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Hybridized Maldives Microgrid Exceeds Expectations, Diesel Cuts 50 Percent Greater than Projected

Hybridized Maldives Microgrid Exceeds Expectations, Diesel Cuts 50 Percent Greater than Projected

Two hybridized solar PV-energy storage microgrids commissioned by Electro Power Systems (EPS) are up and running in the Maldives, part and parcel of efforts to reduce local ...

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Off-Grid Solar-Storage Program Just Scratches the Surface of Navajo Nation Sustainable Energy Potential

Off-Grid Solar-Storage Program Just Scratches the Surface of Navajo Nation Sustainable Energy Potential

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority has installed small-scale home solar PV-energy storage systems in 20,000 homes and counting. The sustainable energy drive just scratches the ...

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Denver Solar-Storage Microgrid to Deliver Multiple Service Streams, Benefits Today

Denver Solar-Storage Microgrid to Deliver Multiple Service Streams, Benefits Today

Project partners Panasonic, Xcel Energy and Younicos lay out the stream of benefits expected from Peña Station NEXT, a 382-acre, sustainabie transit-oriented “multi-stakeholder ...

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Nigeria Launches National Off-Grid Pay-Go Solar Homes Initiative

Nigeria Launches National Off-Grid Pay-Go Solar Homes Initiative

20,000 households are expected to benefit by having off-grid, mobile pay-go solar energy systems installed over the next 12 months in the initial phase of Nigeria's Solar Home ...

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Solarplaza Shines Light on Blockchain Green Energy Prospects

Solarplaza Shines Light on Blockchain Green Energy Prospects

Amidst growing experimentation, a mix of factors leads energy industry pros to believe Africa has is fertile ground for applying blockchain in the power-energy sectors.

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New Secretary of Defense James Mattis Supports Solar Military Microgrids To ‘Remove Tether of Fuel’

New Secretary of Defense James Mattis Supports Solar Military Microgrids To ‘Remove Tether of Fuel’

As Coalition Forces stormed Baghdad in 2003, the commanders knew they had a significant Achilles heel. They didn't know how long they had to defeat Saddam's regime before the ...

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Solar PV, Renewable Microgrids Stand Out in 2017 IRENA/ADFD Joint Facility Awards

Solar PV, Renewable Microgrids Stand Out in 2017 IRENA/ADFD Joint Facility Awards

Four renewable energy projects in Africa and the Pacific region will receive $44.5 million in IRENA-ADFD Joint Facility loans that come with low interest rates and other favorable ...

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Off-Grid Solar Hits the Ground Running in Rural Nicaragua, Panama

Off-Grid Solar Hits the Ground Running in Rural Nicaragua, Panama

A chance meeting the clean energy and water poverty he witnessed during his travels across Nicaragua and Panama led Marc Henrich to create Solubrite. Now the solar-social ...

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Tesla-SolarCity Swoops In On Nascent Island Microgrid Market

Tesla-SolarCity Swoops In On Nascent Island Microgrid Market

Successive news announcements makes it clear that Tesla-SolarCity has had its eyes on island solar-storage microgrids for quite some time.

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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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