Category: Community Solar
Competition Heats Up in Kenya’s Off-Grid, Mobile Pay-Go Solar Market

Competition Heats Up in Kenya’s Off-Grid, Mobile Pay-Go Solar Market

An average 800 Kenyan households per day are signing up for d.light's new D30 off-grid solar home system.

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Solar Crowdfunding Non-Profit Wins DOE-SunShot “Solar in Your Community” Seed Funding

Solar Crowdfunding Non-Profit Wins DOE-SunShot “Solar in Your Community” Seed Funding

Innovative non-profit, community solar-focused RE-volv will use an initial $100,000 seed grant to further develop its plans to install solar PV systems for 10 local non-profits ...

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Solar-Storage Microgrids Coming to Remote WA Aboriginal Communities

Solar-Storage Microgrids Coming to Remote WA Aboriginal Communities

A solar-storage microgrid project undertaken by Energy Made Clean and Eastern Guruma Corp. will bring more reliable, efficient and affordable emissions-free power to two ...

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BTL, Wien Energie to Launch Pilot Blockchain Energy Trading Platform

BTL, Wien Energie to Launch Pilot Blockchain Energy Trading Platform

The project partners aim to demonstrate how BTL's Interbit can be used to streamline notoriously cumbersome energy/power industry transaction processing and book-keeping and ...

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Haiti Solar Micro-Utility Amps Up, 20x Expansion in Customer Base on Tap

Haiti Solar Micro-Utility Amps Up, 20x Expansion in Customer Base on Tap

The first to be awarded funding from ElectriFi, pioneering renewable energy micro-utiliy Sigora International aims to expand the customer base of its pilot, community solar ...

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Nigeria Bank of Industry Pumps Up Mobile Pay-Go, Solar Microgrid Financing

Nigeria Bank of Industry Pumps Up Mobile Pay-Go, Solar Microgrid Financing

A solar energy revolution is building momentum in Nigeria as BoI joins with multilateral development agencies, wirless network operators, local entrepreneurs and rural residents ...

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World’s First Open Microgrid Lets Commercial Zones Co-Invest and Optimize Energy Resources

World’s First Open Microgrid Lets Commercial Zones Co-Invest and Optimize Energy Resources

Two new pilot projects, dubbed 'E-Cloud' seek to develop and optimize open microgrids in Belgium's industrial zones. E-cloud is funded by the local Wallonia government.  The ...

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Off-Grid Solar Start-ups Pierce the ¨Heart of Darkness¨

Off-Grid Solar Start-ups Pierce the ¨Heart of Darkness¨

Expanding in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, an innovative off-grid solar energy start-up conceived at Colorado State University aims to leverage mobile micropayments to ...

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LO3 Energy Takes Blockchain Microgrid Energy Trading Platform Down Under

LO3 Energy Takes Blockchain Microgrid Energy Trading Platform Down Under

Brooklyn, NY-based LO3 Energy is leveraging initial demo installations in the U.S. in a bid to expand globally. Management on Nov. 3 announced it has established itself in Byron ...

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New York’s Solarize Campaign Harnessing Collective Buying Power For Shared Solar Gardens

New York’s Solarize Campaign Harnessing Collective Buying Power For Shared Solar Gardens

Governor Andrew M. Cumoo on February 19 announced 900 solar projects are in progress across 26 community Solarize campaigns. ...

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