In Africa — Mini & Microgrids Will Win, Floating Solar Power Arrives

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 10 May 2023 12:44:59 +0000

CleanTechnica-Solar-Panel-Farm-1-scaled watermarkAs Mark Turner wisely pointed out in the comments section under my last article for CleanTechnica about solar mini grids in Africa: “Distributed AND ubiquitous AND lowest-cost. Mini and micro-grids will win.” With this sort of power, African countries can reduce pollution, desalinate sea water, create jobs and hopefully get rid of fossil fueled vehicles. […]

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Jordan Startup Provides Life-Saving Electricity To Refugees

Credit to Author: Industry Sponsor| Date: Tue, 09 May 2023 13:00:21 +0000

NeuroTech recently won the 2023 Zayed Sustainability Prize for its smart energy management system that uses Al-based algorithms and blockchain-based transactions to deliver 24-hour electricity access.

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Energy Storage Can Help People With Disabilities Through Extreme Weather Events

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2023 18:15:45 +0000

During climate disasters and extreme weather events like hurricanes, wildfires, or winter storms, people with underlying health conditions and disabilities face global mortality rates that are four times higher than those without disabilities. Fortunately, solutions like energy storage and clean energy technologies can provide safe, reliable, and equitable power during severe weather conditions. People receiving […]

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First Smart Microgrid In Zimbabwe Installed At Shopping Center In Harare

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 21:20:26 +0000

A new smart microgrid at the 68 Ridgeway North shopping center in Harare is really a game-changer for the tenants in the complex. Charles Pickering was born in Kadoma, 149 kilometers southwest of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare. His family was farming in the area. He then moved to the United Kingdom in 1980 before coming back […]

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Eskom Gets Ready To Support The Growth Of The E-Mobility Sector In South Africa

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2023 17:05:09 +0000

EskomThe transition to electric mobility is a major opportunity for national power utility companies on the African continent. It’s a major opportunity to increase their revenues as EVs charge up on locally generated electricity. Countries will also benefit from reduced fossil fuel imports, saving them much needed foreign currency. It’s also a major opportunity for […]

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The Latest on Vanadium Batteries: Join Us for a Live Conversation!

Credit to Author: Danielle Garland| Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2023 14:30:28 +0000

You’ve heard the hype around vanadium batteries, so who wants to learn more about them? We sure do! CleanTechnica’s CEO, Zachary Shahan, will sit down with StorEn Technologies’ CEO, John Davis, on February 23 to discuss all things vanadium!  Here’s the registration link: We at CleanTechnica know that clean technology advances quickly, so one […]

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DOE & FEMA Release One-Year Progress Report on Joint Effort to Modernize Puerto Rico’s Grid With 100% Clean Energy

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2023 21:52:48 +0000

PR100 Update Provides Early Scenarios to Help Increase Renewable Energy Capabilities That Meet Electricity Demand, Improve Grid Reliability and Resilience, and Lower Energy Costs

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NeedEnergy Launches Its First Project As It Moves To Get Zimbabwe Closer To The Grid Edge

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2023 02:00:58 +0000

For the last couple of decades, Zimbabweans have been subjected to electricity rationing due to several reasons, such as frequent droughts affecting hydropower generation and regular breakdowns at the country’s aging coal power plants. This means most businesses operating in the commercial and industrial sector as well as in the mining and agricultural sectors generally […]

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