Division Between ISO-NE and Participants over Energy Security Proposal

April 23, 2020

On April 15, ISO-NE introduced a new proposal to the federal regulators of the Energy Security Improvements authority for improving reliability during shortages and winter months. Some of these initiatives include: Day-Ahead Replacement Energy Reserve (RER); Day-Ahead Energy Imbalance Reserve (EIR); Day-Ahead Generation Contingency Reserve (GCR). As mentioned, the main goal is of improving energy […]

Tesla, Energy Storage, and Grid Reliability

April 19, 2020

Found in South Australia is what many claim to be the “world’s biggest battery,” or the Hornsdale Battery, built by Tesla and Neoen, originally built with a 100MW/129MWh capacity. Recently, Tesla completed the construction of an additional 50MW/64.5MWh component. Together this brings the capacity to a total of 150MW/193.5MWh. The Hornsdale Battery works in the […]