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ERCOT OKs about 570 MW of generation for commercial operation in June

ERCOT OKs about 570 MW of generation for commercial operation in June Houston — The Electric Reliability Council of Texas in June approved about 570 MW of generation for commercial operation, mostly solar, and another 659.5 MW of renewables neared commercial operation in the state, a new report shows. ERCOT’s latest Generation Interconnection Status Report, … Continue reading ERCOT OKs about 570 MW of generation for commercial operation in June

#Ormat Announces Commercial Operation of #Rabbit_Hill Battery Energy Storage System

Ormat Announces Commercial Operation of Rabbit Hill Battery Energy Storage System storage Ormat Technologies has begun the commercial operation of the Rabbit Hill Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) facility, providing required ancillary services and energy optimization to the wholesale markets managed by the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). The facility is located in the … Continue reading #Ormat Announces Commercial Operation of #Rabbit_Hill Battery Energy Storage System

Fossil fuel developer jumps into massive solar project in #Texas

Fossil fuel developer jumps into massive solar project in Texas Solar Plus Development, a subsidiary of Plus Renewable Technologies, Limited, and Avondale Solar LLC have entered into an agreement with J-POWER USA Development Co. to jointly develop a 350 MWac solar PV project in Wharton County, Texas — Red-Tailed Hawk Solar — that they have … Continue reading Fossil fuel developer jumps into massive solar project in #Texas

Grid-scale battery projects joining transmission operator-run markets in California

Grid-scale battery projects joining transmission operator-run markets in California Two grid-scale battery energy storage projects, one just completed in Texas and one just announced in California, give an indication of the growing market opportunities in the US’ regional grid operators’ service areas. Rabbit Hill, a 10MW battery energy storage system (BESS), went online in Texas … Continue reading Grid-scale battery projects joining transmission operator-run markets in California

Energy Prices and Adjustment Tools Debated in Interim Senate and Business Finance Hearing

Energy Prices and Adjustment Tools Debated in Interim Senate and Business Finance Hearing Texas is an energy-only market — wherein energy producers are paid only after they provide power. The state’s energy sector is operated by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Most of the rest of the country operates as capacity markets which … Continue reading Energy Prices and Adjustment Tools Debated in Interim Senate and Business Finance Hearing

More than 645 MW of solar capacity nears commercial operation in ERCOT

More than 645 MW of solar capacity nears commercial operation in ERCOT Houston — More than 645 MW of solar capacity in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas neared commercial operation in January, which will boost the state’s solar nameplate capacity by more than 28% when that capacity comes online, though solar projects totaling 380 … Continue reading More than 645 MW of solar capacity nears commercial operation in ERCOT