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$50 Million to Ramp up Microgrids in Regional Australia
Global Blockchain in Energy Market to Grow at a CAGR of 54.09%
Over the last decade, the energy sector has transformed drastically, primarily characterized by major technological disruptions.
Myanmar: Solar Mini-Grids
Smart Power Myanmar’s Decentralized Energy Market Assessment demonstrates that solutions such as mini-grids can play a crucial role to bring reliable power to off-grid households and businesses in Myanmar while grid electrification progresses.
Renewables in Cities can Ignite Global Change
Cities are responsible for 75% of emissions globally, yet according to a new report they can resolve most of those emissions by switching to renewables. Doing so will bring multiple other benefits along the way.
As Domestic Off-grid Sector Surges, Nigeria Will Install New PV Microgrid
Developer PowerGen has installed a new mini-grid in the country and plans to develop nine more projects with the support of the World Bank.
2020 Could Be Africa’s Arrival As A Solar Market With Size
After a long wait, 2020 could well mark a decisive shift in the energy availability graph for countries in Africa, as multiple approaches and tactics finally make a case for a stronger push.
Energy-Storage may be the Key to Maximise Power Generation
Electricity generated by burning fossil fuels like coal and natural gas now constitutes nearly two-thirds of all power produced in the world.
Microgrid Technology Market Expected To Reach Multi Billion Dollars
The burgeoning U.S. microgrid industry is set to install less controllable capacity this year than it did last year. But that setback may prove a temporary blip, especially.
Five Things to Know about Power-Storing Microgrids
More than a million Californians were left in the dark for days recently as their big utility companies shut off power for fear of sparking wildfires.
5G Security and Energy Grid Resiliency in Natural Disasters
The fast and reliable speeds 5G delivers has made the smart grid — an energy grid intelligently managed by data-collecting internet of things (IoT) devices — a real possibility for the first time.
Glendale will get a Piece of Landmark Solar-Energy, Battery Storage Project
Glendale will be getting a small piece of one of the country’s largest and cheapest forthcoming solar and battery energy storage projects.
Nigeria Company Rensource Completes $20m Financing to Develop Decentralized Energy
Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, only has 12 GW of installed grid capacity, with just one-in-four Nigerians connected to the national power grid. In contrast, South Africa has 50 GW.
Evergen, Solar Service Group Jointly Promote Large-scale VPP Deployment
A new strategic partnership between Evergen and Solar Service Group aims to drive large-scale virtual power plant (VPP) deployment across Australia.
Why is Wind + Storage Getting Short Shrift?
Hybrid plants combining wind, solar and batteries can reliably supply electricity during peak-demand hours, the author writes.
Tesla’s Musk Says Solar Energy Storage will Grow Faster than Electric Cars
If so, it is a good time for Tesla to turn its attention to the energy business — encompassing solar and energy storage — that has for long taken a backseat to getting the electric vehicle assembly line in order.
Authorities look to control household rooftop solar power systems to stabilise the grid
The body that runs WA's main electricity market wants the ability to remotely dump excess solar power from households — cutting the bill rebates people receive — to safeguard the grid from surging levels of renewable energy and avoid rolling power cuts.
India Moving Towards Hybridised Power Utilities to Achieve Rural Growth
India's state-run power utilities or DISCOMs are badly in debt despite repeated bail-outs, and are failing in their mandate to deliver reliable, quality power to homes and businesses.
Better Grid Integration Beats Coal Plant Ramping to Reduce Wind, Solar Curtailment
Wind and solar curtailment is worst where these renewables are poorly integrated into the grid. The further their energy can reach the more regions they can service, thus minimising curtailment.
Grid-Interactive Buildings Solutions
According to U.S. figures, up to 80% of peak electricity demand comes from buildings. So designing them to be energy efficient, with their own generation (e.g. rooftop solar), storage, and load-flexibility.
ACWA Connects Sakaka Solar Plant to Saudi Arabia’s Electricity grid
ACWA Power has successfully connected the Sakaka Solar PV Plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to the national electricity grid.
Gold Fields Opens Australia’s Biggest Hybrid Renewable Microgrid at Agnew Mine Near Leinster
Gold Fields’ Agnew gold mine near Leinster is leading the charge for renewable energy, with the South-African based miner claiming bragging rights for Australia’s biggest hybrid renewable microgrid.
INNIO Signs Agreement With EGAT To Develop Advanced Microgrid Solutions In Thailand
INNIO announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to support the development of a microgrid demonstration at EGAT’s proposed zero-emissions energy excellence center in
Texas : Where Distributed Energy's Potential Exceeds Its Market Access
Distributed energy resources like rooftop solar and home batteries could save Texas billions of dollars a year.
After PG&E Blackout, California Homeowners Shift to Solar and Batteries
The Northern California blackouts this month, coming after years of increasingly destructive wildfires, showed millions of people how fragile their power grid could be.
European Investment Bank to Stop Financing Fossil Fuel Projects
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will end financing for fossil fuel energy projects from the end of 2021 in a move to aligning all its financing activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Microgrids Take Off Among Airport Operators
Pittsburgh’s airport will soon run entirely on a microgrid, part of a growing trend in a resiliency-obsessed industry.
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US Airport goes “Off-Grid” with Solar Hybrid Microgrid
Engie Energy To Deploy 300 Mini-grid Projects Across Nigeria By 2025
World's First 100% Solar-Plus-Storage-Only Community Grid
Quebec’s Lac-Mégantic Microgrid Inaugurated
Blockchain Crowdfunding Platform to Scale Solar, Mini-Grids in Sub-Saharan Africa
New Distributed Generation Hits Record in Argentina