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Housing project delivers template for microgrid success

A housing project in Maryland in the US is demonstrating how utilities can engage with their customers to get the maximum value from microgrid projects.

PG&E tests Mainspring’s ‘linear generator’ in Napa microgrid

The linear generator utilising natural gas and directed renewable biogas is designed to displace diesel in mobile generation applications.

Village school in Malawi receives solar+storage micro-grid

The Chamalire village school in Malawi now has an electricity supply thanks to a project implemented by the Zikomo Africa NGO.

Innovative financing secures 28 new minigrids in Nigeria

A developer has secured financing to establish 28 distributed renewable energy systems with the aim to connect 55,000 people to electricity in rural areas.

CHP plant in South Korea selects Bloom Energy fuel cells

Bloom Energy will install the first-ever solid oxide fuel cell technology in a planned combined heat and power (CHP) plant to be built in South Korea.
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Africa’s off-grid solar market blocked by investment challenges – EIB

With the lack of funding hindering the rollout of off-grid solar projects to address energy poverty in Africa, EIB highlights how this can be addressed.

EDP funds ease energy poverty in five African countries

EDP is investing €500,000 for the development of solar energy projects to help address energy poverty in Africa.

The Open scores hole-in-one with renewable microgrid solution

Aggreko has partnered with R&A to deliver a renewable power solution for the 149th Open Championship at the Royal St George's Golf Club in Sandwich, England.

Maldives islands receive 26 hybrid connected microgrids

The aim of the project was to improve energy generation on the islands and reduce reliance on imported diesel.

Democratic Republic of Congo: Investment hotspot for off-grid solar

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) offers a compelling opportunity for investment in off-grid solar, a new market review signals.