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07.11.2019 , Steven Gorelick

Thinking Outside the Grid

Thirty years ago, a friend of mine published a book called 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save The Earth.  It described the huge environmental...

With energy storage expected to double this year and triple in 2020, researchers are working to boost lead battery performance for its use in...

Ongoing innovation in technology and distribution models continues to be a hallmark of the off-grid solar sector. Having already led to hundreds of...

About 1.5 billion people around the world live day-to-day with “broken” electricity grids and experience blackouts for hundreds and sometimes...

In the two months since buying her solar water pump, Mama Vero’s small farm in Morogoro, Tanzania has gone from being a parched stretch of earth with...

05.08.2019 , Springer Nature Switzerland

Development of solar home system with dual energy storage

Distributed energy generation with energy storage is quite important for high penetration of solar PV energy. A solar home system which generates...

15.07.2019 , Ashwini K Swain and Navroz K Dubash

Beyond Poles and Wires: How to Keep the Electrons Flowing?

India’s move to electrify every village and household in the country has been lauded as a success. Building on decades of targeted programmes and...

04.07.2019 , Rob Fetter, June Lukuyu, Jay Taneja and Nathan Williams

Can microgrids enable macro development?

Standing in the bustling peri-urban settlement of Ngwerere, where nearly 1,000 Zambians live on the outskirts of Lusaka, you can see the power lines...

This report examines the risks associated with power outages for individuals reliant on electricity for in-home medical and mobility equipment....

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