Strategic Development

Strategic development includes all business news, policy announcements, investments, mergers and acquisitions and market developments related to the strategic development of decentralised energy, with a focus on renewable energy, mini and microgrids, as well as the strategic development of non-grid-tied electrification.

IRENA clean energy

An unparalleled opportunity in unprecedented times

A new report highlights how an acceleration of clean energy technologies can be built into the global COVID-19 recovery
rural electrification asia

Israeli innovators, Nokia, partner for rural electrification in Asia

Aquarius Engines has signed a partnership agreement with Nokia to provide minigrids in remote areas of the Philippines, and other Asian countries.
UK Virtual power plant

Raft of energy tech planned for UK smart hub virtual power...

The project includes several innovative energy start-ups contributing new technologies, and work is set to ramp up after the easing of Britain’s lockdown restrictions.
ENGIE

ENGIE wins contract in Hawaii’s largest renewables procurement initiative

Hawaiian Electric Company has selected a subsidiary of ENGIE for the installation of a 60 MW solar energy plant and a 240 MWh battery energy storage plan.
Citi

Citi unveils $1.5bn green bond to combat climate change

Citi has unveiled its first US dollar denominated green bond to finance environmental-friendly projects.

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.

Discussion recording: RTM – An introduction to real-time electricity markets

This virtual discussion deliberates discussions around the implementation framework of Real-Time Electricity Markets in India.
Swedish wind energy

Uzbekistan issues tender for 100 MW wind project

In Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Energy has announced the launch of a tender for the development of a 100MW wind power plant.
Grid technology

Ed’s Note: Spotlight on new tech

For some time the energy industry has focused on the challenge of how to manage the intermittency of renewables.

On-site power, energy storage play crucial roles at POWERGEN Intl 2020

POWERGEN International is strengthening bonds with the on-site power and energy storage industries, both of which will play crucial roles in the future of power generation.

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