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Himalayan villages to receive life-changing solar mini-grid

Rural villages located in Mukteshwar, in the Himalaya, India, will be receiving an innovative solar mini-grid system to generate and store energy, thanks to a new project from Power Roll.
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Solar mini-grids will be critical to universal electrification

Solar mini-grids could play a critical role in providing electricity to the 789 million people worldwide who currently do not have access.

‘Mini-grids can electrify thousands of health centres in sub-Saharan Africa’

Exclusive interview with Aaron Leopold, CEO of the Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA). He is also part of the speaker line-up and advisory board member of Future Energy East Africa in September in Nairobi.

JUMEME’s solar mini-grids to power Tanzania’s COVID-19 efforts

JUMEME, a mini-grid operator in Tanzania co-funded by the European Commission, has launched a “COVID-19 Relief Program” to support the Tanzanian government...
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Solar mini-grids for rural electrification to double within three years

Over 3,000 mini-grids are expected to be built by end-2022 in Africa and Asia, according to a new report, Mini-grids for Village Electrification: Industry and African & Asian markets analysis – 2020 Edition, issued by Infinergia.

ENGIE delivers first-time electricity with Zambia mini-grid

ENGIE has inaugurated its first mini-grid in Zambia which will bring electricity for the first time to a village pf 1500 people.

Mini-grids more reliable than grid connections finds new African project

An R&D fund focused on testing business model innovations in sub-Saharan Africa’s mini-grid sector has launched this week. 

Rural mini-grid firm wins $20m in investment

A company aiming to boost its development of renewables-based mini-grids across Africa and Asia has received $20m in investment.

African mini-grid trade group launched

A new trade body has been launched in two African countries with the aim of promoting the development of mini-grids across the continent.

‘Utility in a box’ mini-grid set to launch in India

India this month is to see the launch of a prototype mini-grid system being termed a ‘utility in a box’.

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