Next generation utility pilots internet access in rural communities

Next generation utility pilots internet access in rural communities

The next generation utility BBOXX has launched a pilot to provide internet access for rural communities in Rwanda. This forms part of the company’s vision to transform the lives of the developing world’s off-grid communities by expanding access to a range of crucial utility services. BBOXX pilots off grid #internet in #Rwanda @BBOXX_HQ @BBOXX_Rwanda https://t.co/RehgjA2Gow […]

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South Africa: Radebe says investing in women is the smart thing to do

South Africa: Radebe says investing in women is the smart thing to do

On Monday, South Africa’s energy minister Jeff Radebe hosted a dialogue in celebration of women in the energy sector, which also delved into trying to understand their challenges. “It has been proven and I am convinced that women contribute to and play a significant role in the global economy. Studies have shown that if women […]

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Micro-grid solar solution promotes increased electrification

Micro-grid solar solution promotes increased electrification

How can the micro-grid solar solution realise electrification in regions without power supply? By Long Sheng, Huawei Inverter Marketing Support Department The electrification revolution, which began in the 1860s, completely changed the way people live and promoted social development. But according to the World Bank’s State of Electricity Access Report there are 1.06 billion powerless […]

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MIGA head supports private sector investment

MIGA head supports private sector investment

Executive Vice President and CEO of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) – the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group – will be in South Africa and Namibia from August 22-23 to meet with private sector investors and government officials. While there, Keiko Honda will assess progress on MIGA-backed projects – including […]

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DEWA commissions 2MWp Solar Carport Project

DEWA commissions 2MWp Solar Carport Project

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commissioned a 2MWp Solar Carport Project, saving 1,500 tonnes of carbon emissions annually. Installed at its headquarters and at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) building, DEWA launched the project last year as part of the Shams Dubai initiative, to increase reliance on clean energy, […]

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LG Solar, Vaha Energy develop solar system at Los Angeles Lakers practice facility

LG Solar, Vaha Energy develop solar system at Los Angeles Lakers practice facility
The Los Angeles Lakers, LG Electronics USA and Vaha Energy have announced a partnership that will see the NBA team’s new practice facility powered by LG solar panels.
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Arcadia Power bags US$25 million investment, plans 120MW of community solar

Arcadia Power bags US million investment, plans 120MW of community solar
Arcadia Power has closed on a US$25 million investment round that the company will now use to expand its outreach to consumers and offer its services. In addition, the company announced that it is developing 120MW of new community solar projects across the US.
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Clean Energy Claims to Get More Scrutiny

Clean Energy Claims to Get More Scrutiny
In late May, Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Co. claimed it was about to become the first U.S. utility with 100 percent renewable energy. It was a little premature and perhaps a bit misleading.
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Coal Subsidy, Solar Project Tangled in Case Before Ohio Supreme Court

Coal Subsidy, Solar Project Tangled in Case Before Ohio Supreme Court
The fate of a pair of 1950s-era coal plants and the largest solar project ever proposed in Ohio are entangled in a single case before the state’s Supreme Court.
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CWP proceeding with 1.3GW renewables-plus-storage plans in New South Wales

CWP proceeding with 1.3GW renewables-plus-storage plans in New South Wales
Three more vast projects pairing battery energy storage with utility-scale renewable energy installations are in the pipeline in New South Wales, Australia, through developer CWP Renewables.
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