Solar Grids News

National Grid ESO develops solar projections with AI
Grid operator is collaborating with Open Climate Fix to create a first-of-its-kind PV 'nowcasting' service
Aug 19, 2021 // Technology, Grids, UK, Europe, Jack Kelly, Electricity System Operator, ESO, Carolina Tortora
SSEN links very first solar farm using new POC-MAST tech
The first solar site has actually been linked to the grid utilizing Scottish as well as Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution's Point of Connection Mast (POC-MAST).
Aug 12, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, UK, Europe, grid connection, Ssen Distribution, Poc-Mast, Freedom Professional Services, Bradenstoke Solar Farm, Ministry Of Defence, Raf Lyneham
NREL sustains Hawaii's island of Maui on course to 100% renewables
Hawaii's island of Maui is anticipated to come to be the initial power grid of that size to work on 100% wind and solar on a rapid basis, said last week the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which is helping the island get ready for that moment.
Aug 4, 2021 // Grids, USA, NREL, Hawaii, North America, maui, Andy Hoke
Victoria intends grid upgrades to sustain renewable resource zones
The Australian state of Victoria has introduced six grid upgrade projects as part of efforts to open new renewables investment.
Aug 3, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Victoria, Australia, Oceania, rez
Californian ratepayers could save US$ 120 billion by 2051 with expanding DERs
Support for dispersed energy sources (DERs) like rooftop solar, area solar and also battery storage space can save Californian ratepayers US$ 120 billion over the following three decades, according to a brand-new report.
Jul 27, 2021 // Residential, Storage, Grids, California, USA, North America, Vibrant Clean Energy, ders, Christopher Clack
Mainstream reveals 1GW Chile solar, wind system
Nazca Renovables consists of six projects with the first 255MW expected to enter construction following year
Jul 20, 2021 // Plants, Grids, Chile, South america, mainstream renewable power, solar farm, Manuel Tagle, wind farm
California ISO has 80GW of solar and 148GW of storage in its line, wrecking last year's figures
The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has nearly 80GW of solar and also 148GW of storage in its affiliation line up, according to a 7 July discussion.
Jul 16, 2021 // Storage, Grids, California, USA, Battery Storage, CAISO, North America, connection queues
AEMO principal wants Australia's grids prepared for 100% renewables by 2025
The new principal of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has said he desires the country's grids to be with the ability of dealing with 100% renewables by 2025.
Jul 16, 2021 // Grids, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, rooftop solar, Daniel Westerman
Japan awards 208MW in oversubscribed eighth solar auction
Japan's 8th solar auction, for projects with a generation capability of more than 250kW, has gathered prospective buyers safeguarding a total amount of 208MW.
Jul 1, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, Japan, Canadian Solar, tender, Asia, auction, ssfasia
Eco Power Wins Grant from Innovate UK for Micro-grid Project in Thailand
Eco Wave Power Gibraltar, a subsidiary of leading global wave energy developer Eco Wave Power, has actually introduced the approval of a grant project spending plan of 296,787 GBP by Innovate UK, the UK's technology agency.
Jun 30, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Thailand, Asia, Asian Institute of Technology, AIT, Eco Wave Power, Eco Wave Power Gibraltar, Inna Braverman, Innovate UK, Kamyar Mehran, Guang Li, Provincial Electricity Authority, PEA, UK Queen Mary University of London, QMUL
Solar grid agreements skyrocket in East England
UK Power Networks says it has made connection bargains amounting to 840MW in the initial five months of year
Jun 29, 2021 // Grids, UK, Europe, Sotiris Georgiopoulos
UK test sees solar supply voltage control solutions with potential to open 1.5 GW of brand-new ability
Approximately 1.5 GW of new capability could be opened in the south as well as east of England by using solar, battery storage and wind for voltage control services.
Jun 23, 2021 // Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Grids, UK, Europe
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