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Solar to manufacture cool drinks and power the grid simultaneously

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa is expanding the solar power generation capacity of its manufacturing facilities. Seven out of 13 Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa’s (CCBSA) manufacturing facilities in the country now use solar power. The company’s target is to install solar power at 12 of these plants by the end of the year. CCBSA initiated a […]

MoU signed for exploration of energy storage projects in Morocco

African Entrepreneurs Living off the Grid are Relying on Cost-efficient Solar Fridges

‘ Keeping food fresh without refrigeration is near impossible in the scorching climate of sub-Saharan Africa. But it’s hard to power fridges in a region where almost 600 million people live off the grid. That’s where Brazil’s Youmma comes in. The company has developed a pay-as-you-go solar-powered fridge that is being snapped up by small […]

MoU signed for exploration of energy storage projects in Morocco

The solar fridge helping African entrepreneurs living off the grid

Keeping food fresh without refrigeration is near impossible in the scorching climate of sub-Saharan Africa. But it’s hard to power fridges in a region where almost 600 million people live off the grid. That’s where Brazil’s Youmma comes in. The company has developed a pay-as-you-go solar-powered fridge that is being snapped up by small business […]

MoU signed for exploration of energy storage projects in Morocco

Rooftop solar: W.A. sets new record low for grid demand, two other states set winter lows

The West Australia grid has set a new record low for minimum demand as rooftop solar continues to increase its share of generation, and the government announces it is reshaping solar export tariffs to encourage storage, electric vehicles and west facing solar panels. The new low was set on Sunday, just after noon local time, […]

Govt rooftops can generate 2,000 MW of solar power, say experts

Court Ruling Clears Way For Energy Storage On The Grid. Who Benefits?

The way has been cleared for energy storage projects by a federal appeals court. The July decision is a big win for independent, merchant battery companies and renewable energy proponents. Advanced battery technologies and decreasing battery costs have encouraged the development of utility-scale (really big) electricity storage stations on the grid. Tesla -3.8%TSLA and AES […]

New energy storage player: JinkoSolar releases batteries for both resi and large-scale markets

Enabling the grid of the future requires more than one energy storage technology in the toolkit

Ed Porter is the Business Development Director at Invinity Energy Systems, a provider of vanadium flow battery energy storage systems for commercial & industrial sites, grid network infrastructure projects and off-grid applications, either standalone or alongside renewable energy such as solar PV. Energy generation has never been a single technology market. Gas, coal, nuclear, hydro, […]

New energy storage player: JinkoSolar releases batteries for both resi and large-scale markets

Rooftop solar panel owners could be getting charged fees to sell energy back to the grid

Householders with rooftop solar panels and batteries have reacted with fury to proposals which could see them charged for exporting power to the electricity grid. Over the past decade, state governments have actively incentivised households to feed their solar into the grid, by offering generous feed-in tariff schemes. Most have now closed to new entrants. […]

Govt rooftops can generate 2,000 MW of solar power, say experts

Power demand dipped 26 GW as citizens switch off lights

The national power grid was prepared for the fall in demand and has been gradually scaling down thermal power generation in steps since 7.30 PM. In tandem power generation from gas-based and hydel generation units were being scaled up to maintain the balance. Kolkata: Almost 26 GW of demand dropped between 9:00 PM and 9:15 […]

Asia-Pacific’s RE capacity set for 58% growth over five years, directed by solar

Five new solar farms to be connected to the national grid

Solar farms across five provinces are being launched this year, according to the Ministry of Mine and Energy. In its annual report, the ministry stated five solar parks are having their construction works accelerated so they can be connected to the national grid as soon as possible. Together, the solar projects will boost the nation’s […]

Govt rooftops can generate 2,000 MW of solar power, say experts

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