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Startups: Market Will Move New Cleantech Regardless of Election Outcome
Questions from energy reporters at a USEA briefing on emerging cleantech shifted the focus to what will happen to U.S. energy policy if Donald Trump is re-elected president.
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Avangrid Details Progress on NECEC Tx Line
Construction on Avangrid’s hotly contested New England Clean Energy Connect transmission project has made significant progress following a two-year pause, according to a filing submitted to the Maine Public Utilities Commission.
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RI Sets 600-MW Energy Storage Target
Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee signed into law a bill that sets a target of 90 MW of energy storage installed by Dec. 31, 2026; 195 MW by the end of 2028; and 600 MW by the end of 2033.
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NY Sets Strategy to Reach 6 GW of Energy Storage
The New York PSC approved a roadmap to reach the state's goal of 6 GW of energy storage by 2030.
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Why Gene Rodrigues Came out of Retirement to Lead DOE’s Office of Electricity
After 23 years at Southern California Edison and eight as a consultant at ICF International, Gene Rodrigues was four months into retirement in 2022 when he got a call from the Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity.
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DTE to Replace Historic Coal Plant with Batteries
With a capacity of 220 MW and 880 MWh, the Trenton Channel Energy Center is expected to be the largest standalone battery storage site in the Great Lakes region when completed in 2026. 
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Paper Examines How to Properly Value DER Grid Contributions
The use of distributed energy resources can reduce grid costs, delay system upgrades, authors contend.
Elevate Renewables
Lithium-ion Batteries to Replace NYC Peaker Plant
A developer has committed to replacing a fossil-fired peaker plant with a lithium-ion battery system that will, for a while, be New York City's largest.
Clean Energy States Alliance
Panel Provides Update on Energy Storage in Mass.
Battery storage remains largely reliant on state programs and subsidies to be viable in Massachusetts but could increasingly stand on its own as renewable energy proliferates, a panel of energy storage experts said.
Senate ENR Committee
Manchin not Ready to Give up on Bipartisan Permitting Bill
Sen. Joe Manchin rebuffed Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's assertion that permitting reform was dead in the current Congress during an Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on load growth from data centers.

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