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South Africa’s DMRE Signs Off On Africa’s Largest Hybrid Energy Project

The South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has selected renewable energy development firm Oya Energy as one of the preferred bidders that will develop Africa’s largest hybrid energy project. Located near Matjiesfontein, the facility will combine solar photovoltaic (PV), wind and lithium-ion battery storage to produce 128 MW of power per year, and […]

What you need to know about insuring solar PV panels

Author – George Jennings As the construction industry evolves and adapts to trends and innovation, so must the underwriters supporting the industry. However, before we talk shop let’s discuss solar and photovoltaic energy panels. Solar technology is used to transform solar energy into thermal energy and can be divided in to two categories: concentrating solar-thermal […]

Solar micro-grid with 1 MW/4 MWh of vanadium redox flow storage in South Africa

Spanish renewable energy company Abengoa will deploy a 3.5 MW solar micro-grid at a vanadium mining site operated by Bushveld Minerals in South Africa. The storage system will be provided by Austria-based storage specialist Enerox Holdings Limited. Abengoa will deploy a 3.5 MW solar micro-grid linked to a 1 MW/4 MWh vanadium redox flow storage […]

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