• Energy storage updater - June 2018

    Hybrid projects combining battery storage with solar photovoltaic (PV) are continuing to grow in popularity in developed markets due to their ability to maximize renewable energy; storing excess energy generated that can then be utilized at a later time.

    June 12, 2018

  • Doing business in Papua New Guinea

    This inaugural edition of our Doing Business in Papua New Guinea guide provides insights based on our local knowledge and experience.

    June 06, 2018

  • Securing sustainable energy independence for the Greek islands: the role of storage

    Until recently, there were 32 autonomous power systems in the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea (non-interconnected islands or NIIs), all of which depended on fossil fuels (diesel and heavy fuel oil) from thermal plants as their primary source of power.

    June 06, 2018

  • Big changes in how new power projects connect to the grid

    A Federal Energy Regulatory Commission order in mid-April made significant changes in how power plants of more than 20 megawatts in size can connect in the future to the utility grid.

    June 05, 2018

  • Proxy revenue swaps for solar

    Risk-transfer products, such as volume puts or swaps, are now standard product offerings, serving as offtake arrangements in lieu of traditional power purchase agreements.

    June 05, 2018

  • Halting coal and nuclear retirements

    Coal and nuclear power plant retirements may be halted for two years under an order that the US Department of Energy appears to be moving closer to issuing.

    June 05, 2018

  • Solar-plus battery projects take hold in Africa

    Governments and utilities in sub-Saharan Africa are sending a clear message in recent meetings that what really interests them is solar projects with battery storage.

    June 05, 2018

  • CCAs and risk management

    A group of panelists talked at an Infocast community choice energy conference in La Jolla in April about the types of risks facing CCAs and how they manage them.

    June 05, 2018

  • New tools to overcome barriers to financing impact projects

    When traditional forms of funding are unavailable because private investors are risk averse, enthused philanthropic organizations have devised ways to minimize risks and thereby lower the barriers to private investment.

    June 05, 2018

  • Infrastructure opportunities in the US

    A group of panelists talked about the outlook and timetable for the Trump infrastructure plan and then had a wide-ranging discussion about other current topics and potential growth areas for new infrastructure investment at a breakfast roundtable hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright and Inframation in late April in New York.

    June 05, 2018