mini-grid

July 2, 2020
Governments should focus on mini-grids as a means to enabling access to reliable electricity for hundreds of millions of people that don’t yet have it and mini-grids using solar and batteries have matured as a technology class, but financing such projects remains problematic, a new report has found.
June 26, 2019
PV hybrid costs of US$0.20/kWh by 2030 would help install enough mini-grids to power half a billion people and close energy access gaps, says new report.
June 12, 2019
Funding of US$47 million will back the installation of stoves and others for over a million people in Kenya’s remote, electricity-deprived communities.
June 11, 2019
Siemens urges island to seize window of solid economics and add 1.8GW of PV and 920MW of battery storage by 2023, rebuilding grid ruined by storm Maria.
March 6, 2019
RP Global, an independent renewable energy developer and majority shareholder of JUMEME Rural Power Supply has commenced construction on the first phase of a solar-hybrid mini-grid project in Tanzania.
June 19, 2018
UK-based off-grid clean energy specialist BBOXX is partnering on projects in southern Africa with DC Go, a provider of affordable off-grid electrification.
June 7, 2018
UK-based off-grid renewables specialist BBOXX has signed a deal with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to bring clean power to 2.5 million citizens across the African country by 2020, via off-grid solar kits and mini-grids.
December 1, 2017
African safari lodges are increasingly taking up solar and storage options, not only to minimise environmental impacts of diesel generators, but also to improve power supply reliability, which can affect customer reviews for these holiday lodges.
November 29, 2017
Rooftop PV is the fastest growing renewable energy sub-segment in India, with individual system sizes increasing and the C&I sector maturing, but a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) predicts that India will still only reach 9.5GW out of its 40GW target by 2022.
November 13, 2017
India-based solar firm Azure Power is expanding into rural electrification via mini and micro grid development in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand.

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