Entries by Will O'Brien

Voltility: US Energy Storage Market Gets Ready for its Breakout Year

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 […]

GlidePath, NYSERDA Announce Battery Storage Project for Town of Ulster

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 […]

GlidePath Acquires 149 MW Wind Portfolio in North Texas, Plans for Battery Storage Expansion

AMARILLO, Texas — GlidePath Power Solutions (GlidePath), one of America’s leading independent energy storage developers, today announced its acquisition of a 149 MW portfolio of wind farms in North Texas. The transaction adds to GlidePath’s operating portfolio of U.S. wind, solar and storage projects and provides the company with a unique opportunity to optimize the […]

Inside GlidePath’s Merchant Battery in Texas

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 […]