Camden Hippodrome Picture Theatre

The now KOKO theatre was built in 1900 and is on my way to school everyday. In 1901, the St Pancras Gazette reviewed the opera The Geisha in the theatre below: It is a matter of special gratification that the opera was presented at our beautiful local theatre on a scale of magnificence and completeness …

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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.