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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Renewables

Climate Change and Clean Energy Go Head-to-Head in California

28 Jun , 2021  

theguardian.com, 6/28/21. Earlier this month, the water level in Lake Oroville – California’s second-largest reservoir – was so low that dozens of houseboats were hauled out. There wasn’t enough water to hold them. In a few weeks, officials say, the lake’s water levels are likely to dip even lower – forcing them to shut down […]

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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

Virtual Power Plant on the Horizon for PGE Customers

9 Jul , 2020  

This article was published on energycentral.com on July 1, 2020. Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) is set to launch a pilot program that will incentivize installation and connection of 525 residential energy storage batteries that PGE will dispatch, contributing up to four megawatts of energy to PGE’s grid. The distributed assets will create a […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Next Big Energy Storage Invention comes from New Hampshire

1 Apr , 2020  

This article was written by Brian McCowan, ERS, on April 1, 2020. New Hampshire history buff repurposes Trebuchets for peak load shaving energy storage Florent “Fritzy” Fritterman was hurling pumpkins at the reproduction castles he had built when he was struck by an idea. “I had read on Zondits,” said Fritterman, “about the growing need […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Program Evaluation, Programs & Policy

Maximizing Grid Energy Storage in Nantucket

1 Nov , 2019  

This article was originally published on PNNL on Oct. 9, 2019. NANTUCKET, Mass. –  With the simple cutting of a ribbon this week, residents of Nantucket Island, joined by state and local officials and representatives from National Grid, the U.S Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity (OE), and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), ushered in […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Montana looking to bring back pumped hydro storage

16 Aug , 2019  

Written by Julian Spector, Greentechmedia.com, August 13, 2019 Montana Developer Ready to Build Modern-Day Pumped Hydro Storage Absaroka Energy and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners plan to update an old storage technology for the 21st century. All they need is a customer. A former Navy prosecutor turned Montana-based clean energy developer wants to build the first pumped […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Ask the Expert: Resiliency – What is it? Why are people talking about it, and how do you get it?

2 Aug , 2019  

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Zondits explores resiliency – what it means and how we get there after a heat wave and flash flooding in New York City triggered a power outage.

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Energy Storage Portal, Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

Maximizing Energy Storage Value: Bill Savings and Demand Response Participation

17 Sep , 2018  

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This article was written for NYSERDA’s Energy Storage Program to help building operators and owners understand the value of energy storage and to provide technical assistance to implement these projects in New York.  For more information visit the NYSERDA Energy Storage Portal. Kerry Burke, ERS for Zondits, September 17, 2018 With the recent release of the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Energy Storage Portal

New York’s Energy Storage Roadmap: Another Step in the Right Direction

23 Aug , 2018  

This article was written for NYSERDA’s Energy Storage Program to help building operators and owners understand the value of energy storage and to provide technical assistance to implement these projects in New York.  For more information visit the NYSERDA Energy Storage Portal. Written by Kerry Burke, ERS, August 22, 2018 In his 2018 State of the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Emerging Technology, Energy Storage, Energy Storage Portal

New Cathode Designs May Increase Battery Performance

15 Aug , 2018  

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“Hot” New Cathode Finding Could Boost Battery Performance Research opens up new possible designs for advanced battery cathodes needed for electric cars Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, June 2018 Lithium-ion batteries involve an intricately designed chemical recipe, one that scientists are constantly trying to improve. The latest tweak from researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Energy Storage Portal, Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Congress Hears the Case for Energy Storage

30 Jul , 2018  

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Energy Storage Gets Its Day in Congress The House Energy and Commerce Committee invited experts to testify on what federal storage policy should look like. Written by Julian Spector, greentechmedia.com, July 18, 2018 Energy storage experts got to ask what their country could do for them Wednesday. The House Energy and Commerce Committee convened a […]

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