Demand Energy and EnerSys have completed the first of five storage projects that will be enrolled in Con Edison’s Demand Management Program, according to Demand Energy.
President Obama is determined that one of his lasting legacies become the expansion of the New Energy Economy, which includes renewables, microgrids and energy storage. To that end, last week, he launched a new series of executive orders to achieve such measures — with this set focused on energy storage.
The Natural Resources Defense Council says that utilities can help facilitate the rollout of all-electric vehicles by deploying rapid charging stations and by creating campaigns to increase public awareness.
The Chicago Tribune reports that Commonwealth Edison next month will begin installing smart meters in businesses and homes in La Grange, IL.
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.
Ever the entrepreneur, Tim Healy of Boston-based Enernoc has joined forces with PwC to convince the corporate suite that energy management is a financial issue that deserves high-level thinking — not something to be relegated to the technical folks a few floors down. Enernoc is a demand response company. In the past, the company has …Continue Reading
The US Department of Energy, which said today that it would spend $22 million to support research, development and demonstration of innovative plug-in electric vehicles and direct injection propane engine technologies.
Navigant Research says as of the second quarter of 2016 there were 1,568 microgrid projects representing 1,500 megawatts of capacity with most in the U.S. and then Latin America and the Asia Pacific.
MIT has a new way to design batteries to store energy: Liquid flow devices whereby the positive and negative electrodes are liquid and separated from the membrane — something only those scientists and engineers really understand.