Are you considering solar panels for your home or business? Take a look at the top 5 interesting solar news stories from around the globe:
1. Masdar Adds 30MW of PV-diesel in Egypt
Masdar, a developer in Abu Dhubi finished 7 solar-diesel hybrid plants in Egypt. To do this, he added PV elements to the current diesel-based plants. 4 of the plants, having a total capacity of 14 MW are in the Red Sea, which is a high tourist destination. The creation of the new solar plants has allowed some of the least populated areas to have electricity.
2. Wartsila Builds a Microgrid Solution in Jordan
This project will take place in Jordan, in the Middle East and is expected to be done in 2017. This project will consist of 46 MW PV for AES microgrid. Mainly this project consists of a PV farm to a 250 MW smart power generation plant for AES (power producer) in Jordan.
3. 7.5 MWp of PV and 45MWh of storage for Microgrid, Madagascar
Recently, Fluidic Energy has announced a partnership with the Republic of Madagascar. This partnership will create a renewable energy-based microgrid solution. This solution will give electricity to 100 remote villages and communities. These communities and areas are currently home to over 400,000 people that do not have reliable electricity. The system will include 7.5MWp of photovoltaic panels.
4. $2.5 Million Photovoltaic Project in Kenya
Recently, the British Solar Company announced its decision to build the largest storage system for solar energy in East Africa. This will be a lead-acid battery storage system for the solar energy. The project consists of 3 photovoltaic plants. It will have roof systems, a carport, battery storage system and more. The projected completion of this project is October 2016.
5. Luxury Resort Island Resort THE RACHA
Originally, these luxury villas in Thailand were powered by diesel generators. Now, the resort has decided to use a 250kWp PV from DHYBRID to reduce the ecological footprint and its energy habits. Currently, the island has to pay to import fuel and other factors have caused them to pursue more sustainable resources. This addition will allow the resort to save 120,000 liters of diesel every year!
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