Off-Grid Solar

A Simple Solar Light Is Life Changing In This Indonesian Village

Solar is more than just light. In a recent article on its website, IRENA has highlighted just how much. The article highlights the example of homemaker Konda Ngguna living in a small village in Laindeha, Sumba Island, Indonesia. Till a few years back, there used to be a total  blackout in the Laindeha village after […]

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Husk Secures Funding For Solar Microgrids in Rural India

Patna based Husk Power Systems, the rural clean energy services leader in Africa and Asia and operator of the largest fleet of community solar microgrids in India, today announced the successful close of a Rs.31 crores  ($4.2 million) debt financing from the India Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) Ltd. Besides the IREDA loan, Husk expects […]

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After Hurricane Ida, Communities in US Get help From Solar Installations

South Louisiana communities hit hard by Hurricane Ida are now using the power of the sun in their recovery efforts. New Orleans Solar Company, PosiGen Solar, has teamed up with the Footprint Project to deploy 12 solar power stations at disaster supply sites in hurricane-damaged areas. A dozen firehouses, churches and community centers damaged or […]

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DR Congo Goes With Solar Off Grid To Power 3 Northern Cities

Africa’s second largest country, and one of its poorest, the Democratic Republic of Congo (not to be confused with the neighboring Republic of Congo) has finally placed a big bet on renewable energy. The government there has finally gone for a $100 million investment off grid hybrid solar projects that will provide power to three cities […]

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Tender Issued for 50 MW Off-Grid Solar Plants in Meghalaya

MePDCL has issued a tender for the installation of aggregated 50 MWp off-grid Solar Power Plants in different locations in the state of Meghalaya. The Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL) has proposed the design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning, operation & maintenance in RESCO Model of an aggregate of  50 MWp off-Grid solar SPV power […]

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MNRE Issues Specifications for Tech Neutral Lithium Batteries for Solar off-Grid Applications

MNRE has issued new draft specifications for use of technology neutral lithium batteries in off-grid solar applications in different MNRE schemes. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued new draft specifications for use of technology neutral lithium batteries in off-grid solar applications in different MNRE schemes. Stakeholders have been requested to submit […]

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Guidelines Issued for Implementation of Off-Grid Solar Plants in RESCO Mode

MNRE has issued the final guidelines for the implementation of off-grid solar power packs/ plants in RESCO mode and model PPA. In reference to its previous order issued in April 2020 for issuing extension of off-grid and decentralized solar PV applications programme –Phase III till March 31, 2021, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy […]

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Water Wasp – Off-Grid Solar Water Maker

PRODUCT BRIEF: The Water Wasp is a life-saving off-grid survival solar water maker. Disasters can make drinking water toxic and if you live near the ocean with lots of sunlight, and you want a way to make water for months and years without a constant supply of complex filters, electricity, and if you want to […]

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