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Here’s sun in your eyes: #Kentucky_Utilities completes solar array for whiskey maker

Here’s sun in your eyes: Kentucky Utilities completes solar array for whiskey maker Solar aficionados can toast to this news if they so choose. Kentucky Utilities announced that its joint venture solar array is now online in Loretto. The 560 panels are producing to offset power use by Maker’s Mark whiskey production. The new ground-mounted … Continue reading Here’s sun in your eyes: #Kentucky_Utilities completes solar array for whiskey maker

A Korean Company Wants to Build a Solar Plant on Public Lands in #Arizona

A Korean Company Wants to Build a Solar Plant on Public Lands in Arizona The Trump administration has rolled back many Obama-era environmental programs, but so far, it hasn’t managed to kill them all. A little-known solar-energy program in the West is still kicking, and now, under that program, a California-based subsidiary of South Korean … Continue reading A Korean Company Wants to Build a Solar Plant on Public Lands in #Arizona

#CenterPoint+Energy Announces Sale of CenterPoint Energy Services Business to #Energy_Capital_Partners

CenterPoint Energy Announces Sale of CenterPoint Energy Services Business to Energy Capital Partners – Sale supports further emphasis on CenterPoint Energy’s core utility operations – ECP to support CES’ continued focus on providing the highest level of customer service – Transaction is expected to close in Second Quarter HOUSTON, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CenterPoint … Continue reading #CenterPoint+Energy Announces Sale of CenterPoint Energy Services Business to #Energy_Capital_Partners

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

The duel for the future of #Indiana ’s energy identity

The duel for the future of Indiana’s energy identity While state legislators decide the fate of a bill aimed at adding restrictions to the retirement of existing generation plants, the state’s second-largest utility has issued the results of an unprecedented solar solicitation. On February 27th, the Indiana Senate Utilities Committee will hear House Bill 1414, … Continue reading The duel for the future of #Indiana ’s energy identity

Grid operators cancel travel, shift to remote meetings, as industry preps for broad #coronavirus absenteeism

Grid operators cancel travel, shift to remote meetings, as industry preps for broad coronavirus absenteeism Independent System Operators (ISO) and Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO) responsible for operating the nation’s electric grid are working to limit the spread of the coronavirus, as EEI signaled companies need to prepare to continue delivering electricity with a smaller workforce. … Continue reading Grid operators cancel travel, shift to remote meetings, as industry preps for broad #coronavirus absenteeism

#CIT Leads $140 Million Financing for Utility-Scale Energy Storage Portfolio

CIT Leads $140 Million Financing for Utility-Scale Energy Storage Portfolio The portfolio consists of more than 136 megawatts of energy storage units supporting eight energy projects in California. esVolta has long-term revenue contracts for all of the projects and is partnering with Southern Power Company on four of them. “Battery storage is helping revolutionize energy … Continue reading #CIT Leads $140 Million Financing for Utility-Scale Energy Storage Portfolio

Morning Brief: How clean is energy storage? #New+York clean energy and #California solar mandate under attack

Morning Brief: How clean is energy storage? New York clean energy and California solar mandate under attack Is energy storage as clean as we think? As battery storage applications grow, there has been increasing interest in the carbon emissions associated with those applications…there have been few studies to characterize emissions associated with battery usage in … Continue reading Morning Brief: How clean is energy storage? #New+York clean energy and #California solar mandate under attack