thermal energy storage systems that kick in during peak hours, and can be controlled remotely.