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.

Cambodia, ADB's solar collaboration connects first 60 MW to the grid
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced today that the initial 60 MW of the 100-MW solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) partnership with Cambodia's state-owned utility Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) were connected to the grid.
Nov 15, 2022 // Grids, ADB, Asia, Cambodia
Germany connects 1 GW of wind, solar to the grid in Sept
Germany turned on 273.13 MW of onshore wind, 99 MW of turbines at sea and 691.27 MW of new solar capacity in September, the Federal Network Agency said on Monday.
Oct 31, 2022 // Plants, Grids, Germany, Europe
Hungary's power grid can not fit any more solar capacity
Up until Hungary gets access to European funds for grid upgrades, any type of brand-new solar power plants and also small roof systems can only be utilized for own intake. The domestic PV sector is requiring exemptions for locations where the network can absorb more capacity.
Oct 20, 2022 // Grids, Rooftop PV, Solar Panels, Hungary, Europe, rooftop solar, Solar Power, transmission, renewable energy sources, Power Grid, prosumers, rooftop photovoltaic
World Bank advises acceleration of solar mini grids to power 490m people by 2030
Solar mini grids can power almost half a billion individuals by 2030 yet to attain this action is needed to increase their implementation, the World Bank stated on Tuesday.
Sep 28, 2022 // Grids, world bank, Riccardo Puliti
WEnergy team to spend USD 18m in solar microgrids in Philippines
A consortium led by Singaporean renewables infrastructure programmer WEnergy Global Pte Ltd (WEG) has actually won an agreement in a tender to construct 16 microgrids with solar energy elements in the Philippine district of Palawan.
Sep 13, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Asia, Philippines, WEnergy
MISO's newly approved transmission line buildout 'to support 53GW of renewables'
The board of directors of the US Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) has approved a US$ 10.3 billion portfolio of 18 transmission projects as part of efforts to integrate new generation resources and also raise resiliency despite serious weather occasions.
Jul 27, 2022 // Grids, USA, grid, North America, miso, transmission line, Clean Grid Alliance, extreme weather
Netherlands grid operators making use of batteries to soothe bottlenecks
Grid operators in the Netherlands are trialling the capacity of large battery storage to soothe bottlenecks in the grid.
Jul 12, 2022 // Storage, Grids, Europe, solar-plus-storage, Netherlands, investment, colocation, renewables integration
Bboxx, Orange launch solar mini-grid project in the DRC under anchor business community model
Off-grid pay-as-you-go solar provider Bboxx has actually partnered with telecommunications business Orange to introduce a new solar mini-grid project to assist speed up clean energy gain access to for households across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Jul 4, 2022 // Plants, Grids, bboxx, Orange, mini-grid, sub saharan africa, anchor business community, telecoms
FERC proposes interconnection reforms to speed up renewables deployment
Solar and energy storage space deployment in the US could be increased under new proposals from the country's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) aimed at resolving substantial stockpiles in interconnection queues.
Jun 20, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, ENERGY STORAGE, FERC, interconnection, co-location
Australia commits to greater 2030 emissions reduction target
Australia's new Labor government has actually increased the nation's 2030 emissions reduction target as it vowed to support the transition to renewables by purchasing transmission infrastructure and also energy storage.
Jun 16, 2022 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, policy, Emissions, climate targets, Anthony Albanese
SEIA lays out its vision for US interconnection reform, suggests sweeping adjustments at numerous levels
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has actually released a whitepaper detailing the reforms it thinks are needed to the US interconnection system, in which it outlines a collection of proposals for both regional transmission organisations (RTO) as well as the US-wide Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
Jun 16, 2022 // Plants, Storage, Grids, USA, SEIA, FERC, pv power plants, interconnection, North America, doe, grid connection, connection queues, RTOs, interconnection reform, whitepaper
Ellomay hooks to grid 28-MW solar farm in Spain
A subsidiary of Israeli renewables developer Ellomay Capital Ltd (TLV: ELLO) has actually linked to the Spanish grid a 28-MWp solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) park in the municipality of Talavan, Caceres.
Jun 14, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Grids, Spain, Europe, ellomay, solar farm
United States DOE releases i2X campaign to solve the country's grid connection problem
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has actually launched an effort to relieve the US' enormous affiliation lines up, lower wait times as well as lower grid connection prices as it makes every effort to unlock the huge amount of bulk power currently rested inactive in the United States.
Jun 8, 2022 // Storage, Grids, Policy, USA, pv power plants, interconnection, North America, doe, Jennifer Granholm, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, i2X
United States DOE aims to offer renewables less expensive, quicker grid connections
The US Department of Energy has launched a brand-new cooperation project focused on making it more affordable and quicker to connect renewables projects to the country's grid.
Jun 2, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, USA, grid, interconnection, North America, renewables, department of energy, US DOE, Jennifer Granholm, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
China's compressed air energy storage industry makes progress
A 300MWh compressed air energy storage system capacity has actually been linked to the grid in Jiangsu, China, while a pressed air storage start-up in the nation has increased nearly US$ 50 million in a financing round.
Jun 1, 2022 // Storage, Grids, China, Asia, investment, peak shaving, long-duration, funding round, compressed air energy storage