Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrids to Power the Bahamas During Hurricane Dorian

Seven Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrids Live in the Bahamas; More to Come

Hurricane Dorian all but devastated the Bahamas in September, the lightly populated island of Abaco being hit the worst. It wasn’t long thereafter that the…
Solar Panels Electrifying Mining Sites to Accelerate Energy Transition, Reducing Carbon Footprint

Newmont Goldcorp’s All-Electric Borden Mine Marks Landmark in Major Miners’ Clean Energy Transition

Billed as “the mine of the future,” Newmont Goldcorp’s all-electric Borden gold mine near Chapleau, Ontario, Canada marks a milestone in this regard. Wholly owned…
Solar Power Costs Drop Below Natural Gas Generation in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian Solar Power Set to Surge as Costs Drop Below Natural-Gas Generation

Southeast Asian nations are stepping up plans to invest in and deploy solar power as the cost has dropped below that for gas-fired power plants,…
Opening up Namibia’s National Electricity Market to Solar and Renewable Power Producers

Namibia Sets a Foundation for Sustainable Solar, Renewable Energy and Socioeconomic Development

That’s the case in sub-Saharan Africa, where distributed solar power systems hold out the promise of enabling nations to extend sustainable energy access and development…
Agrivoltaic Energy System Practice on Farmland: Incorporating the Benefits of Solar Power

Agrivoltaic Research, Applications Could Reconcile Trade-Offs at the Water-Food-Energy Nexus

A growing body of scientific research and real-world applications at the water-food-energy nexus is revealing that solar panels and photovoltaic (PV) energy systems on farm…
Aerial View of Bonaire—Divers Paradise

Caribbean Island Rolls Out Battery Energy Storage System, Looks to Add Solar on Path to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

. Contour Global, the independent power producer (IPP) charged with providing safe, reliable and affordable electricity island-wide, is getting more emissions-free energy from its wind…

Nevada Utility NV Energy Goes “Solar Plus Storage” in a Big Way

Customers of Nevada utility NV Energy are going to be getting a lot more electricity from utility-scale “solar plus storage” power plants in the near…
Solar Desalination System to “Green” Drought-Stricken Namibia

No Batteries Needed: Can Low-Cost Solar Desalination System “Green” Namibia’s Desert Coast?

Water quality and scarcity is a growing issue the world over, including in Namibia, which has been struggling to cope with a prolonged drought and…
Full Set of Thirty Solar Panels Installed on the Roof

Solar Jobs and Seeing the Light

While various professional solar journals like SEIA, Solar Energy and ASME report the employment numbers, sometimes the dots aren’t getting connected. The development of the…
Calgary Downtown Night with Snow in Alberta Canada

New Solar Power Resources for Canada’s Alberta Province

The Canadian Province of Alberta has signed a 20-year Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Conklin Metis Tribal Nation to deliver 94 MW of…
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