Grids & Integration

The Dominican Republic’s largest solar installation will use Trina modules

Trina has shared that it will be supplying 268,200 430/450 W double-glass TSM-DEG17M modules to the 120 MW Sunflower Solar Park, set to be constructed in the country’s San Cristobal province. January 20, 2021 Tim Sylvia One of the largest solar installations in the Caribbean is set to be constructed using Trina Solar panels, according …

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Morning Brief: Virginia fills third-party pilot, S.C. House calls for Santee Cooper to go clean

Hello one and all and welcome to the first morning brief of your work week. Today we have BoxPower delivering microgrids to earthquake-affected communities in Puerto Rico, and Sullivan Power winning an award for its UC Irvine installation. January 19, 2020 Tim Sylvia Image: Boxpower Virginia third-party solar pilot full: Established in 2013, the state …

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SunCast episode 204 – Tim Effio of Fluence on how storage is disrupting Caribbean thermal generation models

In this episode of SunCast, Nico talks with Tim Effio, head of Latam & Caribbean markets for Fluence on the macro and micro implications of Solar + Storage and its integration into emerging markets. December 10, 2019 Tim Sylvia Image: SunCast Listen to the episode here or head over to the SunCast blog. Welcome to …

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Puerto Rico plans stop short of the grid of the future

Electric utilities have a big problem. They are allowed to earn a rate of return on supplying electricity to customers, often with a monopoly on supply of power, but as part of this social grant they are supposed to deliver this power reliably. And as natural disasters such as storms and wildfires increase in severity …

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As utilities fight distributed generation, electricity is getting less reliable

One of the best tools that would allow utilities to meet their central stated mission of providing a stable electricity supply is one they are fighting the hardest. January 3, 2019 Christian Roselund If you look at the mission statement of any electric utility, one word will come up again and again: reliability. Providing a …

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