Electric, Energy Consumption

Energy Storage Projects in New York and Texas Get Boost

September 8, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Sept. 8 that $16.6 million had been awarded to five long-duration energy storage projects in her state. She also said an additional $17 million in competitive funding was available for projects that “advance […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

Winter Freeze Testing Texas Power Grid Reforms

February 4, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Parts of Texas have suffered localized, distribution-level power outages as an Arctic outbreak sent temperatures plummeting across the state, but its heavily scrutinized grid is largely prepared to weather the storm, state entities said. Frigid temperatures stemming from a large […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

1.2-GW Dedicated Hydrogen-Fired Power Plant Starts Taking Shape in Texas

August 3, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Entergy Texas will seek approval for a 1.2-GW hydrogen and natural gas–fired combined cycle power gas turbine (CCGT) facility in Orange County, Texas. The Beaumont-based Entergy Corp. subsidiary on July 29 announced it intends to file a Certificate for Convenience […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Texas Governor Enacts Grid Reliability Measures, Including Power Plant Weatherization

June 9, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law sweeping bills approved by Texas legislators that will require power generators in the state to weatherize against extreme events and revamp organizational oversight of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Hours […]

News and Policies, State

Massive Solar Farm Will Serve Texas Grid

April 6, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A California company has teamed with the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s largest gas utility company to build a major solar power project just outside Houston, Texas. Rosendin, an electrical contractor with its corporate headquarters in San Jose, and Tokyo Gas […]