The Public Utility Commission of Texas has been exploring changes to price formation in ERCOT’s market. What would the impacts to customers be for the proposed changes that include real time co-optimization of energy and ancillary services, marginal losses, and locational reserves? What advantages could ERCOT’s unique “energy only” market, with an Operating Reserves Demand Curve for resource adequacy, bring for customers? Will alignment with other successful market features pave the way for new opportunities?
On September 29th, 2017 the Department of Energy issued a Notification of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) -Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule that could bring the most major changes to US power markets in decades. Re-regulation is on the table, but even with less fundamental changes there could be huge impacts on baseload and non-baseload plant owners and operators. The NOPR calls for an extremely accelerated process to develop a final rule, which could be announced as soon as December 1, 2017. Uncertainty abounds, but this webinar will seek to answer your questions.
According to CPUC’s estimates, 85% of electricity load from the IOUs will be served by other sources such as Community Choice Aggregators and rooftop solar by the mid-2020s. CCAs have an ambitious vision of procuring power for their customers from new, locally-sited solar, wind, geothermal and other renewable resources in order to boost job creation, support local economies, reduce GHG emissions and fight climate change.
The world of corporate energy procurement is continuing to mature, both in terms of the products and options that are available but also in terms of the market participants. Although many deals continue to occur with large single-load purchasers located in organized markets, we have also seen a proliferation of financial arrangements, pass-through deals, and other types of transactions that accommodate a purchaser’s size and location(s).
“Distributed Energy Resources” or “DERs connotes a variety of energy sources on the grid, typically consumer- based assets. Delivery of these energy assets increasingly relies on a complex “stack” or set of layers of software, communications, protocols, standards, firmware, and hardware controls. This “DER Stack” is in a state of ongoing evolution as the underlying technologies evolve and the market grows for granular, bi-directional flows of electrons.
The webinar will identify key strategies for engaging and communicating with customers under the NY REV. With customers playing an integral role in the overall system, attendees will gain valuable insight in how to increase customer engagement. Learn the means and technologies you can use to effectively communicate with prosumers and commercial customers.
Demand Energy recently announced the start of construction for the company’s groundbreaking renewable-energy-plus-storage microgrid at Marcus Garvey Village, NYC.
Exelon Generation, owner of the nation’s largest nuclear energy fleet, announced on Mar. 31 that it has assumed ownership and management of operations of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, NY.
Con Edison has filed a project that will bring battery storage technology to New York City neighborhoods in order to ensure service is reliable during the hot summer months. By the summer of 2018, the company will deploy batteries capable of sending 1 megawatt of power for four hours into the grid to serve homes and businesses.
Donna Lindner | Air Force Research Laboratory
Today’s expeditionary military forces require steady, reliable energy sources to power worldwide missions.
Diverse field environments and a move towards cost-effective, resilient and agile energy supplies are driving a new look at the way the Defense Department powers a mission — and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Power Technology Office leads the innovation from the front.