Senators Introduce Bipartisan Energy Storage Bill to Encourage Renewable Power

2016-11-23T15:01:52+00:00

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Angus King, I-Maine, yesterday introduced the Storage Technology for Renewable and Green Energy Act of 2013 (STORAGE) to encourage the development of renewable energy as a source of electricity and lower consumer costs through the deployment of energy storage technologies. Renewable energy sources [...]

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Energy Storage Bill to Encourage Renewable Power2016-11-23T15:01:52+00:00

Chamisa plans electricity storage facility in Texas

2016-11-23T15:01:53+00:00

Chamisa CAES at Tulia a New Mexico company is planning to build a compressed air energy storage facility in the Panhandle of Texas to take advantage of the wide price swings in the Texas wholesale power market and the ancillary services market. Chamisa of Santa Fe plans to build a 270-megawatt facility that uses electricity [...]

Chamisa plans electricity storage facility in Texas2016-11-23T15:01:53+00:00

Duke and So Cal Ed explore energy storage

2012-07-10T10:00:42+00:00

Energy storage has been dubbed the "holy grail" of grid operators, that notion thrived better when it applied to a vague ideal rather than cold reality. Today, with long- and short- duration energy storage alternatives to pumped hydro moving from lab to market, the quest has become vastly more complicated and the goal more elusive. [...]

Duke and So Cal Ed explore energy storage2012-07-10T10:00:42+00:00

As Texas worries about power generation, is answer underground?

2012-04-09T09:44:31+00:00

As a power-hungry Texas looks for more electricity generation, Chamisa Energy believes the solution may be underground: compressed air stored in man-made salt caverns in the Panhandle. The Santa Fe, N.M.-based company has a 514-acre site near Tulia, a small town about 50 miles south of Amarillo, that company officials believe is the right mix [...]

As Texas worries about power generation, is answer underground?2012-04-09T09:44:31+00:00

Texas regulators look at raising wholesale electricity prices to spark new power plants

2012-03-08T09:25:30+00:00

On Wednesday, the Texas Public Utility Commission showed its willingness to address looming electricity shortages by allowing wholesale prices to hit new highs during peak demands for power.  All three PUC commissioners agreed that wholesale electricity prices, now capped at $3,000 per megawatt-hour during peak demand, must be raised to encourage investors to build more [...]

Texas regulators look at raising wholesale electricity prices to spark new power plants2012-03-08T09:25:30+00:00