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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

World’s largest transmission-connected battery storage network

World’s largest transmission-connected battery storage network A subsidiary of EDF Renewables has partnered with Wartsila to accelerate the UK’s transition to a battery energy storage enabled clean energy future. Pivot Power, a new arm of EDF, has ordered a 100MW energy storage system that will be installed at two clean energy projects in Oxford and … Continue reading World’s largest transmission-connected battery storage network

FERC rejects SPP ‘s request to eliminate transmission revenue credits

FERC rejects SPP’s request to eliminate transmission revenue credits Houston — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected a Southwest Power Pool request for revisions to its Open Access Transmission Tariff that would eliminate transmission revenue credits, a move than came out of the grid operator’s Holistic Integrated Tariff Team. More than a year’s worth of … Continue reading FERC rejects SPP ‘s request to eliminate transmission revenue credits

Transmission Project Approvals Help Unlock NY’s Clean Future

Transmission Project Approvals Help Unlock NY’s Clean Future Two new projects recently approved by New York’s electric-grid operator will provide a historic boost the state, putting the most new electricity transmission in 30 years on track for construction and helping it achieve landmark clean energy goals. On April 8, 2019, the New York Independent System … Continue reading Transmission Project Approvals Help Unlock NY’s Clean Future

Proposed powerline in southern York County still needed, grid coordinator says

Proposed powerline in southern York County still needed, grid coordinator says PJM Interconnection’s analysis continues to show a need for the Independence Energy Connection project, according to the company’s latest report. The benefit-to-cost ratio has to meet or exceed 1.25:1. The latest re-evaluation report shows that PJM’s analysis is 1.42:1, senior engineer Nicolae Dumitriu confirmed. … Continue reading Proposed powerline in southern York County still needed, grid coordinator says

Mid-Kansas Electric Co. celebrates Harper-to-Milan transmission project

Mid-Kansas Electric Co. celebrates Harper-to-Milan transmission project 138 kV transmission project located in Kingman, Harper and Sumner counties Mid-Kansas Electric Co. Inc. (Mid-Kansas) celebrated the energization of its high voltage transmission project with a luncheon and remarks at the Westview Lodge Conference Center in Harper on Thursday. Company officials, member-owners met to applaud the efforts … Continue reading Mid-Kansas Electric Co. celebrates Harper-to-Milan transmission project

#CALIFORNIA WAS WARNED MONTHS AGO ITS GRID COULD BUCKLE IN THE HEAT. NOW IT’S HAPPENING

CALIFORNIA WAS WARNED MONTHS AGO ITS GRID COULD BUCKLE IN THE HEAT. NOW IT’S HAPPENING California’s grid operator is asking customers to limit electricity use during peak hours to help keep power flowing as a “heat dome” settles over the southwestern U.S. But they were warned of this months ago. The North American Electric Reliability … Continue reading #CALIFORNIA WAS WARNED MONTHS AGO ITS GRID COULD BUCKLE IN THE HEAT. NOW IT’S HAPPENING

Transource opponents say tariffs impact cost of power line

Transource opponents say tariffs impact cost of power line Opponents to the proposed high-voltage transmission lines in Franklin and York counties are questioning the value of the Transource project. They say the projected savings from the Independence Energy Connection have fallen by more than half, even before figuring in the economic damage from recent tariffs … Continue reading Transource opponents say tariffs impact cost of power line

#National_Grid requesting 19-percent rate increase in R.I.

National Grid requesting 19-percent rate increase in R.I. PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island electric rates are set to continue a roller-coaster ride that sees them dip down in the warm-weather months and surge higher when temperatures drop under a proposal National Grid filed Thursday with state regulators that calls for a 19-percent increase in the … Continue reading #National_Grid requesting 19-percent rate increase in R.I.

#Delaware, #Maryland granted transmission line cost rehearing

Delaware, Maryland granted transmission line cost rehearing DOVER — The Federal Regulatory Commission on Thursday granted a rehearing sought by Delaware and Maryland officials over planned cost allocations for a $278 million regional electric transmission line project. The two states sought the rehearing after FERC in 2016 denied their complaint alleging that the cost-sharing formula … Continue reading #Delaware, #Maryland granted transmission line cost rehearing