Articles tagged with: energy storage

Solar Panels at Night Under the Moon

Embracing the Dark Side: The Science Behind Solar Panels Drawing Energy at Night

It’s common knowledge how solar panels work in the day. An average person on the street will be able to tell you they harvest light…
Demonstration Home in Prescott Where Mandalay Homes Tested Solar with Residential Batteries

Solar Home Builders and Rooftop Specialists Geared Up for California’s Title 24 New Build Solar Home Standard

State and local solar industry players have been gearing up for the institution of California’s new residential solar housing mandate on January 1, 2020, anticipating…
Myanmar Solar: Lots of Potential, But a Cloudy Outlook for Solar Energy Development and Growth

Myanmar Solar: Lots of Potential, But a Cloudy Outlook for Solar Energy Development and Growth

Solar energy is just beginning to gain some traction in Myanmar, a country that has been gradually opening up its economy and society to the…
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…
Natural Gas Power Generation and Stranded Asset Risk

Natural Gas Power Stranded Asset Risk Reaches a Tipping Point

Investment risk in new and proposed natural gas power plants is on the rise. The risk of them becoming stranded assets has reached a tipping…
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…
Aerial View of Solar Panels Amongst Coconut Trees on the Paradise Island

The Bahamas Launches Family Islands Solarization Program

The Caribbean island nation of the Bahamas is turning to independent power producers (IPPs), the combination of “solar plus storage” and hybrid microgrids to extend…

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…
Calling for More Effective Support for Solar Mini-Grids in Africa from Leading Solar Investors

African Solar Investment and Industry Continues to Grow but Falls Far Short of What’s Needed

The 21st annual Africa Energy Forum took place in Lisbon, Portugal June 11–14, highlighting the risks, rewards, opportunities and challenges African nations and solar and…
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