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Principal NorthBridge Energy Partners, LLC

Peter Kelly-Detwiler has nearly 30 years of experience in the area of electric energy, retail power, and distributed energy assets. Mr. Kelly-Detwiler provides strategic expertise in the areas of...

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1) Storage co Energy Vault working w/CA utility PG&E on long-duration energy storage microgrid pairing li-ion batteries w/green H2. Project would provide 293 MWh of energy to city of Calistoga's downtown, encompassing serving fire and police stations, w/48 hours of energy for planned wildfire outages & other events. PUC approval required. 

2) Winter storm Elliott and accompanying cold snap pushed grids to the limits across U.S. ISO-NE burned 31 million gallons of oil, while PJM models under-forecast peak load by almost 10%. SE U.S. saw rotating curtailments, w/Duke outages in N. and S. Carolina affecting 1.7 million people. Duke significantly under-forecast demand. TVA faced similar situation, w/rotating outages, and NERC/FERC launching probe to learn lessons.

3) At CES, automaker Stellantis announces plans to build Archer Midnight electric aircraft, a vertical takeoff and landing four-seater w/100 mile range. Manufacturing to start in 2024.

4) Chinese EV company NIO installs 10th battery swap station in Europe, w/seven add’l stations ready soon, and 120 European stations by the end of year. NIO 1,300 locations in China, w/additional 400 stations by the end of 2023.

5) New York State publishes framework to install 6,000 MW of energy storage by 2030, equivalent to about 20% of the state's peak electricity demand. 

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