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.

US solar hits 100GW turning point yet supply problems can prevent development leads
The US installed greater than 5GWdc of solar ability in Q1 2021, taking its collective ability past the 100GW barrier, yet supply chain restraints could position a major barrier to additional growth.
Jun 15, 2021 // Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Grids, USA, SEIA, Texas, Wood Mackenzie, North America, utility
South Africa increases licensing exception threshold for ingrained generation
South Africa's solar market has welcomed a new reform that will certainly raise the nation's licensing exception limit for ingrained generation projects from 1MW to 100MW.
Jun 12, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, Africa, South Africa, embedded generation, sapvia, commercial and industrial
Renewables add 50.7% to Spanish electrical energy grid in May
Solar PV power systems contributed to 11.4% of Spain's power mix last month, establishing a brand-new record for regular monthly manufacturing, according to brand-new information from grid operator Red Eléctrica de España.
Jun 7, 2021 // Grids, Spain, Europe, grid connection, Renewable Electricity, red electrica de españa, solar power generation, electricity supply, power mix
DR Congo Selects Solar Off Grid To Power 3 Northern Cities
Africa's 2nd largest nation, and also one of its poorest, the Democratic Republic of Congo (not to be confused with the bordering Republic of Congo) has actually lastly placed a large bet on renewable resource.
Jun 7, 2021 // Grids, IRENA, off-grid solar, AfDB, aEe Power, Bumba, DRC, Eranove, Gemena, Inga Dams, Isiro
New South Wales opens call for 8GW renewable resource zone
The New South Wales federal government has actually launched an enrollment of interest procedure for Australia's biggest renewable resource area (REZ), which is anticipated to supply as high as 8GW of capability.
Jun 3, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, Oceania, new south wales, rez, renewable energy zone
Renewvia Energy safeguards USD-1m of SIMA funds for solar mini-grids in Kenya
United States solar designer Renewvia Energy Corporation revealed on Wednesday that it has actually gotten a USD-1-million (EUR 820,400) dedication from impact investor Social Financial investment Managers and also Advisors LLC (SIMA) to develop brand-new solar mini-grids and electrify country neighborhoods in Kenya.
Jun 2, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Kenya, Africa, Renewvia Energy, solar mini-grids, SIMA, Trey Jarrard, Asad Mahmood
Germany, Norway Open NordLink Undersea Power Cable
Germany and also Norway on Thursday formally introduced an undersea power cable in between the two countries in a project that assists Europe's effort to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
Jun 1, 2021 // Storage, Grids, Germany, Europe, Angela Merkel, Norway, Erna Solberg, NordLink
EU needs to go for 45% renewable energy and 870GW of set up solar by 2030, SPE says
Trade association SolarPower Europe (SPE) has called on the European Union to increase the share of renewables in final energy demand to a minimum of 45% by 2030, a relocate says would certainly put the bloc on course to supply on the 1.5 ° Paris Agreement scenario.
May 27, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, Europe, European Union, energy transition, paris agreement
Record 462GW of solar capability looking for grid interconnection across the US
A record quantity of solar capacity and energy storage is currently in US transmission interconnection lines, according to a new research study from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab).
May 25, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Grids, ENERGY STORAGE, solar-plus-storage, interconnection, grid congestion, grid connection, solar hybrid, lawrence berkeley national laboratory
Portuguese grid operator targets EUR900m financial investment to allow renewables transition
Portuguese grid driver Redes Energéticas Nacionais has said it will spend more than EUR900 million (US$ 1.1 billion) by 2024 in technologies as well as renovations to the electrical power network to support the nation's environment-friendly power transition.
May 17, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Portugal, Europe, grid connection, REN, Rodrigo Costa
Juwi to decarbonise Egyptian gold mine with solar-storage project
German developer as well as EPC specialist juwi has actually secured a deal to layout, supply as well as construct a solar-storage hybrid project at an off-grid gold mine in Egypt.
May 5, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Grids, Asia, Africa, Egypt, decarbonisation, mines, juwi, solar-storage, north africa, off grid, Dave Manning
Victoria legislators release solar aggregation pilot
Lawmakers in Victoria, Australia, have introduced a new solar gathering pilot system, and also have actually asked for power business to end up being partners in the program.
Apr 27, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Policy, Victoria, Australia, Lily D’Ambrosio, Oceania, VPP, virtual power plant, renewable energy zones, solar aggregation
South Australia indicators emissions decrease handle federal government
South Australia has struck a AU$ 1.08 billion (US$ 840 million) power and also emissions decrease arrangement with Australia's federal government.
Apr 19, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, South Australia, hydrogen, Oceania, Scott Morrison, green hydrogen, carbon emissions, carbon capture and storage
Con Edison to use 1-MW lithium battery to boost grid stability in the Bronx
Local utility Con Edison has actually mounted a 1-MW lithium-ion battery in the Bronx to enhance dependability along the City Island service strip.
Apr 13, 2021 // Storage, Grids, USA, North America, Con Edison, Santee Hernandez
Slow solar rollout worsening grid supply worries, French system driver RTE advises
France's grid operator RTE has warned of tighter than projection power supply margins, with hold-ups to renewables growth in the nation expected to exacerbate a shortfall of nuclear generation.
Mar 25, 2021 // Plants, Grids, Policy, France, Europe, grid, policy, decarbonisation, renewables, regulation, rte, system operator, Xavier Piechaczyk