Spain installed 55MW solar PV in 2016

Spain deployed 55MW of solar PV capacity in 2016, up marginally from 49MW the prior year, according to the Spanish solar association (UNEF).

Batteries are holding back the microgrid energy revolution in Africa

The complexities of combining batteries and solar microgrids are explained by Sam Duby, co-founder and director of research and development at mini-grid technologies company SteamaCo Ltd and project leader at TFE Consulting. TFE Consulting is a strategy consulting firm focusing on accelerating the energy transition in emerging markets and is active in Africa, India, Southeast Asia and Latin America.