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GE Achieves Battery-Enabled Blackstart of Heavy Duty Gas Turbine

General Electric (GE) has for the first time achieved blackstart of a GE heavy-duty gas turbine using battery energy storage. The company announced on Feb. 26 it completed black start…


Sufficient Blackstart Capability Exists on Grid, Say NERC, FERC

  Despite the recent retirement of “blackstart” units, grid operators have sufficient resources to quickly restore systems in the event of widespread outages, suggests a new report by staff at…