Looking back on Climate Week NYC 2019: Helping the world move faster toward a zero-carbon footprint

October 2, 2019 As the severity and awareness of the climate crisis mounts, Climate Week NYC, held this year from September 23-29, is taking on a new sense of urgency. Founded in 2009, the summit takes place each year alongside the UN General…

2018 policy breakthroughs invigorate distributed energy storage projects

By Juliana Mandell, Director of Market Development, and Walker Wright, VP of Policy | January 10, 2019 2018 may be behind us, but it was a banner year for distributed energy resource (DER) policy. And because it portends an exciting future…

Director of Strategic Partners Q&A: Helping our channel partners succeed with solar plus storage

A conversation with Rachel Permut, Director of Strategic Partners | September 21, 2018 At ENGIE Storage, we believe that a strong partner program builds a stronger business and results in better customer experiences with solar power generation…

Client Relationship Director Q&A: Taking care of customers throughout the energy project lifespan

A conversation with Michael Laine, Client Relationship Director | July 24, 2018 At ENGIE Storage, we’re committed to our customers’ success, and have people and processes in place to ensure they are taken care of throughout the life of…

Opportunities and Challenges in the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program

April 26th, 2018 This will be a hot summer for solar and storage developers in Massachusetts as the Commonwealth kicks off its SMART program, providing tiered incentives to promote solar with an additional kicker if there is storage attached.…

The tale and the takeaway of Green Charge’s evolution to ENGIE Storage

January 22, 2018 For years, people have known Green Charge as one of the industry’s most respected energy storage companies. Without much fanfare, we spent years honing our GridSynergy™ energy storage solution to help commercial customers…

What utilities can learn from Massachusetts’s largest energy storage project

A conversation with Jonathan Poor, Green Charge’s director of business development for the Northeast | November 8, 2017 GC Update: ENGIE North America and Holyoke Gas & Electric have just announced a contract for the largest utility-scale…

Energy storage can alleviate burden and uncertainties of demand response programs

August 24, 2017 Gone are the days when energy providers served “ratepayers.” Today, they deliver power to “customers.” But perhaps “partners” would be a more accurate moniker. After all, what is demand response (DR), if not a…

The surprisingly painless path to installing energy storage on site

By Scott Wilson, Director of Operations | May 17, 2017 Energy industry pundits are enthusiastic about the pace of adoption of behind-the-meter energy storage. Caveats about financing challenges or legislative uncertainty seem to have little…

When energy storage joins the blockchain, the entire energy community benefits

By Tim Larrison, CFO | April 14, 2017 Answering the call for increasing energy self-reliance, a grassroots electricity-sharing model is emerging. “Community microgrids,” comprising community-owned or subscribed solar PV and other renewable…