rural electrification

Burundi solar

“Global village” brings utility-scale solar to Burundi

Work has begun to develop a 7.5 MW solar field in Burundi

India: power for all almost accomplished… Now for the energy transition

Renewable integration, e-mobility, and the future of the Indian subcontinent’s energy transition. These were the subjects under the intense scrutiny of the POWERGEN India and Indian Utility Week advisory board.
Kenya energy storage

Clean energy sustainability ahead for Kenya’s grid thanks to storage

A new partnership has been unveiled aiming to expand clean energy accessibility and tackle unsustainable battery waste in Kenya by repurposing old battery packs.

USDA announces $858 million in rural electricity funding

The USDA is providing $858 million in loans to upgrade rural electric systems in 17 states. The loans will finance smart grid technologies

New whitepaper explores the benefits of electrification for rural co-ops

EESI has released a new report exploring how electrification is helping rural electric cooperatives to decarbonise their power grid. 

Global electrification goals to drive microgrid market

The microgrid market is expected to reach $19 billion by 2024, nearly five times the original valuation of this business space in 2016.
uk utilities

USDA invests $345.5 million in rural electric infrastructure

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced that the USDA is investing $345.5 million in 20 infrastructure projects to improve rural electric service in 14 states.
national grid

All Indian villages declared connected to the national grid

According to New Delhi government data, all of India’s 597,464 census villages have been electrified. The last village to be brought on the national power...

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