NY-BEST Calls for 2 GW of Multi-Hour Energy Storage by 2025

Energy storage advocates in New York are calling for the state to set a California-style portfolio standard that would add 2 GW of multi-hour energy storage by 2025.The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST) recommended the target in a filing last week before the state Public Service Commission (PSC).The energy … [Read more...]

Chasing Energy Storage: Can Policy Keep up with Markets?

With energy storage advancing quickly in the electric power industry, policy finds itself chasing markets. The rules of the road have yet to be sorted out, yet energy storage already is racing ahead.Energy storage companies are announcing deals, partnerships, financing,  innovations and new customers almost daily.“Since 2013, the market had … [Read more...]

New York Working Hard to Catch Up with California’s Energy Storage Requirements

Battery storage is gaining more and more traction in the distributed energy resources community.  Last fall, California passed the first statewide energy storage directive in the United States. Issued by the California Public Utilities Commission the mandate requires all investor-owned utilities in the state including Southern California Edison, … [Read more...]