1. New York City Moves to Streamline Energy Storage Permitting

    New York City Moves to Streamline Energy Storage Permitting

    If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. At least that is what the song says about New York City. And it stands for energy storage. New York City has some of the most stringent rules in the country for permitting energy storage projects, as well as an ambitious storage target of 100 MWh by 2020. But there were only 4.8 MWh of storage installed in the city at the beginning of 2017, as it is so difficult to secure a permit for a project — especially involving lithium-ion technology. At the end of April, New York took a step toward resolving that issue with the release of the first comprehensive guidelines for installing lithium-ion batteries in New York City.

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    1. Not only will the guidelines bring in more developers, I think we'll see more movement in pending projects.
    2. There needs to be more conversations regarding outdoor storage
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