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Residential Energy Pilot Explores Use Of Storage To Balance Neighborhood Solar Generation

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Kyle Field A new residential energy storage pilot seeks to better understand how batteries installed in homes can be used at the neighborhood level by grid operators to absorb solar power generation excesses during the day and discharge them when needed later in the day. A partnership between battery manufacturer Moixa, […]

February 12th

Solar Farm Will Make Money For Local Community

A community solar power farm has been installed by Anesco at Oxcroft on behalf of Chesterfield Community Energy. Profits made by selling the electricity will be deposited in a community fund to support local residents. The solar farm is expected to generate about 4,000 MW of electricity annually. Additionally, it is anticipated that it will […]

April 27th

£3 Million Or More Raised For UK Community Renewable Energy Projects

Mongoose Energy is located in Bristol, England and helps renewable energy installations get developed, funded, and constructed. In November, BusinessGreen reported that £3 million had been raised by Mongoose for community renewable energy projects. However, on its own site Mongoose wrote that the amount it raised was £4.810 million and that a record £7.825 million had been raised by […]

December 18th

Energy Africa Campaign To Boost Rural Solar Access

The UK Government has launched its Energy Africa campaign, in an effort to accelerate the expansion of household solar throughout the continent. Launched last week, Energy Africa is the brainchild of the UK’s Department for International Development, and was announced by its Minister, Grant Shapps, last Thursday, at Facebook’s offices in London, and included attendance […]

October 26th

Solar Schools — Could Your School Be One?

Putting climate change in the classroom in new and exciting ways, Solar Schools offers a totally unique way to crowdfund clean energy for UK schools. Run by 10:10, a UK-based charity helping to tackle global warming, the Solar Schools program has helped schools raise £470,000 ($724,785) for solar installations, and installed over 800 solar panels […]

June 9th