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As utilities across the U.S. urgently work to restore power to the millions of Americans affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we are reminded of...

The US electric grid is having its smart phone moment. Will the federal government get in the way? That’s the worry of clean energy groups that are...

15.02.2017 , Harald Schützeichel

Odd news: How USAID "supports" African Start-ups

The problem is evident: Africa’s off-grid industry is dominated by multinational companies. Local solar companies often fail due to the lack of...

Small and medium enterprises (SME) are the main driver for innovation, poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration. The lack of...

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Legislation proposed in Florida could see solar and energy storage become part of the go-to solution...

IEA estimates that in the world’s rich countries 200 million people are in energy poverty. That...

San Juan’s mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, dreams of transforming the city’s electric supply and thinks...

Like energy-starved Africa, Puerto Rico can be a model for green growth by trading vulnerable...

Traditional off-grid solar power systems are designed to be used with batteries; but batteries...

Microgrids have long been used in remote areas to power off-grid villages, military operations or...

Some Puerto Ricans are saying that the current crisis should be a wake-up call that the island needs...

“We believe that consumers are interested in how they can ‘go off the grid’ and as renewables make...

If Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s ideas are enacted, it could drive many ratepayers to go off-grid,...

The battery has allowed the business to store enough solar power to meet most of its needs...

Despite its vital role, electricity is one of the only mediums that has not historically had storage...

When power demand rises, OhmConnect sends out a text to customers: cut your energy use and you'll...