Posts tagged as Solar

Solar, energy storage and UPS products orderable online

The Sinetech Online Store has been opened for business. The first 50 shoppers will get an additional 5% off their first purchase. The company’s range of solar products, energy storage solutions and UPS back-up systems can be browsed from a phone or computer. Orders can be be placed via the company’s secure EFT and credit card […]

Working hard to develop the industry

Davin Chown, the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association’s (SAPVIA’s) chairperson, says that while the recent signing of the 27 power-purchase agreements has ushered in many a sigh of relief, what happens next with the Expedited Round, the Small IPP Programme and the IRP (which will be up for another round of consultation before being made […]

World’s largest renewable energy-based storage system

HDF Energy will install a 140 MWh renewable energy storage system in French Western Guiana. Dubbed the CEOG project, this power plant will deliver 100% clean, affordable and reliable power continuously, day and night – with no fluctuations and at reduced costs – to an area of more than 10 000 households. The project is […]

Microgrid evolution fuels smarter energy management

Electrical power is essential. From the time when our alarm goes off in the morning to when we turn the lights off at night, we use electrical power. In terms of magnitude, each person in the US spends around $3052 on electricity (2012 figures). With a population of about 314-million people at the time, our […]

Redstone agreement for 100 MW CSP project signed

As part of the South African Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), a consortium led by Solar Reserve and ACWA Power have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Eskom for the “Redstone” solar thermal power project. According to the companies, the 100 MW power station with 12 hours of […]

More nuclear power in China

The World Nuclear Association released a report on China’s electricity generating plans recently. The report – of which this is an extract – states that most of mainland China’s electricity is produced from fossil fuels, predominantly from coal – 73% in 2015. Two large hydro projects are recent additions: Three Gorges of 18,2 GWe and Yellow […]