Solar Grids News

In this category, you can find all the news related to utility-interactive PV plants. Solar installations can be classified into three following types: on-grid, off-grid and hybrid systems with battery storage. Grid-feed PV modules generate power during sunny weather and supply it into electric grid, so you can access this backup power when needed.

San Diego’s Virtual Power Plant: Rescuing the Grid During Peak Demand
SDG&E is using advanced technology to pilot a virtual power plant (VPP) to reduce energy demand in San Diego and put electricity back on the grid during peak hours. Learn how the VPP is connected to customer-owned smart thermostats, rooftop solar, energy storage, and more.
Aug 29, 2023 // Plants, Grids, VPP, virtual power plant, SDG&E
Perovskite Power Station Transforms Rural Economy
Microquanta recently completed construction of 260 kW Perovskite-based PV Power Station in Qujiang district, Quzhou City, with components certified by domestic and foreign CQC and VDE. Special low-damage, high-resistance packaging was provided to withstand harsh environmental conditions. The Power Station is expected to help rural revitalization and promote perovskite applications.
Aug 14, 2023 // Plants, Grids, perovskite, Microquanta, Quzhou
CNOOC Connects Grazing Animals to 40MW Solar Grid
CNOOC has connected to the grid its 40-MW onshore PV project located in the city of Hezuo, China. This unique project follows an "Animal Husbandry-solar Complementary Project" model, with a 6-MW/12-MWh energy storage system and racks to allow animal grazing. It is helping CNOOC achieve its green and low-carbon transition goals and supporting local development.
Jul 6, 2023 // Plants, Grids, China, Asia, PV Power Plant, CNOOC
Solgrid, Soltech Partner for 300 MW Solar in Sweden
Soltech and Solgrid have entered a partnership to develop and operate 300 MW of ground-mount solar projects in Southern Sweden. Solgrid is investing SEK 2 billion with potential orders of SEK 1 billion for project development. Applications are submitted and construction is expected in 3-4 years.
Jun 20, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Sweden, Europe, Solgrid, Soltech
385 MW Solar Plant Comes to Montenegro
Montenegro's CGES and MEnergy agree to connect 385MW solar power plant to the grid, with gov't support to grow solar energy. Tax incentives and network investments of EUR 195 million further the cause
Jun 14, 2023 // Plants, Grids, Europe, PV Power Plant, Montenegro, CGES, MEnergy
Ikea store in Adelaide hosts Australia's largest commercial microgrid
Australia's biggest grid-connected industrial microgrid has been commissioned at the Ikea store in Adelaide, it was announced recently.
May 29, 2023 // Grids, Australia, Oceania, ikea
Repsol, Ibereólica Chilean PV project powers up
First phase of Elena solar site currently has 76.8 MW of set up capacity yet will encompass 595MW as soon as complete
May 24, 2023 // Plants, Grids, Chile, South america, repsol, PV Power Plant, Ibereólica
Dubai commissions further 200 MW of flagship solar project
Dubai Electricity and also Water Authority (DEWA) has actually connected to the grid a more 200 MW of the 5th phase of the 5-GW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park ahead of schedule.
May 2, 2023 // Plants, Grids, Dubai, Solar Project
Solar Power Lights up 11 Remote Tripura State Rifle Camps
A pilot project bordering solar microgrids is likewise in the works as well as it will certainly benefit 7,000 villagers. Found in a remote area, the Tripura State Rifle camps has actually been lit up with solar power.
Apr 20, 2023 // Plants, Grids, Floating solar, Tripura, ground mounted solar, Solar Microgrids, solar powered pumps, Tripura MoU with NTPC
Gogoro's battery-swapping stations in Taiwan are currently virtual power plants
Taiwanese two-wheeler battery exchanging company Gogoro has a strategy to offer power back to Taiwan's electrical grid and also earn money while doing it.
Apr 19, 2023 // Storage, Grids, Taiwan, VPP, Gogoro
Nuru Seeks $300 Million for Mini-Grids in Power-Starved Congo
Series B round to raise $60 million, Series C $90 million Company is backed by UK Agency REPP, IFC and Proparco
Apr 5, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Africa, Nuru, Congo
United state Gain includes solar microgrid to Wisconsin dairy digester
United States alternative fuel and also renewable resource developer united state Gain has actually upgraded its Dallmann East River Dairy digester with a solar microgrid which is anticipated to create 1.9 GWh a year to power the day-to-day operations of the center.
Mar 24, 2023 // Plants, Grids, USA, North America, U.S. Gain, solar microgrid
Solar + storage microgrid will support rice processing facility in Arkansas
Farmer co-op Producers Rice Mill will quickly hold a solar + storage microgrid developed by Scenic Hill Solar as well as constructed by CS Energy as well as KORE Power at its processing facility in Stuttgart. The project is the biggest business solar project in Arkansas.
Mar 22, 2023 // Plants, Storage, Grids, USA, North America, microgrid, Arkansas
Statkraft Starts Supply to UK Greener Grid Park
Renewable resource firm Statkraft has exposed that Lister Drive Greener Grid Park in Liverpool has actually been set right into procedure and started to power up the nationwide grid.
Mar 9, 2023 // Storage, Grids, ABB, Statkraft, ESO, Greener Grid Park, Greener Grid Parks by Statkraft, Lister Drive Greener Grid Park, renewable energy infrastructure, Substations, UK National Grid
In US, An Aerospace Manufacturing Hub Powered By Solar Micro Grid
Jackson County, West Virginia in the United States saw the top executives of 3 business on Saturday break ground on a project on more than 2,000 acres of land. BHE Renewables, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy organization, is establishing the home into a first-of-its-kind solar energy microgrid-powered industrial site.
Mar 6, 2023 // Plants, Grids, USA, North America, West Virginia, Inflation Reduction Act, BHE Renewables, Precision Castparts Corp., Aerospace hub, jackson county, solar micro-grid, titanium metals corporation