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Sony CSL Launches Open-Source Microgrid Project to Automate P2P Power Distribution
Myanmar’s Largest Mini-Grid Unveiled
Mandalay Yoma Energy on Tuesday launched Myanmar’s biggest solar mini-grid for rural areas in Magway Region on Tuesday.
Mt Athos Mini-Grid Shows Greece the Way Forward
Mt Athos, in Greece is a peninsula home to a unique center of Eastern Christian Orthodox monasticism. The peak hosts 20 monasteries – 17 of them Greek plus one Russian, one Serbian and another Bulgarian – as well as around 2,000 monks.
Africa Green Tec Installs Containerised Solar Mini Grid in Dalakana
The German start-up Africa Green Tec has recently inaugurated a containerised solar mini-grid in the village of Dalakana, in the Kati circle of Mali. It is the 20th containerised solar power plant installed by the start-up Africa Green Tec in Mali.
Decentralized Renewable Energy can Drive Modern Electricity System in India
Electricity systems across the globe are undergoing a paradigm shift towards decentralization. This shift is being brought about by technological disruptions, coupled with innovations in business models.
Microgrids are a Power System for the 21st Century
A rapidly growing climate crisis demands that we all examine the way we live and work. Nowhere is that imperative more evident than in the recent wildfires that have ravaged huge swaths of California.
Future will not be Driven by Mega-Projects, but Decentralized Energy Systems
As the election stirred up all kinds of polarized opinions on energy — about pipelines, greenhouse emissions and more — Monica Gattinger wondered: What if we’re asking the wrong questions?
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.
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Microgrid Partnership Sealed to Grow Sector
Nigeria Electrification Project Energises Another Community
TOGO: 129 Localities Soon to be Electrified Via Mini-Grids