Category: North America News

US grid-scale energy storage market sets new record

The US grid-scale energy storage market witnessed 2,608 MWh of installations in the second quarter (Q2) of 2022, ending June 30, 2022. It is the largest installed capacity for any Q2 on record. Wood Mackenzie and the American...

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GE bags FACTS contract in Los Angeles City

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been selected as the primary technology subcontractor for the USD75 million Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) project led by Beta Engineering California LP in the city of...

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US IRA to fund transmission projects and line siting

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law on August 16, 2022 by President Joe Biden, and represents one of the biggest investments in clean energy in American history. IRA has committed a spending of USD369 billion...

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MPW commissions new 161 kV Line 106 in Iowa

Muscatine Power and Water (MPW) has announced the completion of a 161 kV transmission line –Line 106 – to prevent blackouts in critical conditions in its service area in eastern Iowa.  The aim of the USD15.5 million project is...

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MISO implements ESR model to expand storage

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) has announced that it has included the Electric Storages Resources (ESRs) model into its portfolio, which will support reliability and resilience as the industry continues to...

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Duquesne Light broadens partnership with LineVision

Duquesne Light Company (a subsidiary of US-based energy company DQE Holdings LLC) has announced the extension of its partnership with LineVision, after the latter’s dynamic line rating (DLR) sensors contributed to a capacity...

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Burns & McDonnell to construct 30 MW BESS

Burns & McDonnell, a privately owned American architecture company based in Kansas city, announced that it will offer engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the Texas Waves II project, a 30-MW/30-MWh...

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NYISO releases System and Resource Outlook

New York Independent System Operator's (NYISO) Business Issues Committee released a report titled ‘System & Resource Outlook’ detailing NYISO’s comprehensive system planning process. According to the report, a massive...

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US Appeals Court rules in favour of NextEra’s ROFR appeal

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ordered a lower court to reconsider its decision to reject arguments by NextEra Energy Transmission and affiliated companies that a Texas law called SB 1938 violates the US Constitution’s Commerce Clause.

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Entergy Louisiana announces construction of Mud Lake–Big Lake line project

Entergy Louisiana, a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation, has announced commencement of construction of the USD100 million Mud Lake–Big Lake transmission project, which spans from an existing substation west of Mud Lake near the Calcasieu and Cameron parish line, Louisiana to a new substation being built near Tank Farm and Big Lake in the Lake Charles area.

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