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.

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
DOE Introduces $24.5 Million for Production Flow Batteries and Resilient Electric Grids
The USA Department of Energy (DOE) has actually introduced USD 24.5 million to sustain production of resilient, modern-day electricity framework, flow battery systems, and to attend to the climate emergency.
Mar 22, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, USA, North America, US DOE, Flow battery system, resilient electricity, Diana DeGette
Covid-19 Impact on the UK’s Energy Consumption
The global pandemic has changed the way many of us have lived our lives. For many, that has included spending more time at home, which has led us to use more energy.
Mar 12, 2021 // Grids, UK, Europe, covid-19, Energy Consumption
Faster renewables authorizations as well as more powerful grids vital to environment-friendly hydrogen progress, coalition says
EDP, Iberdrola and BayWa r.e. are among the signatories of a new charter that gets in touch with Europe to "accelerate and also enormously deploy" extra renewables capacity to support the continent's eco-friendly hydrogen ambitions.
Mar 4, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Solar to Fuel, EDP, Iberdrola, Enel, wacker chemie, hydrogen, Fronius, SolarPower Europe, baywa r.e., European Union, sma solar technology, green hydrogen, Renewable Hydrogen Coalition, windeurope
Developer Sunseap and also energy Tenaga form JV to trial electrical power exports to Singapore
Solar power provider Sunseap Group and also energy Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) have actually produced a joint venture to trial importing sustainable electrical power from Malaysia to Singapore.
Mar 4, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Malaysia, Asia, Singapore, Frank Phuan, Sunseap, electricity import, export, tenaga national berhad, Datuk Ir. Baharin Din
ANPIER urges Spanish authorities to curb building of mega-solar projects
Spain needs to restrict the size of brand-new solar parks to motivate the deployment of smaller sized projects located better to consumers, the country's National Association of Photovoltaic Power Producers (ANPIER) has actually claimed.
Mar 2, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Spain, Europe, distribution, sfi con london, anpier, Miguel Ángel Martínez-Aroca
Australia gives new priority condition to AU$ 22bn renewable resource export project
An Australian solar-plus-storage project that intends to provide 20% of Singapore's electricity need has actually been marked as a priority initiative by advising group Facilities Australia.
Mar 1, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, ENERGY STORAGE, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Michael Gunner, solar-plus-storage, Sun Cable, transmission, AAPL, australia solar, Infrastructure Australia, renewables export
Solar Diesel Mini Grids
Little lattices address a fascinating and significant halfway point between independent and significant network power frameworks. They commonly serve far off networks that are not conservative to associate with huge matrices because of their seclusion, however that have an adequate thickness and variety of end clients so it bodes well to interface them together instead of supply them all with independent frameworks.
Feb 26, 2021 // Grids, IEA, frameworks, Mini Grid
Grid-enhancing tech might unlock connection queues, increasing eco-friendly capability-- study
Technologies to help take on grid congestion can double the quantity of solar and also wind deployed by 2025, according to a new research.
Feb 25, 2021 // Grids, USA, North America, large scale solar, transmission network, brattle group, connection queues, study, watt coalition, Rob Gramlich
Swinerton breaks ground on 200-MW National Grid solar project in Illinois
National Grid Renewables, that includes the renewables growth company previously known as Geronimo Power, revealed the begin of construction on the 200-MW Prairie Wolf Solar Project in Coles County, Illinois.
Feb 24, 2021 // Plants, Grids, USA, North America, Solar Project, Eric Hoegger, David Reamer, George Hershman, Wes Humphres
Micro and Mini-Grids as a New-Era Innovation Systems
The new era of renewable energy starts in 2020. Its development is expected in 2021 and next years. One of the hot-topic systems is micro and mini-grids powered by RE resources. Solar energy is used as the main electricity source, so this type of generator started to be implemented more often throughout the world
Feb 24, 2021 // Grids, Africa, Microgrids, Peter Lilienthal
Fresh information become AU$ 540m Victoria REZ plan bids to unlock 10GW of new renewable ability
New details have emerged regarding a strategy to develop 6 Renewable Energy Zones (REZs) in the Australian state of Victoria, opening 10GW of extra capacity for renewables
Feb 23, 2021 // Grids, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Victoria, Australia, Lily D’Ambrosio, Oceania, grid, rez, Mark Gepp
Commercial demand to drive grid growth in Denmark
The advancement of Denmark's grid will be driven by increasing power needs from consumers instead of the expanding renewables industry, a panel of essential figures in the nation's eco-friendly energy sector have recommended.
Feb 23, 2021 // Grids, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Europe, Denmark, grid connection, sfi con london, european solar, grid capacity, northern europe, Jens Peter Zink
Virginia's University of Richmond represent complete electrical power use with solar power
The University of Richmond is now one of just two college establishments in the United States, and also the initial in the southeast, to match 100% of its electrical energy needs with a solitary solar power source.
Jan 28, 2021 // Grids, USA, sPower, Virginia, North America, University of Richmond, Spider Solar, Mark Detterick
Silicon carbide inverters can open medium-voltage grids for solar installs
A research project has created a silicon carbide inverter with the ability of allowing large-scale solar systems to connect straight to medium-voltage grids without the need of a transformer.
Jan 26, 2021 // Inverters, Grids, Fraunhofer ISE, silicon carbide, medium-voltage grids, Andreas Hensel