Tag: microgrids

US DoE launches a $500 million mines-to-clean energy programme

On current or former mine lands across the country, the US Department of Energy (DoE) will construct clean energy projects as part of a $500 million programme. The initiative will support a number of technologies, including solar PV, microgrids, and/or energy storage, and at least two funded projects must use solar energy. In order to provide the projects, the DoE is investigating options for domestic solar manufacturers.

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Feasibility Assessment of Agriculture Solar Micro Grids in India

The Council on Energy, Environment and Water has released an issue brief titled, “Feasibility Assessment of Agriculture Solar Micro Grids: A Case Study of TP-DDL Discom in North Delhi”. The brief discusses the economic analysis of a medium-sized solar plant (1 MW) connected to agriculture feeders under different business models: farmer-owned, discom-owned and third-party-owned.

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