UK International Development Secretary pledges aid for off-grid Kenya

UK Secretary of State for International Development, Alok Sharma, has visited an off-grid Kenyan household enjoying off-grid solar power designed by UK based Azuri...

Rolls-Royce merger to diversify battery storage options

Rolls-Royce will hold a 73.1 percent majority stake in Berlin-based electricity storage specialist Qinous GmbH from 15 January 2020. The Group is acquiring the...

Britain’s largest gas distribution network goes solar

Cadent, Britain’s largest gas distribution network, has blazed a green trail with the launch of its first-ever solar array. Located at an existing Cadent site...

India’s energy choices ‘will be critical for the planet’ says IEA...

India is becoming an increasingly influential driver of trends in the global power sector – and with its energy demand set to double by...

Onsite renewables vital for refugee camps says UN

A new report from the United Nations states that onsite renewables can cost-effectively supply refugee communities with low-cost, reliable electricity.

Survey finds 82% of firms have no outage contingency

Many companies are in danger of experiencing significant downtime during a power failure as a new report reveals that one quarter of UK energy decision makers do not have a contingency plan in place.

Nigeria micro-utility developer completes $20m financing

Nigerian energy company Rensource has completed a $20m equity financing round which will be used to expand the company’s footprint of micro-utilities across Nigeria, as well as invest in additional technology infrastructure.

First utility-scale gas engine plant unveiled in Papua New Guinea

The first utility-scale gas engine power plant in Papua New Guinea is now operational near the country’s capital Port Moresby.

Utilities urged to adapt now to reap energy transition rewards

A new report from Ernst & Young urges US utilities to act quickly “to secure a long-term, essential role as market facilitator and platform provider in the distribution system of the future”.

Hybrid genset-battery technology to cut emissions at UAE steel mill

Aggreko is to install a 24 MW off-grid gas and battery hybrid power solution at a steel mill in the United Arab Emirates to cut fuel costs and carbon emissions.

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