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A partnership between a Nigerian and an American company will bring solar power microgrids to 25 communities in Nigeria this year. Most have had no electricity for at least 10 years.
Kevala specialized in data collection that makes accurate grid maps available so solar developers can see where the least expensive and most efficient areas are to build solar power facilities.
The thin-film solar energy technology firm Siva Power has brought former First Solar executive Bruce Sohn on as its new Vice Chairman of the Board, according to recent reports. The hire is notable since Sohn has been credited as being one of the main driving forces behind First Solar’s impressive growth over recent times. Previously, Sohn […]
Off Grid Electric provides microgrids for Africans who live off the grid. Then it teaches people how to use that electricity to create microbusiness opportunities.
Apple has formed a new company to sell excess electricity from its solar installations to grid operators in the US.
As I wrote yesterday, Solar Love is partnering with CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, GridHub, and others to bring the first Cleantech Revolution Tour event to Berlin, Germany. It will focus on solar energy one day (April 10) and electric vehicles the other day (April 9). You can view the agenda here, register here, or sign up to help […]
According to press information, RE-VOLT, has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding initiative to reach 10,000 people in rural Haiti, bringing families affordable and reliable electricity for the first time. The off-grid company states this will occur through the installation of a system consisting of a solar panel, a control/power storage unit, several lights, and a phone charger. […]
Angaza has closed a Series A round of financing for $4 million, which was led by a large unnamed-family office, with additional funding by a number of other organizations, including The Social Entrepreneurs’ Fund. Angaza uses a pay-as-you-go model to help consumers access clean energy products such as solar lamps, clean cookstoves, microgrid meters, and solar water pumps. […]
After launching its new energy company, Current, General Electric has a firm grip on how the evolution of clean, efficient, and smart energy platforms impacts businesses worldwide. The new company combines GE’s LED, solar, energy storage, and electric vehicle businesses, its Predix platform to provide cost-effective, and efficient energy solutions to its customers. Jeff Immelt, […]