New York Energy Storage Bill Calls for Updates After the Governor Signs Memo

‘But wait, there’s more!’ — Cuomo seeks update to New York storage bill Utility Drive, December 5, 2017 The governor’s signing memo for the energy storage bill last month calls for the legislation to be amended in 2018. “It ain’t over till the fat lady sings.’ In the context of energy storage in New York, … Read more

LED Christmas Lights Reduce Energy Demands

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LEDs Cut New York’s Christmas-Light Energy Needs by 35% Greentech Media, December 14, 2016 New York’s grid operator reported on Monday that holiday-light energy use has declined by about one-third from 2010, largely due to the switch to LEDs. This year, holiday lighting will add about 750 megawatts of load, down from about 1,150 megawatts in 2010. … Read more

Demand Response Policies Should Support Participation

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Con Edison: Demand Response Should Be Reformed to Revive Multiple Customer and Grid Benefits Greentech Media, August 23, 2016 Demand response technologies are evolving. Grid operators at the local and wholesale levels are using these technologies to improve grid management, add more flexibility, and improve reliability to meet customer needs in cost effective ways. Regulators … Read more