The award comes as a part of NYSERDA’s fifth annual Renewable Energy Standard request for proposals, which aims to add more than 2 GW of clean energy projects to the state’s grid.
A residential battery storage system in New York State could soon earn on the order of $190 per year, when aggregated with other systems participating in the state’s wholesale capacity market. Storage system owners in other parts of the country may wait much longer.
The single-axis tracker system will produce nearly 11,000,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually.
The bill would authorize the New York Power Authority to build, own, and operate renewable energy projects to provide renewable energy to all state-owned properties by 2030 and municipal-owned properties by 2035, while also calling on the authority to phase out its fossil fuel power plants by 2030 and provide and deliver only renewable energy to customers.
Also on the rise: The town of Christiana, population 1,235, is attempting to block construction of 300 MW Wisconsin solar farm. Empire State getting into solar development. US Department of Energy launches partnership to speed interconnection.
The awards represent the largest land-based renewable energy procurement in the state to date, and once installed, will bring the state’s renewable energy mix to 66% renewable, in pursuit of 70% by 2030.
The 12th solar project for GlaxoSmithKline puts the company on track to meet its goal of 100% renewable energy by 2025.
Also on the rise: Duke Energy Florida launches utility-owned “community” solar program. Batteries help solar connect, pricing still strong. Three year commercial solar project payback period expected through roof mount cost reductions. “It’s time for ISO-New England to get out of the way” of renewables, said Senator Markey. MIT and Stanford researchers are employing artificial intelligence to test perovskites in pursuit of a commercially viable PV cell manufacturing process. NREL’s eight storage projections through 2050. New Hampshire ranks 40th in solar installations in the country due in part to minimalistic or nonexistent renewable energy policies.
The state’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act’s goal is to generate 70% of New York’s electricity from renewables; powering 700,000 additional homes, creating thousands of jobs, with 40% of benefits to low- to moderate-income residents.
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