KCE NY 1 Breaks Ground on 20 MW

KCE NY 1 groundbreaking

Today we held a groundbreaking ceremony, representing the commencement of construction, for our KCE NY 1 project. We were so pleased to be joined by representatives from the Town of Stillwater, Mechanicville-Stillwater IDA, Congressman Tonko’s Office, NYSERDA, NY BEST, ACENY, Luther Forest Technology Campus, and Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership for this important milestone.  The KCE … Read moreKCE NY 1 Breaks Ground on 20 MW

Energy Storage Mandates Continue to Develop

On May 23, New Jersey became the fifth state in the nation to set an energy storage mandate. Governor Murphy signed the Renewable Energy bill calling for the procurement of 600 MW of energy storage by 2021, with an increase to 2,000 MW of installed capacity by 2030. In addition to addressing energy storage, the … Read moreEnergy Storage Mandates Continue to Develop

This Day in History: Thomas Edison Patents the Alkaline Battery

If Thomas Edison were to be resurrected into today’s world he would be in for quite a surprise. As one of the leaders of the electricity revolution, Edison patented the Alkaline Battery 112 years ago from today, on July 31, 1906. However, the modern landscape for battery technologies is a far cry from the period … Read moreThis Day in History: Thomas Edison Patents the Alkaline Battery

Key Capture Energy Reaches Tax Agreement, Continues Progress on KCE NY 1 Project

KCE is pleased to have reached a tax agreement with the Mechanicville-Stillwater Industrial Development Agency. The company made local headlines last week after the agreement was announced. The Daily Gazette praised the project as “one of the first big steps toward the state’s goal of 1,500 megawatts of storage capacity installed by the year 2025.” … Read moreKey Capture Energy Reaches Tax Agreement, Continues Progress on KCE NY 1 Project

New York State Releases Road Map to Guide Energy Storage into the Future

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) unveiled its plan to achieve a nation-leading target of 1,500 MW of energy storage by 2025. The report comes behind recent promises by Governor Andrew Cuomo to commit $200 million of financing through the New York Green Bank to achieve progressive energy storage deployment targets. … Read moreNew York State Releases Road Map to Guide Energy Storage into the Future

KCE Welcomes Summer Interns

This summer, Key Capture Energy welcomes eight interns between the Houston and Albany offices, where we will be ramping up activity as opportunities abound in the rapidly-changing energy storage market. Below are descriptions of the diverse backgrounds of this intern pool. Middlebury College Kevin Hopsicker – Economics Rice University Taylor Morin – EconomicsKatherine Zoellmer –Material … Read moreKCE Welcomes Summer Interns

FERC Decision Puts Energy Storage on the National Stage

On Thursday, February 15th, FERC Commissioners unanimously passed a rule proposed in late 2016 on enabling the participation of Energy Storage resources in RTO and ISO markets nationally.  The commissioners each touted the growth in the industry that awaits, and the associated benefits that it will bring to the grid: Commissioner LaFleur mentioned the variability … Read moreFERC Decision Puts Energy Storage on the National Stage

Key Capture’s Jeff Bishop Speaks at Sierra Club

Key Capture Energy - Sierra Club

On January 11th, KCE’s managing director, Jeff Bishop, spoke at 2018’s first gathering of Houston’s chapter of the Sierra Club. Making market changes for a new energy technology application, such as energy storage, requires action from all stakeholders to be realized. As a world leader in environmental advocacy, the Sierra Club has played a prominent … Read moreKey Capture’s Jeff Bishop Speaks at Sierra Club

Governor Cuomo Commits $200 Million to Meet 1500MW Storage Target by 2025

On January 3rd, as part of New York’s 2018 “State of the State” address, Governor Cuomo delivered the largest energy storage target per capita recorded yet by any state, with the goal of increasing transmission of clean and renewable energy while overcoming traditional grid infrastructure upgrades. Reaching this goal is projected to employ 30,000 New … Read moreGovernor Cuomo Commits $200 Million to Meet 1500MW Storage Target by 2025

KCE NY 1 Receives Site Plan Approval

See our press release below. Key Capture Energy, Inc., has received site plan approval for its KCE NY 1 project to be built at the Luther Forest Technology Campus in Stillwater, NY. The project, a 20 MW battery energy storage system, will interconnect to the adjacent NYSEG substation. The project is another example of the … Read moreKCE NY 1 Receives Site Plan Approval