New York State has unveiled plans for an energy modernization initiative that will fundamentally transform the way electricity is distributed and used in New York State. This effort is intended to “create the power grid of the future and forever change the way consumers buy and use energy.”
The Loan Programs Office (LPO) at the Department of Energy has issued a draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation, which would make as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in the U.S.
This year’s Capture the Energy conference was the largest yet and the level of excitement was unmistakable. There was frequent talk of “tipping points” in the energy storage arena and there are good reasons for such talk.
Yesterday, Thomas Fariello, Acting Commissioner of the New York City Department of Buildings, hosted a forum on energy storage at DOB headquarters in NYC. Attendees included numerous representatives from DOB, senior personnel from the Mayor’s office, the Fire Department of New York, the New York Department of Environmental Protection, NYC Department of City Planning and several other city agencies.
NY-BEST’s signature event: Capture the Energy 2014 is just around the corner. This must-attend conference is taking place March 12th-13th in Troy, New York, and will feature some of the biggest names in energy storage, timely industry insights and excellent networking opportunities.