Category: Solar Energy News
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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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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Ugandan Off-Grid Solar, Low-Cost Internet Access Poised for a Growth Spurt

Ugandan Off-Grid Solar, Low-Cost Internet Access Poised for a Growth Spurt

Uganda's national off-grid solar and renewable power iniative brightens prospects for the economy, society and the environment. Entrepreneurial African solar start-ups are keen to ...

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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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