"PNOC intends to intensify its contribution to energy security and self-sufficiency by promoting the utilization of renewable energy sources particularly in off-grid
areas," the state-run firm said.
The acquisition will combine two leading players in the sector, and provide PowerGen with micro-grid assets, project pipeline, software IP, and human resources from E.ON Off-Grid
Cusi issued the directive to Pio Benavidez, Napocor president, after the state-owned corporation petitioned the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to increase missionary generation charges in off-grid
A micro grid is a small-scale power system able to provide stable power supply to off-grid
areas by combining distributed power sources such as diesel generators, solar power, wind power, and storage batteries.
If everything goes well, Mindoro would serve as an electrification model for the rest of the off-grid
islands in the Philippines,' he added.
One of my roles is to encourage the private sector into the off-grid
Counties considered as being off the grid network, particularly Wajir, Mandera, Marsabit, Turkana and Garissa have been earmarked as being recipients of off-grid
power through solar minigrids.
Sixty-seven per cent of electricity access in Cambodia's rural areas comes from the national grid, while 31 per cent is from off-grid
"Acumen's investing experience has shown us that Africa has a unique opportunity to solve its energy problem," said Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO of Acumen."By building scalable solutions that can bring power to low-income communities that have lived without electricity for too long, we can create a seismic shift in off-grid
energy, releasing immense levels of human productivity and minimising impact on the environment.
In the NEP 2.0, the government provides an update on the progress achieved over the past year and provides a detailed framework for the integration of off-grid
technologies with grid connectivity, leveraging on both public and private sector efforts for the achievement of 35 percent of off-grid
access by 2025.
Summary: Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has positioned itself in the commercial off-grid
energy sector by increasing its capacity to rapidly deploy solar kits in off-grid
communities around the world.