3.2kW SOLAR ENERGY INSTALLED TO POWER UP A HEALTH CENTRE

A health centre in Owalla community have been powered with 3.2kW Solar Energy with 14.4kWH backup and energy storage. This health centre has thrown into darkness and outage of power supply for more than 24 months. This reason triggered the elders in […]

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Duke Energy Florida to add 30 MW of energy storage to power portfolio

Duke Energy Florida will add 30 MW of energy storage to its portfolio with three separate installations. The battery sites will be located at Duke Energy’s Lake Placid Solar Power Plant in Highlands County, John Hopkins Middle School in Pinellas County, and […]

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Selecting The Right Battery For Your Solar Project

Maximize your battery life, avoid common mistakes and reduce costs by learning the way to select the proper battery for your system anytime. Did you recognize that batteries, even with nearly identical specifications, may have unequal life and performance? It’s true. Choosing the proper model for your system can mean the […]

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What Are The Components of A Solar Power Storage System?

Installing a solar panel with battery backup requires some different components than traditional systems. Here may be a quick rundown of the components involved in grid-tied PV solar storage system with batteries. Hybrid InverterA hybrid inverter (also named as a bidirectional or battery-based inverter) is usually a string inverter which will operate […]

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Why Community Solar is Winning, Even Within The Midst of An Epidemic

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have touched almost every household, business and industry across the country. Renewable energy, and solar especially , has not been spared from the impacts of the economic downturn and collective uncertainty. Market volatility, liquidity concerns, rising unemployment, declines in consumer […]

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Common Battery Types Utilized In Solar System And Storage

Incorporating energy storage into a solar batteryisn’t as easy as just picking batteries off the shelf. Certain chemistries work better in certain environments, and storage capabilities are influenced by the solar application. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a trends report on the U.S. storage […]

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NEW SOLAR HYBRID MINI GRID POWER PLANTS LIGHT UP TWO (2) COMMUNITIES AT, AKIPELAI AND OLOIBIRI, BAYELSA STATE

Bayelsa State, Nigeria – On June 2, 2020, the Federal Government of Nigeria, through its Implementing Agency – Rural Electrification Agency (REA), commissioned two solar hybrid mini grids in the villages of Akipelai and Oloibiri, Bayelsa State with a total capacity of 134.64kW for […]

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FIRMS TO POWER 25 COMMUNITIES WITH SOLAR

Two firms have signed an agreement to provide power to 25 communities across Nigeria using solar energy. The communities are in Bayelsa, Ondo, Ogun and Osun states. A Nigerian firm, Community Energy Social Enterprises Limited, CESEL, and its American counterpart, Renewvia Energy […]

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PG&E plans to bring online 423 MW of lithium-ion energy storage by 2021

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has requested approval of five energy storage projects totaling 423 MW in a filing with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The projects are intended to further integrate clean energy from renewable generation sources while ensuring […]

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SMA releases its first 1,500-V solar inverter with direct 480-V output

SMA America announces the Sunny Highpower PEAK3 125-kW as an ideal solution for ground-mount projects with 480 VAC interconnection. This 1,500 VDC inverter that can connect to the grid at 480 VAC without an additional transformer. The PEAK3 125-kW is most applicable in community solar, agricultural aggregate […]

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