Adding solar or batteries to an existing system? This might help

Solar Choice There are nearly 2 million Australian households with solar panels installed on their roofs. Many of these households would like to add more solar and/or batteries to their systems, but the best path to accomplishing this is unclear, as there are a number of technical approaches that they could potentially take. If you’re in this situation, it … Read more

Renters can reap the benefits of solar power too – here’s how

Solar power for renters? There’s a lot of talk about Australian house prices along with prices for solar panels and batteries. But what about the people who rent a house or apartment? Is it worth looking into solar panels when you don’t own a property to put them on? The answer is yes. New research … Read more

Hydro-Quebec pursues new strategy with Lac-Mégantic microgrid

MicroGrid Knowledge Another utility – this one Hydro-Québec – is moving into microgrids. The hydroelectricity giant announced that it will develop the Lac-Mégantic microgrid, a project it describes as a major step in its technological evolution. The Canadian public utility is teaming with municipality Ville de Lac-Mégantic to build a solar plus storage microgrid in … Read more

BYD goes big on small and flexible, in new battery storage push

China’s biggest electric vehicle and battery maker, BYD, is ramping up efforts to seize a 25 per cent share of Australia’s battery storage market, after locking in an impressive 8-10 per cent share in its first year selling batteries to Australian homes and businesses. In a launch at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art on Wednesday … Read more

2017 ranking of the world’s largest flat plate collector manufacturers

German politicians are beginning to appreciate the benefits of solar district heating, or SDH for short. Germany’s Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi, has launched District Heating Networks 4.0, a new subsidy scheme for grids which use solar, biomass or waste heat to meet at least 50 % of their customers’ annual demand. Article … Read more

Sun’s Shining Bright on the Solar Industry in India

You’re reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. The Indian solar industry has been growing at a tremendous pace with the country aiming to be a global power in that context. The world’s third biggest solar power, India has already achieved the target of 20 GW it had set for 2022. Renewing the … Read more

Azure Power Wins 130 MWs of Solar Power Projects - Business Wire (press release)

Business Wire (press release)NEW DELHI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE), a leading solar independent power producer in India, announced that it has won a cumulative capacity of 130 MWs at a blended tariff of INR 3.35 (~US 5.2 cents) per kWh, bringing the Company’s total … …read more