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.

Estonia opens first solar-powered data centre

European telecommunications company Telia will be powering the Laagri center with solar power, marking Estonia's first-ever renewables powered data center.

Portugal’s EDP backs eight renewable projects across Africa

EDP has announced €500,000 in funding to help Africa to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy.

Valmet to supply a hot water plant to Göteborg Energi in...

The new boiler plant will replace two old boilers originally designed for oil and coal but converted to run on wood pellets.
What if consumers drove the energy transition?

What if consumers drove the energy transition?

What if consumers drove the energy transition? How much power could - and should - the consumer have? And what would they do with that power?

B&W SPIG wins retrofit deal for French waste-to-energy plant

SPIG has been awarded a contract by SUEZ RV Energie to upgrade an air-cooled condenser for its waste-to-energy plant at the FENIIX site in Rambervillers, France.

‘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.

Fortum and KPA Unicon unveil 49 MW biomass plant in Finland

The bio-heating boiler plant delivered for clean energy company Fortum to Espoo, Finland, has been officially handed over for commercial use.

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.

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...
Tanzania’s first windfarm is nearing completion thanks to funding via the UK government

UK cash boosts milestone Tanzania windfarm

Tanzania’s first windfarm is nearing completion thanks to funding via the UK government

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