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FERC Subjects NYISO Demand Response Resources to Buyer-Side Mitigation Rules

FERC Subjects NYISO Demand Response Resources to Buyer-Side Mitigation Rules On October 7, 2020, FERC affirmed its prior determination that certain demand response resources participating in the New York Independent System Operator, Inc. (“NYISO”) capacity markets—termed Special Case Resources (“SCRs”)—should be subject to an offer floor, and required revenues from some retail-level demand response programs … Continue reading FERC Subjects NYISO Demand Response Resources to Buyer-Side Mitigation Rules

FERC Order May Undermine Renewables, Energy Storage in New York’s Capacity Markets

FERC Order May Undermine Renewables, Energy Storage in New York’s Capacity Markets The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has rejected the latest proposal from New York’s grid operator to allow renewable energy and batteries to compete against fossil fuels in its wholesale capacity market. That may give the state’s regulators and policymakers more reason to consider … Continue reading FERC Order May Undermine Renewables, Energy Storage in New York’s Capacity Markets

NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market

NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market NORTH GREENBUSH – The New York Independent System Operator has paved the way for industrial-scale energy storage devices such batteries and flywheels to participate in the state’s wholesale energy markets, which the NYISO oversees. The NYISO recently adopted new market rules that will incorporate energy storage … Continue reading NYISO allows batteries to participate in state energy market

NYISO allows full participation for energy storage in wholesale power markets

NYISO allows full participation for energy storage in wholesale power markets Energy storage resource participation in wholesale as well as retail markets will help New York State realize the goals of its Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act goals, Dewey said. “NYISO is blazing the trail for dual-use of storage in wholesale and retail service,” … Continue reading NYISO allows full participation for energy storage in wholesale power markets

Solar farms continue proliferating in region in spite of economic slowdown

Solar farms continue proliferating in region in spite of economic slowdown The solar farms keep coming, undeterred by a pandemic economy. A crush of solar projects that began inundating planning boards in the Hudson Valley and Catskills a few years ago has not abated with the business slowdown, and more are coming to fruition. Among … Continue reading Solar farms continue proliferating in region in spite of economic slowdown

#NRDC Sues FERC Over Orders that Threaten #NY Clean Energy

NRDC Sues FERC Over Orders that Threaten NY Clean Energy NRDC is suing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in federal court to overturn two FERC orders that thwart New York’s development of clean energy: an order targeting storage and an order targeting demand response resources. These FERC orders undermine New York’s State efforts to … Continue reading #NRDC Sues FERC Over Orders that Threaten #NY Clean Energy

NEW FEDERAL RULES WRITTEN TO INCREASE ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPETITION IN #NEW_YORK

NEW FEDERAL RULES WRITTEN TO INCREASE ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPETITION IN NEW YORK The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued orders imposing minimum bid prices on subsidized renewable energy resources in New York’s energy capacity market, increasing competition for power suppliers. The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a suite of orders imposing minimum bid … Continue reading NEW FEDERAL RULES WRITTEN TO INCREASE ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPETITION IN #NEW_YORK

#New_York governor wants to speed up solar permitting and construction

New York governor wants to speed up solar permitting and construction New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he is advancing a 30-day budget amendment to dramatically speed up the permitting and construction of renewable energy projects, combat climate change and grow the state’s green economy. If adopted, the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and … Continue reading #New_York governor wants to speed up solar permitting and construction

FERC deals blow to #New_York renewable, storage projects, adding hurdles to NYISO capacity market

FERC deals blow to New York renewable, storage projects, adding hurdles to NYISO capacity market FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee insisted that the orders are distinct from other FERC decisions regarding the impact of state subsidies in regional transmission operator markets. “Today’s orders protect the competitiveness of New York ISO’s capacity market by addressing the price-distorting … Continue reading FERC deals blow to #New_York renewable, storage projects, adding hurdles to NYISO capacity market