Mining town ditches diesel

Mining town ditches diesel

Four years since it came online, a wind-solar-battery microgrid has been able to meet all the electricity needs of a Chilean mining town.   Nidec Industrial Solutions engineered the microgrid for Enel Green Power, with a combined total power of 250kW/750kWh, to...
EDF and Nuvve partner on European V2G drive

EDF and Nuvve partner on European V2G drive

French energy supplier EDF is working with technology provider Nuvve to accelerate vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging in France, the UK and other key markets.   Nuvve will bring to the table its expertise in V2G technologies, which EDF will offer to customers in its four...
German supermarket to install fast chargers

German supermarket to install fast chargers

Dutch firm Fastned will install fast charging stations at four locations belonging to Germany supermarket chain REWE.   At each of the large Region Mitte stores around Frankfurt, Fastned will install its fast charging stations. Each station will have two 50kW fast...
Moixa’s bigger battery boosts solar consumption

Moixa’s bigger battery boosts solar consumption

The firm’s latest offering, a 4.8kWh battery, increases solar PV self-consumption and takes advantage of time-of-use tariffs for bill savings. Moixa has installed 1500 home batteries across the UK, based on its 2kWh or 3kWh versions. Per kWh the latest bigger battery...