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Ontario IESO launches its first-ever local electricity market

Ontario IESO launches its first-ever local electricity market

4 Sep 2019, 13:03

Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is set to launch a demonstration of how solar panels, energy storage and customer-sited demand side response (DSR) can be used to drive down costs of the IESO’s network.

UK’s blackout first-responders included 475MW of batteries

UK’s blackout first-responders included 475MW of batteries

20 Aug 2019, 12:39

A report out today on the causes of the UK’s recent blackout, where electricity supply to 5% of National Grid’s customers was cut off “to protect the other 95%”, highlighted that 475MW of batteries were used to help bring the network back online.

UK energy system’s major upgrade will value energy storage flexibility

UK energy system’s major upgrade will value energy storage flexibility

24 Jul 2017, 15:31

The British government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and energy regulator Ofgem have today released plans for a major upgrade of the UK’s energy system, while a separate huge funding opportunity for battery innovation has been broadly welcomed by industry.

Energy storage could meet demands of UK government rhetoric

Energy storage could meet demands of UK government rhetoric

21 Jan 2016, 11:06

Although Britain’s government has cut support for renewable energy severely in the past few months, controversially claiming a need to balance the transition away from fossil fuels against the cost to consumers, energy storage may face less of a challenge at the top level, according speakers at a conference in London.

Guest blog
Why a New York utility could save a billion for US$200 million

Why a New York utility could save a billion for US$200 million

29 Sep 2014, 15:33
• By Dean Frankel

One of the U.S.‘s largest investor-owned energy utilities, Consolidated Edison (Con Edison), is planning to spend US$200 million on demand reduction technologies. Con Edison has filed a proposal with the New York Public Utilities Commission for a Brooklyn/Queens Demand Management Program (BQDM) that it hopes can defer the US$1 billion cost of building a new substation and expanding two existing ones.