On Site Renewables

News and features about the projects and technologies shaping the decentralized on-site renewable sector, including how commercial and industrial facilities are using windpower and solar for power generation.

New JV for rural stand-alone power systems in Western Australia

Western Australia's Horizon Power and Ampcontrol have launched Boundary Power as a JV for deployment of stand-alone power systems

Cleantech Solar delivers three new PV projects in Malaysia and Thailand

Cleantech Solar has commissioned three rooftop solar PV systems at AkzoNobel sites in Malaysia and Thailand.
Hawaii

Rooftop solar booming in Hawaii as utility launches ‘Quick Connect’

Hawaiian Electric has announced that rooftop solar installations increased by 55% in 2020 despite the global pandemic.
B2Gold's Fekola Mine in Mali

Power projects making a difference lauded in Mining Elites in Africa

“Not only focusing on the bottom line but also incorporating softer, strategic goals clearly paid off,” says Laura-Jane Cornish, Editor-in-Chief of Mining Review Africa.
Why mines are increasingly adopting renewable energy - Africa Mining Forum

Why mines are increasingly adopting renewable energy

A recent Africa Mining Forum explored why the mining industry is following a global trend of installing renewable energy onsite.

Aggreko to deliver hybrid power system for high altitude Chile mine

A 25.9MW hybrid solar-diesel system is to be delivered by Aggreko to power a new Gold Fields gold mine high in the Chilean Andes.
microgrid

Rural India receives 100 microgrids in ten months

TP Renewable Microgrid reported the commissioning of its 100th microgrid in rural India in November 2020, coinciding with its first anniversary.

Solar trading platform wins vital investment to fight energy poverty

EIT InnoEnergy has awarded a €100,000 cash prize plus a €300,000 investment to support the expansion of SOLshare’s pioneering peer-to-peer solar trading platform.
Clean energy flexibility project rolls out on Orkney

Clean energy flexibility project rolls out on Orkney

Energy storage batteries, electric vehicles, smart chargers and smart meters are being made available to residents and businesses.

Designing tariffs for integrating microgrid services

As part of the D-TECH Plus series, Jennifer Runyon had a conversation with a panel of experts concerning appropriate tariff structures for the integration of microgrids.

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