COVID-19 emergency support package to electrify health centres in Africa

An emergency relief fund to provide healthcare organisations on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa with reliable power has been awarded to a solar home system provider, Lumos.

EU in $4m bid to unlock cogeneration renewables potential

A four-year €4m ($4.5m) EU research project has been launched to design a small-scale cogeneration engine using biomass to produce heat and electricity – a move that the project developers believe could unlock mainstream renewables in the heating and cooling sector.

Iberdrola uses blockchain technology to guarantee renewable energy supply

Spain-based utility Iberdrola has completed a project it says will contribute to accelerating the decarbonization process by using blockchain technology to guarantee that the energy supplied to the consumer is 100% renewable.

IN DEPTH: Battery modelling for energy storage

Battery modelling can play a crucial role in identifying the optimum level of energy storage for a project

Flexitricity hires Maitland ahead of supply launch

UK demand management company Flexitricity has appointed a new head of supply as it prepares to launch a commercial energy supply offering.

Siemens to build microgrid in Finland

Lempäälän Energia has awarded Siemens a contract to develop a self-sufficient smart grid system in the industrial area of Marjamäki, Finland, in order to provide a cost-effective and environmentally friendly energy system.

ABB Australian microgrid set to balance renewables

ABB is to supply a 30 MW battery storage microgrid solution to an area in Australia which has a high penetration of renewables into the grid.

Solar PV-fuel cell-microturbine-storage microgrid unveiled in US

A new microgrid featuring multiple energy resources has been unveiled this week at the Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve in the US state of Wisconsin.

UK energy centre gets loadbank for microgrid testing

Loadbank manufacturer Crestchic has supplied a 300 kVA restive/reactive loadbank to the UK's University of Chester.

Sterling & Wilson to build large scale battery storage in west...

Indian EPC firm Sterling and Wilson has won its first large-scale hybrid and energy storage turnkey EPC contract order in Western Africa.

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