Posts tagged as hybrid

Innovative micro-grid inaugurated

  ABB inaugurated the first integrated solar-diesel-battery storage micro-grid in southern Africa at the company’s Longmeadow premises on Wednesday 8 June. Claudio Facchin, the president of the company’s power grid division and Silas Zimu, the special advisor to President Jacob Zuma on energy, officially inaugurated the micro-grid. This application is unique in that it serves a manufacturing facility […]

Hybrid systems: key to managing grid connected PV systems

  Hybrid systems have traditionally been seen as large network connected units consisting of more than one technology. The development of smart inverters has led to the application of hybrid principles to smaller grid connected systems that can optimise the use of renewable energy, conventional standby plant and storage. This arrangement has the potential to […]

Schneider Electric to supply charging system for new electric BMW

  BMW  and Schneider Electric are  forging ahead with  customer-friendly electric mobility. The partnership agreement signed 26 August 2014 includes checking the electrical installation in customers’ homes, supplying and assembling the wallbox charging point, as well as maintenance and other services for BMW i vehicles. This will allow future owners of a BMW i3 or […]