Microgrids: light in a blackout

This post appeared in the September 2017 edition of PV Magazine and can be found in the archive - here. Microgrid development in the US is driven by a microgrid’s ability to operate during blackouts and provide ancillary grid services. As more microgrids emerge within the grid, the clustering of microgrids could transform the centralized grid …

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Mini grids, mega opportunites

Opening new markets: The IEA World Energy Outlook estimates that nearly half of all unelectrified rural areas globally will be most economically served by off-grid minigrids. Throughout much of Southeast Asia, village minigrids are commercially viable. A lack of financing for these projects remains one of the key barriers to seizing this economic opportunity to provide affordable electricity to unelectrified villages.

Solar and off-grid renewables conference cites enormous untapped potential in SE Asian solar

This is a reposting of an article that I wrote in PV Magazine covering the Solar and Off-grid Renewables Southeast Asia conference. While there are many opportunities for solar in Southeast Asia, each country has its unique market conditions and challenges. pv magazine brings you this report from Solar Media's Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Southeast Asia conference. …

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