NY-BEST Blogs



Fundamentally Changing how the Electricity Industry Works in New York – a great opportunity for Energy Storage

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.”




Tipping Points

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.



Update from NYC – Commissioner’s Forum on Energy Storage at the New York City Department of Buildings

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.



Capture the Energy!

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. 

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