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FERC Transmission Reform Paves Way for Adding New Energy Resources to Grid – EQ Mag

Today FERC took an historic step in the modernization of the nation’s transmission grid by streamlining the interconnection process for transmission providers, providing greater timing and cost certainty to interconnection customers, and preventing undue discrimination against new sources of power generation. “This new rule will enable America’s vast power generation resources to connect to the […]

Draft Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Framework for Resource Adequacy) Regulations, 2024 – EQ

ACORE Commends FERC Chair Glick, Calls for Rapid Action to Restore a Full Complement of Commissioners – EQ Mag

Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We commend Chairman Glick for being an exceptionally effective and visionary leader of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). His commitment, collegiality, and willingness to tackle the regulatory barriers facing the transition to a 21st century grid have been critically […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Renewables covered 96% of new electrical capacity in the opening months of 2022 – EQ Mag Pro

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower) provided 96.3% of the domestic electrical generating capacity added in January and February 2022, according to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign. According to the latest issue of FERC’s” Energy […]

Role of prosumers in renewable energy adoption in India – EQ

FERC Denies Grid Operator MISO’s Request to Delay Distributed Energy Storage Market Participation

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has blocked a request to delay implementation of new market participation rules for energy storage made by the Mid-Continent Independent System Operator (MISO). MISO delivers electricity across its grid network in 15 US states and Manitoba in Canada and also has responsibility for operating an energy market with […]

Battery Energy Storage Systems: A Clean Energy Solution NY Needs -EQ

FERC Carbon Pricing Policy Statement Will Unlock a New Era of Climate-Aware Energy Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C. : Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a long-awaited final policy statement on carbon pricing in wholesale energy markets. The policy statement provides certainty to market operators that the Commission will give proposals which incorporate a state-determined carbon price due consideration. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO […]

COP28 faces debate over controversy-mired carbon credits

FERC Takes Baby Steps on Carbon Pricing while Tripling Down on Anti-Renewable Market Rules Amid Legal Challenge

Washington, D.C.: Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a proposed policy statement on carbon pricing that, if formally adopted, would convey the Commission’s sense that RTO-level carbon pricing based on state policy decisions may be acceptable. This is a constructive signal but has no immediate applicability since it was not adopted as official […]

JUNIPER GREEN ENERGY INKS POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH TATA POWER FOR WIND -SOLAR HYBRID POWER PROJECT IN MAHARASHTRA – EQ

Hybrid resources: FERC looking at America’s ‘next wave of opportunity’ for storage

The transition to clean energy is exactly that: a transition. While we must bear in mind that electricity is only one (large) portion of energy demand, the transformation to a renewables-based future is happening extremely quickly, but there are still steps that need to be taken for the grid to fully take onboard their value […]

Battery Energy Storage Systems: A Clean Energy Solution NY Needs -EQ

Acciona Supersizes Solar and Storage Efforts With Big US Acquisition

“Zero to 60” investment: Spanish developer buys a 4-gigawatt solar and storage project pipeline. Spanish renewables developer Acciona has acquired 3 gigawatts of solar and 1 gigawatt of storage projects currently under development in the U.S. by Nebraska-based Tenaska. The deal announced Monday will see Acciona aiming to complete eight solar projects totaling around 1,200 […]

Battery Energy Storage Systems: A Clean Energy Solution NY Needs -EQ

Taking Aim at PJM’s 10-Hour Duration Capacity Rule for Energy Storage

The storage industry brings new numbers to the table in its challenge against the least-liked proposal from FERC Order 841. Over the past year and a half, the U.S. energy storage industry has been getting into arguments with grid operators over their plans to implement Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Order 841, the mandate to integrate […]

Battery Energy Storage Systems: A Clean Energy Solution NY Needs -EQ

PG&E’s Bankruptcy Judge Leaves Door Open to Shedding Renewables Contracts

The bankrupt California utility’s plan to renegotiate expensive legacy PPAs with developers wins a legal victory—but an appeal looks likely. Bankrupt California utility Pacific Gas & Electric won a victory Friday in the legal battle over whether it can shed billions of dollars’ worth of renewable energy contracts. But the ultimate fate of those contracts […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ