1. New York Pushes Energy Storage to Solve Renewable Power's Biggest Problem

    New York Pushes Energy Storage to Solve Renewable Power's Biggest Problem

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo this month announced an ambitious plan for deploying energy storage, a technology that can mitigate renewable power’s most persistent problem: how to use it when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing. “This is the clearest and most ambitious policy signal the energy storage market has seen on the East Coast,” said Jason Burwen, policy and advocacy director of the Energy Storage Association, a trade group for the industry.

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    1. This is the clearest and most ambitious policy signal the energy storage market has seen on the East Coast.
    2. New York has focused on meeting state energy policy goals through market mechanisms when possible, and the use of Green Bank funds is intended to kick-start private financing of storage.
    3. Because renewables are intermittent, you could use storage to store that clean electricity when it's produced, and use it when it's most needed.
    4. If we can invest in storage, that will mitigate the need for some of that quite old transmission.
    5. This governor likes to think big and put out big ideas.
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      Compressed Air/Gas, Flow Battery, Flywheel, Hydrogen, Lead, Liquid Metal, Lithium, Magnesium, Mechanical Storage, Nickel, Sodium, Supercapacitors, Vanadium, Zinc
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