In an interview with Energy-Storage.news, Enel X Battery Energy Storage solutions chief David J.A. Post explains how energy storage for C&I customers can have the maximum economical and ecological impact.
South Korean energy company SK E&S has agreed to acquire Key Capture Energy, a developer, owner and operator of grid-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS) in various regions of the US including Texas and New York.
A 150MW / 600MWh battery storage system would be a central component of a proposed “state-of-the-art clean energy underground highway,” capable of transmitting renewable energy into New York City from Upstate New York, Energy-Storage.news has heard.
New York utility Con Edison has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for scheduling and dispatch rights to at least 200MW of energy storage, while its Greater New York subsidiary Orange & Rockland is seeking at least 10MW.
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.
Vertically integrated solar PV company SunPower and residential battery storage provider sonnen have each started up programmes to deploy solar-plus-storage for communities in California and New York respectively.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said the state is “exploring every resource available as a potential tool to address climate change,” as funding was announced for long-duration energy storage technologies along with investigation on the role of green hydrogen in decarbonisation.
Stem Inc said that its portfolio of aggregated battery energy storage systems was called into action to help balance electricity networks across four different states and provinces in the US and Canada during heat waves in June.