off-grid


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off-grid

adj
not involving or requiring the use of mainstream sources of energy
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com/research/cc55b6/global_offgrid) has announced the addition of the "Global Off-grid Energy Storage Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
On Thursday, Rwanda s renewable energy sector secured a $50 million financial boost from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to support development of financially sustainable long-term markets for the private sector provision of off-grid electricity services.
Under this initiative, Punjab government will provide electricity related facilities on priority basis through solar solution in off-grid and remote area schools.
The program will provide off-grid renewable energy service providers and other market stakeholders with essential information about cutting-edge off-grid-compatible appliances to create new market and policy opportunities and reach a broader base of underserved customers.
We live off-grid and don't feel we are on the fringe of society or don't have a true grasp of what's happening in the world around us, as a reader mentioned in the Nov/Dec 2014 issue.
Currently, off-grid customers do not enjoy the same protections given to mains customers, and prices for gas for off-grid customers are not regulated as strictly, resulting in neighbours paying different prices for gas from the very same suppliers.
In addition, the DOE has promoted the growth of off-grid generation of electricity, called distributed generation.
Designed by artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen, Little Sun also helps improve off-grid livelihoods by reducing household expenditures on expensive lighting fuels and by supporting off-grid entrepreneurs who can sell the lamps in their communities, generating local profits.
Off-grid renewable energy can expand clean, reliable and cost-effective electricity access in rural areas, the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) said at a conference in Manila recently.
When considering off-grid, renewable sources of energy to power sensors, meters, pumps, controllers and communication links at remote industrial sites, the options typically come down to two: solar or wind.
Off-Grid Energy won a national competition to demonstrate its ideas at the Conference Start Up Hub and is one of only 12 businesses chosen to attend.
The data gathered from the site will be shared with Constructing Excellence in Wales, the Building Research Establishment, SSE and Caerphilly council to inform future off-grid living projects.