Category: Solar Energy News

Mobile Pay-Go Solar Leader Aims to Reach 850,000 Zambians by 2020

Mobile Pay-Go Solar Leader Aims to Reach 850,000 Zambians by 2020

The Embassy of Sweden and USAID are pitching in a homegrown mobile pay-go home solar startup Fenix International extends its partnership with MTN, the continent's largest telecoms ...

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Schneider Electric, WWF Install Solar-Storage Mini-Grids on Diminishing Islands in India’s Threatened Sundarbans

Schneider Electric, WWF Install Solar-Storage Mini-Grids on Diminishing Islands in India’s Threatened Sundarbans

The two multinational organizations are on the ground working with villagers and government to bring safe, reliable and affordable emissions-free, environmentally friendly to ...

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New Tesla Gigafactory Permits Reveal Plan to Build a Microgrid Lab

New Tesla Gigafactory Permits Reveal Plan to Build a Microgrid Lab

Tesla's Model 3 EV sdan is due to launch tomorrow, but solar PV energy storage and renewable/hybrid microgrids also loom large in Tesla's strategic plans as it continues to play a ...

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Spain’s TTA Builds Five 24/7 Solar-Wind Minigrids on Ghana’s Lake Volta Islands

Spain’s TTA Builds Five 24/7 Solar-Wind Minigrids on Ghana’s Lake Volta Islands

The initial five remote island renewable minigrids are enhancing lives and livelihoods as Ghana continues its drive to achieve universal electricity access by 2020.

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Solar DAO Closed-End Fund Aims to Blow Open Doors to Global Utility-Scale Project Investment

Solar DAO Closed-End Fund Aims to Blow Open Doors to Global Utility-Scale Project Investment

Israel-based Solar DAO intends to offer $80 million worth of Ethereum-based, profit-sharing Solar DAO tokens and invest the proceeds in large-scale solar power projects worldwide.

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Warburg Pincus Planning to Plow $75MM in Indian Rooftop/Residential Solar Developer

Warburg Pincus Planning to Plow $75MM in Indian Rooftop/Residential Solar Developer

International investment groups and multinational corporations are taking a growing interest in entrepreneurial startups capable of successfully navigating treacherous commercial ...

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Institute for Transformative Technologies Looks to Spur Rural Renewable Electrification

Institute for Transformative Technologies Looks to Spur Rural Renewable Electrification

Modular, scalable and cost-effective, ITT believes its "Utility-in-a-Box" is a sustainable rural solar energy solution that can bring safe, reliable and affordable emissions-free ...

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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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Enel Green Power Commissions World’s First, and Highest, 24×7 Solar-Hydrogen-Lithium Energy Storage Microgrid

Enel Green Power Commissions World’s First, and Highest, 24×7 Solar-Hydrogen-Lithium Energy Storage Microgrid

The 24x7 solar-plus-storage microgrid now up and running at the Cerro Pabellon geothermal power plant in Chile's high and dry (very, very dry) Antofagasta region marks a ...

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Australia’s “Sunshine State” Issues Solar Rooftop Public Housing Tenders

Australia’s “Sunshine State” Issues Solar Rooftop Public Housing Tenders

The Queensland Dept. of Housing and Public Works is soliciting "Expressions of Interest" from qualified solar energy design, engineering and installation companies to install ...

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