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  • Three energy policy issues caught up in the US election

    Nov 03, 2020 12:00 AM

    In the four years since the last US election, the energy conversation has moved on. Nations have changed their concerns and expectations around the energy industry without one of the world’s largest power producers and consumers. Half of the top ten polluting nations have now made a net-zero greenhouse gas emission commitment, but the US is not among them. Among the world’s five biggest economies, the US stands alone in having made no pledge.

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  • Carbon capture and storage could reduce California emissions 15%, save $750M a year: report

    Oct 29, 2020 10:44 AM

    California is at a crossroads in terms of CCS development, the report said. The state has strong climate policy support and natural resources that give it an edge with the technology, and five projects at different stages of planning and development, but it does not currently have any operational CCS projects.

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  • Election 2020: Trump's FERC may need to shift course on clean energy, though Biden's road will not be easy

    The rapid evolution of the power grid will require the attention of one critical agency — the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. And observers say no matter what happens Nov. 3, the agency will have no choice but to address the industry's transition, even if it means backing away from some of its more controversial policies.

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  • 'Energy storage is the first truly digital asset for the electric network’: Fluence, AMS Q&A

    Oct 29, 2020 10:39 AM

    We have often heard that while batteries and other hardware may be the most visible and talked-about components of an energy storage system, it is often software that defines what that energy storage system can do. The recent acquisition of Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) saw energy storage technology provider and system integrator Fluence take on a company with “one of the most powerful AI-enabled software engines available in the industry,” according to Fluence CTO Brett Galura.

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  • New York Reforms Clean Energy Standard

    Oct 29, 2020 10:37 AM

    An expansion of New York’s Clean Energy Standard (CES) approved by the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC) adopts several measures that will help the state meet its new, more ambitious 70%-by-2030 renewable power target.

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  • Study finds systemwide clean energy approach could save PJM states billions

    Oct 28, 2020 12:00 AM

    A new study unveiled Oct. 28 foresees large cost savings and greenhouse gas emission reductions within the PJM Interconnection if its 13 member states were to agree on a regional clean energy strategy instead of pursuing a piecemeal approach.

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  • DOE campaign drives $95M in annual building energy cost savings

    Oct 21, 2020 04:58 PM

    Buildings are responsible for 40% of the energy used in the U.S., according to the Berkeley Lab, which illustrates the potential for EMIS to support sustainability goals through the monitoring and controlling of this energy use. EMIS, which can cost up to eight cents per square foot for installation and software costs, can also pay for itself in about two years, according to DOE campaign findings. ​

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  • What Will It Take to Make Offshore Wind Viable in the U.S.?

    Oct 21, 2020 04:56 PM

    The benefits of offshore wind power have become indisputable. While it takes significant investment to bring these sources of power about, we can see that where offshore wind is being introduced, jobs are being created and clean, sustainable energy is being generated.

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  • FERC Order Will Restart PJM's Capacity Market

    Oct 21, 2020 04:52 PM

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an order that could allow mid-Atlantic grid operator PJM to restart its capacity auction, the country's biggest, by mid-2021 after a two-year delay. But FERC’s order will still force state-subsidized resources to use administratively set minimum prices that could bar them from clearing PJM’s market, a fact that’s led states and clean energy and environmental groups to bring court challenges against FERC.

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  • FERC: Send Us Your Carbon Pricing Plans

    Oct 21, 2020 04:49 PM

    FERC on Thursday proposed a policy statement inviting states to introduce carbon pricing in wholesale electricity markets but said it had no authority to initiate such programs itself (AD20-14). Chairman Neil Chatterjee, a Republican, called the proposal — coming just two weeks after the commission’s technical conference on carbon pricing — a “landmark action.”

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