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Nicaragua to upgrade and expand electricity system

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) has awarded a $40.1 million towards Nicaragua’s transmission system expansion.

Solar PV to electrify rural homes in northern Peru

48,000 homes in rural areas in the north of Peru are to be electrified in the next phase of the Ministry of Energy and Mines’ Massive Photovoltaic Programme.

Western Australia’s Horizon Power in JV for stand-alone power systems

Boundary Power has been launched as a joint venture between Horizon Power and Ampcontrol for deployment of stand-alone power systems.

100 microgrids in ten months in rural India

TP Renewable Microgrid reported the commissioning of its 100th microgrid in rural India in November 2020, coinciding with its first anniversary.

Horizon Power to build Australia’s first green hydrogen microgrid

Western Australia state utility Horizon Power is to demonstrate the country’s first renewable hydrogen microgrid.

Second-life battery storage developer wins EDF’s Indian startup contest

Nunam, a second-life battery energy storage developer, has won EDF’s first Pulse India competition.

Brazil’s Neoenergia to pilot microgrids in rural electrification

Brazilian energy distributor Neoenergia is to pilot its first microgrid in a remote area not yet served with electricity.

Dutch startup secures venture funding to grow deployment DER platform

Amsterdam-based AMMP Technologies has raised €1.15 million to scale up its software solution for renewable energy operators in emerging markets.
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UK investment electrifies 33 million lives and reduces global emissions

31 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions were reduced globally in the last nine years as a result of clean energy electrification by UK International Climate Finance (ICF), delivering 200MW of clean energy capacity to 33 million people across the globe.
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EDF and Canopy Power partner to develop microgrids in Asia

Singapore-based microgrid specialist Canopy Power and French energy major EDF have partnered to develop, and on a case-by-case basis, own and operate microgrid projects in the region.