Himalayan villages to receive life-changing solar mini-grid

Rural villages located in Mukteshwar, in India’s Himalaya region, are to get an innovative solar mini-grid system to generate and store energy. Power Roll, a developer...

Solar-powered heroin production shows the shady side of solar

A news story along the lines of ‘things that make you go hmmmm.’ Farmers in Afghanistan are turning to solar powered water pumps to boost production...
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Top headlines of global microgrid news

The new edition of our “Top 5 Microgrid News” features microgrids on islands, at office and university buildings as well as small communities. This...

DC Court upholds major FERC storage order, should lead to massive new battery markets...

This morning, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit upheld a major federal rule (FERC Order 841) that should lead to significantly expanded battery storage use in wholesale markets across America.

Solar mini-grids could be pivotal in electricity access to 111 million households

More than 5,000 mini-grids are already installed in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and small island nations, with some in Latin America Mini-grids could play a critical role...

Energy storage deals with impacts from COVID-19

A quarter of energy storage companies expect to reduce their workforces due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while more than half are anticipating a...

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