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IEEFA Philippines: NPC-SPUG shift can drive savings to P13.5 billion per year

IEEFA Philippines: NPC-SPUG shift can drive savings to P13.5 billion per year

Shift from diesel to renewables can save electric coops P1.4-1.7 billion over next decade

3 December 2020 (IEEFA Philippines): The record-breaking disasters in the Philippines this year highlight the potential for renewable energy to power small island and isolated power grids and save the country up to P13.5 billion per year, and electric cooperatives an additional P1.4 to P1.7 billion over the next decade, finds a new report from […]

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IEEFA Australia: Are we ready for a power grid without coal?

IEEFA Australia: Are we ready for a power grid without coal?

Exploring alternatives to ensure a stable power grid

Are we ready for a power grid without coal? Australia’s electricity grid still relies on coal-fired generation. But with coal plants retiring and more renewables coming into the mix, that needs to change. Liddell power station is closing in 2023, and Yallourn in 2028. The way things are going we should expect others to close […]

IEEFA Philippines: NPC-SPUG shift can drive savings to P13.5 billion per year
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IEEFA Philippines: NPC-SPUG shift can drive savings to P13.5 billion per year

Shift from diesel to renewables can save electric coops P1.4-1.7 billion over next decade

3 December 2020 (IEEFA Philippines): The record-breaking disasters in the Philippines this year highlight the potential for renewable energy to power small island and isolated power grids and save the country up to P13.5 billion per year, and electric cooperatives an additional P1.4 to P1.7 billion over the next decade, finds a new report from […]

Actualización del IEEFA: Evaluar la transformación energética de Puerto Rico, una oportunidad para definir y promover el interés público

Actualización del IEEFA: Evaluar la transformación energética de Puerto Rico, una oportunidad para definir y promover el interés público

AEE está tratando de resolver problemas del siglo 21 con soluciones del siglo 20

Puerto Rico está en proceso de reformar su sistema de energía eléctrica: evaluar su plan integrado de recursos (PIR), aprobar las cambiantes regulaciones, adquirir un concesionario para la transmisión y distribución, y establecer la gerencia privada de plantas de generación de energía, entre otras actividades que afectarán el sistema eléctrico de la Isla en los […]

Solar-plus-storage systems bring cheaper, cleaner electricity to Philippines

Clean Technica: The small Filipino town of Paluan on the island of Mindoro has been electrified with the installation of its own Tesla battery powered solar plus storage minigrid. The new minigrid provides power to local residents who had been living on just a few hours of unstable electricity that came and went as inconsistently […]

November 27, 2018 Read More →

Microgrids, renewables should be priorities in Puerto Rico grid rebuild

USA Today: Visitors to Casa Pueblo, a community center in this mountain hamlet, can tour the solar-powered meeting rooms, listen in on the solar-powered radio station or catch a documentary at the solar-powered movie theater. Later, they could lunch at one of Puerto Rico’s first fully solar-powered restaurants just down the street. On an island […]

October 18, 2018 Read More →

Solar mini-grids offer economic option for Nigerian electrification plans

Quartz: Nigeria’s electricity problems mainly revolve around a power generating system that doesn’t produce enough to match demand and an ineffective tariff system that means power distributing companies can hardly make a profit. Just as crucial, there’s a significant infrastructure gap as more than half of Nigeria’s population lacks access to the national power grid. […]

September 12, 2018 Read More →

A Budding Micro-Grid Movement in Australia

Renew Economy: In Onslow, a town used as a base for the huge LNG projects, an even bigger transformation is taking place with a shift towards a renewable energy-focused micro-grid that will reduce the amount of fossil fuels by around 70 per cent. It claims it will be the country’s largest solar and storage micro-grid, […]

March 28, 2017 Read More →