States With Renewable Targets Made Up Over 60 Percent of U.S. Retail Sales in 2018: EIA

States with legally binding renewable energy mandates represented 63 percent of electricity retail sales in the nation, according to a Feb. 27 article from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, highlighting the potential impact that more ambitious green energy goals can have on the U.S. energy mix. State renewable portfolio standards, which require utilities and suppliers…

FERC Approves Reforms to Enhance Battery Storage Participation in New England Wholesale Power Markets

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Feb. 25 accepted ISO New England Inc.’s market rules to enable advanced storage technologies to be dispatched and priced in the real-time energy market in a manner that more fully recognizes their ability to transition rapidly between charging and discharging. The revisions allow batteries and emerging storage technologies to…