The grid of 2030 will span vast areas, be highly automated and require a huge amount of storage as it seeks to connect terawatts of renewable capacity. Sean Rai-Roche speaks to experts about our future infrastructure needs.
A reduction in deployment costs combined with technology gains mean solar-plus-storage is an increasingly attractive option for off-grid mining operations looking to cut emissions. Jules Scully looks at successful case studies and the opportunity ahead.
More than half of the 4 million solar products sold by member companies in the Global Off-grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) in the second half of 2015 were in Sub-Saharan Africa, the association has reported.