New York state wind power updates

From news sources:

Wind developers protest NYS Public Service Commission (PSC) rules requiring transmission study for proposed projects over 80 MW.  (Albany Times Union, 10/26). Related piece from WAMC radio, 10/26.

  • PSC press release (“PSC Levels Renewable Energy Playing Field” in Case Number 09-E-0497).

NYSERDA extends due dates for RFP 1613 (Project Implementation Funding for State Energy Program American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) (NYSERDA)

NYS PSC green lights flywheel energy storage project in Stephentown, Rensselaer County. (NYS PSC, 10/15)

“New York Wind Energy Day”  (10/14) coincides with AWEA event. (Daily Finance, 10/21)

Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) releases 2009 Model Interconnection Procedures and 2009 Model Net Metering Rules (IREC)

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2 Responses

  1. […] ACENY files petition for rehearing in New York State Public Service Commission proceeding In the Matter of Generator-Specific Energy Deliverability Study (Case 09-E-0497) (NYS PSC, 11/19). Petition is in regards to new PSC requirement that renewable energy projects produce transmission studies prior to obtaining a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN). See earlier write up here. […]

  2. Beacon Power’s construction effort in Stephentown has been at a standstill since the ground breaking. Does anyone know if they plan to hire any local construction workers? I’ll just show up with my gloves and workboots if anyone knows when they plan to start.

    Signed,
    Looking for a job

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