The Covid-19 pandemic has had surprisingly little impact on the expansion of utility-scale battery storage systems in the US. While social distancing protocols and other lockdown measures have inevitably delayed planning and permitting processes, projects under construction – or close to it – have been largely unaffected. As a result, 2020 has remained on course […]
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GlidePath engineering manager Sean Baur, in a Utility Dive op-ed, looks at the real impact of FERC Order 841, and how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission could take more meaningful action to unlock the value of energy storage: Going beyond Order 841 to more meaningful FERC storage policy More than two years after the Federal […]
GlidePath and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have announced a contract to build the Lincoln Park Grid Support Center, a 20-megawatt storage project in the Town of Ulster. The project, expected to be complete in early 2021, is part of GlidePath’s 1.6GW storage pipeline and supports Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s nation-leading […]
The U.S. solar market is moving towards shorter and shorter power contracts, while so far merchant solar projects remain more power points than power plants. However, energy storage may be leapfrogging solar in a move towards a merchant model. At least that is the direction that developer and asset owner GlidePath is taking, as this […]