Off-grid Power News

  • Great Response to EU PVSEC 2017 Call For Papers

    Over 1250 abstracts have been received for the Call for Papers of the 33rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 25 - 29 September 2017. Arno Smets, General Chairman of the upcoming EU PVSEC 2017 commented, “I am very happy with the large number of abstracts submitted. The submissions demonstrate that the ...


    By WIP - Renewable Energies

  • DNV GL Introduces Power Cybernetics

    New software-driven power electronics, which are quickly becoming the norm in the electricity system, are currently not always adequately tested by the electricity industry. This leads to an increased risk of failures in the power network, according to a new position paper from global technical consultancy DNV GL. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Gamesa Finalizes Development Of Off-grid System Prototype

    November 10, 2016 -- Gamesa has achieved a new milestone in the development of its off-grid technology with the installation and start-up of a lithium battery for energy storage at the company's prototype in La Muela (Aragon). Gamesa's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Conference to Examine Microgrids for Energy Resiliency and Off-Grid / On-Grid Applications

    Global microgrid capacity is expected to grow from 1.4 GW in 2015 to 7.6 GW in 2024 under a base scenario, according to Navigant Research.* The drivers behind this growth range from the need for greater grid reliability and resiliency, to the integration of more renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Eltek brings solar power to the Artic

    In the land of eternal winter Eltek has turned a telco site hybrid to lower operator cost and ease the impact of a fragile environment. One would think that the Arctic would not be the most economic place to install a solar hybrid system. However, considering the difficult access for diesel refill, which is by helicopter only, and the long hours of sun in the summer, Eltek has made it pay off. ...


    By Eltek AS

  • AWS Truepower Delivers Solutions to CAISO for Integration of Solar into Grid Operations

    AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in wind and solar energy consulting and engineering services, has delivered on a U.S. Department of Energy SunShot funded project awarded in 2013 worth $799,970 to help California Independent System Operator (CAISO) more reliably incorporate solar energy into its system. AWS Truepower, along with project team members Pacific Northwest National ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Lightsource Appoints Two Top Multi-National Firms to Drive Solar Private Wire Programme

    Lightsource Renewable Energy, Europe’s largest solar energy company, has appointed two prestigious multi-national companies to drive the firm’s solar private wire programme growth strategy. Global real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield and multi-national professional services business Deloitte will provide real estate and commercial advisory support for the roll-out of ...

  • A Solar Battery Storage Revolution

    SolaX are pleased to announce the imminent launch of the new X-Hybrid 3-phase solar battery storage inverter, it is the latest incarnation of the market leading range of hybrid inverters, offering a flexible and scalable for both domestic and commercial properties. The three phase series includes inverters ranging in size from 5-10KW, also with the ability to install multiple inverters in ...


    By SolaX Power Europe

  • New 200W mobile solar power system - SAIAM POWER

    SAIAM POWER, a specialized supplier for small scale renewables (wind + solar) recommens you our 200W mobile solar power system, which is one innovative and practical product for a lot of different small off-grid applications. ...

  • Off-Grid Energy – A Three Billion-Dollar Market Opportunity For Investors

    By 2020, the sales of off-grid solar products in emerging markets are expected to reach $3.1 billion, providing access to improved energy for 99 million households with no access to the grid, according to a new report released by the World Bank Group and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), in collaboration with the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA). The report, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Isabela, Philippines goes solar

    Four (4) Power facilities with a total capacity of 375.0 MW Solar PV Power will soon be operational in Isabela Province, Philippines. This was the announcement of Ruth P Briones, Chair and CEO of Greenergy Solutions Inc. as she disclosed the approval by the Department of Energy (DOE) of Service Contracts of two (2) Solar Projects located in Santa Maria and Cordon, both in Isabela ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Carmanah Technologies display solar aviation lights at Accra Summit

    Emergency nighttime medical evacuations are suddenly possible – saving lives. Passenger flight times can extend safely past dusk and transport of goods, in and out of a community, can happen over extended hours. The positive impact of longer operating hours filters into the community beyond the immediate airport and the addition of lights greatly improves operational safety – a fact ...

  • Powerful replacement in works for climate-modeling computer

    One of the most powerful computers in the world dedicated to climate change, weather and other earth science research will be replaced in 2017 by an even faster machine, officials announced Monday. The Yellowstone supercomputer in Wyoming currently ranks among the 60 fastest in the world. The new supercomputer, to be named Cheyenne, will be at least 2 1/2 times more powerful, the National Center ...


    By Associated Press

  • Finalists announced in West African Power Industry Awards

    Some of the West African region’s most successful power professionals and innovative projects are finalists in the West African Power Industry Awards that will take place on Tuesday 24 November in Lagos. Oladele Amoda, the MD and CEO of Eko Electricity Distribution and Joseph Makoju, Honorary  Advisor for the Dangote Group ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Finalists announced in West African Power Industry Awards

    Some of the West African region’s most successful power professionals and innovative projects are finalists in the West African Power Industry Awards that will take place on Tuesday 24 November in Lagos. Oladele Amoda, the MD and CEO of Eko Electricity Distribution and Joseph Makoju, Honorary Advisor for the Dangote Group have both made the shortlist for the Lifetime Achievement Regional ...

  • “Little Box Challenge” Inverters Arrive at NREL

    Today, 18 finalist teams for the Little Box Challenge, presented by Google and the IEEE Power Electronics Society, converged at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to have ...

  • Secretary of Energy Moniz Cuts Ribbon, Kicks Off Solar Decathlon 2015

    Collegiate teams involving hundreds of students from around the world have assembled at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif., to showcase their highly energy-efficient, solar-powered houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015. Today’s opening ceremony, headlined by U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz, kicked off the highly anticipated biennial competition ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Solar Panels New Jersey to Make a Significant Difference In Grid Power Consumption

    Increasing use of solar energy panels and large number of solar panels NJ, New Jersey, companies which have turned up with cost-effective solar panel solutions which work best for individual requirements and budget, is a remarkable initiative. Solar panels use clean and pure energy directly from the sun. Thus, on installing such panels, it becomes easier to combat greenhouse gas emissions and ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Decorative Solar Lights for the Community Congregational Church of Benicia, CA!

    Not wanting traditional, "commercial" parking lot lights but rather something more decorative, and at the same time having to adhere to strict city height requirements, The Community Congregational Church of Benicia, CA contacted Greenshine New Energy to provide a solar lighting solution for their large parking lot. Completely off grid, this solar lighting solution is the perfect choice when ...


    By ReInvent LED

  • Tata Green Inverter Batteries

    Buying inverter batteries is a tiring and time consuming task. This is so because of the fact that you have to compare several batteries and several stores before finalizing the right one. This results in wastage of time and additional costs (in going to the store). Most of us live a very busy life these days and finding time for tasks like these is verydifficult. Selecting the right inverter ...


    By BatteryBhai.com

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