The New York Public Service Commission on Dec. 14 approved phase III of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s plan to implement the Clean Energy Standard or CES, adopted in August 2016, to achieve the state’s goal of obtaining half its electricity from renewable resources by 2030. The program includes a renewable…...
Ameren to Buy 157 Megawatt Wind Facility in Missouri as Part of $1 Billion Commitment to Expand Renewables
Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corp., announced an agreement to buy a 157-MW wind generation facility to be built in northern Missouri, according to the company’s Oct. 22 press release. The proposed Brickyard Hill wind project, to be developed by EDF Renewable Energy Inc., is expected to come online in 2020. The acquisition is subject…Details
The Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc. on Dec. 3 proposed revisions to facilitate deeper integration of energy storage resources across its region. The grid operator proposed a new electric storage resource category providing unique modeling, offer parameters, operating limitations, and settlement provisions that recognize the characteristics of energy storage resources. MISO said that the filing…Details
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources released the state’s first energy plan on Dec. 12 that recommends a policy strategy that continues to bolster renewable energy, prioritizes energy efficiency and peak demand reductions, and support grid modernization and advanced technologies to meet the state’s energy and emission goals. The plan, required by a 2016 executive…Details