A massive solar carport has been completed in the Netherlands countryside, where it will be used to power an annual three-day music and camping festival.
Russia's actions underscore the value of microgrids – energy under control of local community, government, business or even household. Not from a distant source that can be cut off.
NSW distribution network company gets funding to fast-track its first community microgrid, a $4.8 million renewables based power system to power two coastal communities during grid outages.
Car dealerships need to upgrade their electrical infrastructure – and fast – given more than half their sales will be coming from electric vehicles before the decade is out.
The devastating floods have cut off power for tens of thousands of people across New South Wales and Queensland. But this doesn’t have to keep happening.
Plans to power Queensland’s World Heritage-listed Daintree region with a solar to hydrogen gas-based microgrid to go ahead, after federal government awards $18.75m contract.
Off-grid "regenerative tourism" resort the size of Belgium being developed on the Saudi coast will include a 340MW solar plant and a huge 1.2GWh battery energy storage system.
SAPS that bypass the grid to supply mostly renewable energy to individuals or communities have been cleared for wide-spread installation.
One of the smallest towns in Puerto Rico, accustomed to daily power outages, competed against 12 municipalities for a solar plus storage microgrid – and won.
EDL flips switch on 11.4MW Jabiru Hybrid Renewable Project, which uses up to 100% solar during the day, and battery and diesel at night.
Researchers develop intelligent solar backup system powered by artificial intelligence to support sub-Saharan Africa’s utility grids.
Western Australian mining operation will boost its solar and storage capacity to allow it to run entirely with on-site renewables for up to nine hours a day.
After a busy year for microgrids in 2021, here is a list of the top 22 projects to watch in the coming year – including one from the tiny town of Heyfield in Australia.
Horizon Power has installed another 19 stand-alone solar and battery power systems for its regional customers, including commercial farmers, with another 26 to follow by March.
Zero carbon microgrid development in UK aims deliver an energy positive neighborhood that will generate more power than it consumes and save residents up to 30% on energy bills.
New home battery storage offering from Panasonic suggests it expects US households to install bigger and bigger solar systems and aim for more and more independence from the grid.