Entries by Kyla Donato

Giant Batteries Helped the U.S. Power Grid Eke Through Summer

Electric-grid operators from Pennsylvania to California have skated through a season of high temperatures with a combination of existing and new energy supplies, including batteries, that have added up to enough to avoid rolling blackouts. Large-scale batteries have filled in when large power plants tripped offline and helped stabilize the grid. “But even as more […]

Energy Storage News: FERC interconnection reform welcome but plenty of work to do, says energy storage industry

Recent FERC reforms of the grid interconnection process are intended to reduce queue backlogs, improve timing, and better support solar and storage technologies. Chris McKissack, CEO of GlidePath said, “The increased requirements for both developers and transmission providers are well-intentioned, but time will tell if FERC’s action does result in a better, faster queue process.” […]