Columnists: Sudipta Lahiri

Sudipta Lahiri is a senior consultant for DNV GL Energy, where he specializes in technical, regulatory and commercialization aspects of microgrids, energy storage and advanced behind-the-meter applications.

NY REV needs California-style energy storage mandates, industry stakeholders say

New York has stated goals of 50 percent electricity generation from renewables by 2030 and 80 percent GHG reduction (from 1990’s levels) by 2050. To do this, they’ll need widespread renewable generation, particularly intermittent wind and solar resources, which presently generate only 3.3 percent and 0.5 percent of the state’s energy needs.