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Approved: Georgia Power’s plan to own and operate 80MW of battery energy storage

Georgia Power is set to boost its state’s battery energy storage sector, with the company’s plan to own and operate 80MW of battery energy storage now approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). Georgia Power’s 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) has been approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC), in a unanimous decision. […]

Governor gives behind-the-meter storage a US$55m boost on New York’s Long Island

Funding is to be administered from NYSERDA’s commercial and residential programmes respectively, with the initiative also supporting – and supported by – utility PSEG-LI. Customers in Long Island, New York, that install commercial energy storage systems of up to 5MW and residential solar-plus-storage will be eligible for incentive payments of US$250 per kWh of storage […]

IEEFA: Solar-plus-storage undermines coal economics by ‘hundreds of millions’ of dollars

Tumbling solar-plus-storage costs could see the hybrid technology become a money saver for US firms grappling with expensive legacy coal portfolios, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). Utilities shutting down coal units ahead of their end-of-life point and replacing them with renewables, stand to reap savings in the “hundreds of […]