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News Roundup: NY’s Energy Vision, Energy Storage Adoption in U.S. by 2025, Reducing Emissions in Shipping Industry

News Roundup: NY’s Energy Vision, Energy Storage Adoption in U.S. by 2025, Reducing Emissions in Shipping Industry

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Here are a few of the headlines in energy industry news this month.

energy storage systems

This week the New York Public Service Commission approved measures to advance New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision, including deploying more energy storage systems for the distribution grid and launching time-based rates for a 12,000-customer smart energy community. Read about the state’s initiatives here.

energy storage to consumers

The Energy Storage Association, which just completed its annual conference in Boston last week, released a white paper titled "35x25: A Vision for Energy Storage." The paper provides analysis of emerging opportunities for the deployment of 35-plus gigawatts of energy storage in the United States by 2025. The benefits of energy storage to consumers, grid operators and utilities, as outlined in the paper, include the creation of jobs, reduced emissions, and improved grid reliability and resilience. Click here to visit Maxwell’s ESA 2018 event page.

electrification of ships by applying solar

Shipping and solar will make more efforts to unite following the United Nation’s historic climate change strategy adopted this month. The UN International Maritime Organization wants to increase the rate of the electrification of ships by applying solar PV technology. The strategy aims to phase out greenhouse gas emissions in the shipping industry, starting by cutting emissions in half by 2050.

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