Can grid resiliency finally pay for itself? New England utility Eversource wants to deploy energy storage to back up an outage-prone New Hampshire town, while saving customers money. The 18,070 residents of Westmoreland rely on a single radial power line to deliver electricity through the forested, rural surroundings. Ice storms and heavy snowfall regularly knock […]
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The Triad demand charge could give way to a fixed fee, eliminating the need for batteries onsite. The fledgling British commercial and industrial energy storage industry faces a mortal challenge from a proposed market rule change. The U.K. energy regulator, Ofgem, published a proposed rule last week that would eliminate the current demand charge mechanism […]
Liberty Utilities will own up to 500 units, but the compromise allows third parties to participate, too. Negotiations in New Hampshire produced a pivotal test case for how home energy devices can reduce overall grid costs. Liberty Utilities proposed a groundbreaking home battery pilot last year, in which the company would own 1,000 Tesla Powerwalls […]