WHAT ARE MICROGRIDS AND HOW DO THEY WORK? [BY KYLE PENNEL OF POWERSCOUT INC.] When people hear the term “microgrid,” especially regarding electrical disaster prevention or relief, it
Besides storage, a second solution for dealing with intermittencies in a solar-diesel hybrid project is prediction. If sudden output changes in the solar power plant can be forecasted, then additional spinning reserve can be provided for certain time periods although not constantly.
The web site is full of useful (free) resources about the state of adoption of solar energy in each of State of the US plus solar irradiation maps, regulations and links to a blog about casa-studies from the US and overseas.
Off Grid Electric, an American company called Mpower in Tanzania, which has built a reputation for delivering cheap “solar as a service,” will lease kits
Potential induced degradation (PID) is a phenomena that has only recently become a concern in the photovoltaic industry. PID impacts the ions of a solar cell
There are articles around the web assuming that off-grid power can be supplied by 100% renewable sources coupled with storage facilities. In most actual situations