Category: Distributed Energy Resources
Facebook, Microsoft Join in Launch of Sustainable Microgrid Investment Accelerator

Facebook, Microsoft Join in Launch of Sustainable Microgrid Investment Accelerator

Facebook and Microsoft are joining the growing ranks of leading high-tech industry players aiming to expand sustainable energy access and renewable energy microgrid deployment ...

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First Non-Recourse Project Financing for Utility “Behind the Meter” Battery Energy Storage

First Non-Recourse Project Financing for Utility “Behind the Meter” Battery Energy Storage

CIT has completed the first non-recourse project financing package for Macquarie Capital, which is working with Advanced Microgrid Solutions, to bring 50-MW of "behind the meter" ...

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Pioneering Ventura County Manufacturer Rides the Lithium-Ion Battery Wave

Pioneering Ventura County Manufacturer Rides the Lithium-Ion Battery Wave

With roots in film and television, SimpliPhi Power has acquired an enviable reputation as a developer and manufacturer of an expanding range of mobile and stationary Li-ion ...

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20-Plus Million Bangladeshis Now Have Access to Clean, Affordable Home Solar

20-Plus Million Bangladeshis Now Have Access to Clean, Affordable Home Solar

Driven primarily by rapid deployment of small-scale, off-grid home solar PV-energy storage systems, access to electricity in Bangladesh has risen from 47% to 80% since 2009.

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Episcopalian, Methodist Churches Plow $60MM into Developing World Off-Grid Solar

Episcopalian, Methodist Churches Plow $60MM into Developing World Off-Grid Solar

The Church Pension Fund and Wespath Benefits and Investments have invested $60 million ($30 million each) in Developing World Markets’ (DWM) landmark $60.8 million ORCA (Off-grid ...

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California Cleantech Startup Readies U.S. Launch of Blockchain-based EV/E-Mobility Digital Wallet

California Cleantech Startup Readies U.S. Launch of Blockchain-based EV/E-Mobility Digital Wallet

Oxygen Initiative and Germany's Innogy SE are adapting the Share&Charge e-mobility payments solution for use in the U.S., a bid that may spur uptake of EVs and hasten the ...

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Commissioning of Multi-Platform Solar-Storage Microgrid Under Way on Sardinia

Commissioning of Multi-Platform Solar-Storage Microgrid Under Way on Sardinia

Designed and built by Electro Power System and partner FZSoNick for Sardinia's water management agency, the hybidized microgrid integrates concentrating solar thermal and ...

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MTN, Lumos Global Expect to Empower 1 Million Nigerians with Launch of Mobile Electricity Service

MTN, Lumos Global Expect to Empower 1 Million Nigerians with Launch of Mobile Electricity Service

The advent of off-grid, mobile pay-go household solar energy systems is producing amazing results in a growing range of Sub-Saharan nations. The MTN-Lumos partnership serves as a ...

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USAID Adds Momentum to Sub-Saharan Off-Grid Solar with $4 Million of New SOGE Grant Awards

USAID Adds Momentum to Sub-Saharan Off-Grid Solar with $4 Million of New SOGE Grant Awards

USAID will award Scaling Off-Grid Energy Development Grand Challenge grants of up to $500,000 each to Sub-Saharan start-ups that demonstrate commercially promising innovations and ...

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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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