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Israeli minigrid innovators, Nokia to drive rural electrification in Asia

Israeli mini-grid company Aquarius Engines have announced a mass rural electrification partnership with Nokia to provide minigrids in remote areas of the Philippines, and other Asian countries currently without grid-fed or off-grid power.
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Deal concludes for Saudi Arabian GW-scale vanadium redox battery facility

The JV will see the partners produce Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries (VRFB) through the jointly-formed Advance Energy Storage System Investment Company.
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World Bank gives fiscal boost to solar hybrid mini grids in Nigeria

The Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency (REA), in collaboration with the World Bank, has signed a grant agreement with Renewvia Solar Nigeria for the Solar Hybrid Mini Grids Performance-Based Grant (PBG).

Nigeria: $20 billion investment opportunity in scaling minigrids

The Rocky Mountain Institute and the Nigerian Economic Summit Group has released a report demonstrating a $20 billion investment opportunity throughout Nigeria.
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White Paper outlines design for mini-grids to energise Puerto Rico

Siemens has released its white paper, “Resilient by Design: Enhanced Reliability and Resiliency for Puerto Rico’s Electric Grid,” which outlines a new energy infrastructure framework in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Maria. The...

Rocky Mountain Institute and Nigeria’s REA to release unique minigrid roadmap

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) of Nigeria, will release a first-of-its-kind, three-year roadmap for Africa on May 1, 2018, that outlines how to achieve $0.20/kWh from electric minigrid...