New York unveils energy storage delivery plan

Dec 29, 2022 12:59 PM ET
  • Governer Kathy Hochul has actually revealed a new framework for the state to run 6GW of projects by 2030
New York unveils energy storage delivery plan
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New York City Governor Kathy Hochul (pictured) has actually announced a new framework for the state to run 6GW of energy storage by 2030.

The roadmap was sent by the New york city State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York City State Department of Public Service (DPS) to the general public Service Commission for consideration of approval.

It proposes a number of recommendations to broaden New york city's energy storage programs to unlock the quick development of renewable resource throughout the state and also strengthen grid dependability and consumer durability, NYSERDA said.

If accepted, the roadmap will support a buildout of storage space implementations estimated to reduce projected future statewide electric system prices by virtually $2bn, along with more benefits in the form of boosted public health because of minimized exposure to harmful fossil fuel pollutants.

It proposes the application of NYSERDA-led programs in the direction of acquiring an added 4.7 GW of new storage space projects across the bulk (large-scale), retail (community, commercial and also industrial), as well as residential energy storage space sectors in New york city State.

These future procurements, incorporated with the 1.3 GW of existing energy storage space already under contract with the state as well as relocating in the direction of commercial operation, will allow New york city to achieve the 6GW goal by 2030.

NYSERDA mentioned that, together with the DPS, it very carefully assessed potential market reforms and also affordable procurement mechanisms to achieve 6GW as well as identified research and development requires to speed up technology development, especially for long-duration storage.

The agencies additionally thought about approaches to energy storage growth in a way that advances the elimination of the state's most polluting fossil fuel nuclear power plant, as proposed by Governor Hochul in her 2022 State of the State address.

Governor Hochul said: "Storing clean, renewable energy as well as supplying it where and when it is needed is one of one of the most important obstacles we must overcome to minimize statewide emissions, specifically from traditional fossil fuel peaker plants.

" This roadmap will certainly act as a version for various other states to adhere to by making best use of the use of renewable energy while making it possible for a reliable as well as resilient transformation of the power grid.

NYSERDA president as well as head of state Doreen Harris said: "Accelerating the fostering of energy storage space across the state will certainly allow a lot more wind and also solar power to be integrated right into our electrical grid, while boosting air quality for many communities traditionally influenced by fossil fuel-generated pollution.

" Structure on New york city's development under Governor Hochul's management, this roadmap will provide a pathway for the sector to partner with us to advance the next wave of projects that will assist New Yorkers recognize the benefits of this important technology."

Department of Public Service ceo Rory Christian said: "Governor Hochul is a vital fan of energy storage space advancement in New York State.

" The framework that is being proposed provides New york city with the sources it requires to speed our transition to a clean-energy economy and also meet our seriously important climate goals."

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