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    • July 27, 2017 - 10:03

      Ontario's C&I Energy Storage Sector Kicks on with Utility-Developer Partnership

      Canadian utility Alectra Energy Solutions, which has over a million customers in Ontario, will offer large-scale energy storage to commercial and industrial operations in its service area, having formed a partnership with developer AMP. AMP Solar, which has developed over 520MW of energy assets to date, is headquartered in Ontario with offices in New York, Denver, New Delhi and Tokyo, executing and acquiring solar PV projects in the UK, Japan, Canada and elsewhere. The strategic agreement signed with Alectra appears to be AMP’s first publically announced foray into energy storage.

    • July 27, 2017 - 09:57

      34 New Fast-Charging Stations with Energy Storage for EVs to be Deployed Along Trans-Canada Highway

      Good news for Canadian electric car drivers or soon-to-be electric car drivers. A new network of DC fast-charging stations has been announced to cover the Trans-Canada Highway in a currently underserved region between Ontario and Manitoba. Interestingly, the stations will be equipped with energy storage systems in order to make sure it can deliver fast-charging even where there are grid limitations.

    • July 27, 2017 - 09:51

      Ofgem: We Want to Curb Costs for Energy Storage Projects

      Wide-ranging reforms set out this week by the government and Ofgem could reduce costs for energy storage operators and help unlock a new wave of investment in the fast-expanding smart grid market. That is the view of Andy Burgess, associate partner for energy systems at Ofgem, who writing on BusinessGreen today explains how the package of changes set out earlier this week will deliver particular benefits for energy storage developers and operators.

    • July 27, 2017 - 09:05

      LIPA's Battery Plans In Montauk Draw Early Fire

      A proposal for an industrial battery storage facility on a low-lying stretch of Montauk roadway drew concerns from neighbors and East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals members last week—and was probably a taste of what a public hearing on the project before the Town Planning Board next month will be like. Neighbors and zoning board members worried about flooding in the area, and the efforts of the project's developers to overcome that by raising the grade of the property and the building that will house the batteries to 10 feet above sea level.

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