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IESO: Energy Storage Projects Selected to Provide Essential Grid-Balancing in Ontario

Source: Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)   November 28, 2017 Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announced today that two new energy storage facilities have been selected through a competitive process to help support the reliability, flexibility and efficiency of the province’s electricity grid. The successful parties, Hecate Energy Ontario Storage VII, LP and Saturn… Continue Reading

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Saving Energy and Money with Demand Response

How to reward customers for saving energy while protecting the environment Source: Environmental Defense Fund What problem does it solve? When extreme temperatures increase the need for heating and air conditioning, it can create stress on our power grid. During these times, the supply of electricity may not be able to meet demand, which can… Continue Reading

NEWS: Governor Cuomo Announces Formal Request for New York Exclusion From Federal Offshore Drilling Program

Governor Also Announces $1.4 Billion in Awards for 26 Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects, the Largest Single Commitment to Renewable Energy by a State in U.S. History Source: NYSERDA March 09, 2018 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by Vice President Al Gore, today announced that New York has formally requested an exclusion from the new five-year… Continue Reading

NEWS: FERC Removes Energy Market Barriers for Energy Storage; Will Study Aggregated DERs Next

Source: Renewable Energy World,  By Jennifer Runyon On Thursday, February 15, 2018, the governing body that oversees the electric power grid in the U.S., the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), voted unanimously in favor of adopting a new rule that would remove the market barriersthat now prevent energy storage from participating in the wholesale energy markets, aka, the… Continue Reading

NEWS: Shades of Green in Energy Storage Financing, Building Energy Management, and Pot Growing

Source: Advanced Energy Perspectives by Lexie Briggs Nearly everyone agrees that energy storage is key to bringing the grid into the 21st century, handling periods of peak demand, and accommodating variable generation resources like wind and solar. But the evidence is piling up. In 2016 Massachusetts released a study that looks at the costs and, more importantly, the… Continue Reading

Construction Advances on 2MW Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) for Ontario Industrial Power Consumer

Source: Leclanche (Cision) February 8, 2018 A battery energy storage solution company has been selected to build a complete battery energy storage system under a turn-key EPC agreement for an Ontario-based industrial company seeking to reduce its energy costs through emissions-free technology. NRStor C&I, based in Toronto, is the principal investor in this project and will serve… Continue Reading

ENERGY STORAGE CANADA: Letter to the Editor, Globe & Mail, published November 15, 2017

Dear Editor Re: In Ontario, Hydro’s Future Gets Murkier (November 14). While your report focuses largely on the implications of consumers going off-grid, it’s important to clarify that the storage examples cited offer unique value for entirely different purposes: storage helps integrate more unpredictable wind and solar generation, creates resilience and keeps the power grid in… Continue Reading

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