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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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  • Feb 8, 2022

1)    Overwhelmed by interconnection proposals, PJM proposes a two-year pause in reviewing 1,200 – mostly solar - projects.

2)    Energy aggregator Voltus asks FERC for a technical conference related to Order 2222, seeking to clarify roles and rights of ISO/RTO vs. distribution utilities. 

3)    Corporations buy 31.1 GW of green powers in 2021, w/Amazon accounting for 20%.  10% of all renewables installed last year related to corporate purchases. 

4)    Daimler, NextEra Energy Resources, and BlackRock JV to invest $650 mn to design, develop, install, operate a nationwide high-performance charging network for medium and heavy-duty battery electric and hydrogen trucks across U.S. 

5)    Fermata Energy points to Nissan LEAF in RI that earned $4,200 in DR Markets, offsetting peak demand at water plant facility during 27 peak events totaling 57 peak hours. 

6)    GM plans to deliver 400,000 EVs through 2023, and develop manufacturing capacity of 1 million EVs by 2025. Company reports over 110,000 reservations for 2024 Chevy Silverado EV pickup. 

7)    Mining group Glencore and British battery startup Britishvolt form JV to recycle batteries, with a plant operational by mid 2023 and processing at least 10,000 tons of batteries annually. 

8)    Luxemburg’s Boson Energy claims it's about to produce carbon-negative hydrogen from waste at a cost of zero or below, avoiding garbage tipping fees and methane emissions from decomposing trash. Super high-temperature plasma-assisted gasification process breaks waste into CO2, hydrogen, and a blue/gray glassy ‘rock.’ 

#batteries #solar #solar #renewables #amazon#sustainability #theenergyswitch #energytransition

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Richard Brooks on Feb 8, 2022

Green buyer influence on the wholesale markets has been a discussion point within Energy Central community since January 2019. Item 3 aligns well with previous observations and discussions on wholesale market reforms

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Peter Kelly-Detwiler on Feb 8, 2022

Thanks for your insights.  It impressed me that it represented such a significant market share.

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Richard Brooks on Feb 8, 2022

Agree. And with Order 2222 it's all aggregatable into 100kw chunks of capacity, or larger.

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Thank Peter for the Post!
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