Category: Microgrid Markets
India’s Simpa Networks Launches Off-Grid, Pay-Go Home Solar-Satellite TV Service Bundle

India’s Simpa Networks Launches Off-Grid, Pay-Go Home Solar-Satellite TV Service Bundle

Indian mobile PAYG off-grid home solar provider Simpa Networks announced the launch of Magic TV, the country’s first solar-powered pay-as-you-go satellite TV solution.

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Microgrids without Subsidy? Check Out the C&I Market

Microgrids without Subsidy? Check Out the C&I Market

Microgrids often need some form of policy support. This is especially so for microgrids that are deployed for a public purpose, such as community resilience. Because utility ...

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San Francisco, Los Angeles Outages Highlight Growing Risks, Rising Costs of Aging Power Infrastructure

San Francisco, Los Angeles Outages Highlight Growing Risks, Rising Costs of Aging Power Infrastructure

The threats and costs associated with aging power grid infrastructure are rising, challenges that can be met by emerging "Microgrid 2.0" technology and systems, according to ...

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Public-Private Partnership Results in Low-Carbon Community Microgrid for Blue Lake Rancheria Native American Tribe

Public-Private Partnership Results in Low-Carbon Community Microgrid for Blue Lake Rancheria Native American Tribe

Joining with the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe, Siemens, REC Solar, Tesla, the Idaho National Laboratory and Humboldt State Uiversity launched a solar PV-battery energy storage ...

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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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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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VizN to Build Solar-Flow Battery Microgrid at Luxury Nicaraguan Residential Resort

VizN to Build Solar-Flow Battery Microgrid at Luxury Nicaraguan Residential Resort

The 200kW/800kWh zinc-iron flow battery will be linked with an 800kWp PV solar array to provide multiple energy services at the Ranco Santana luxury residential/vacation resort on ...

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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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