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Sigma Thermal Purchases a 100 Kilowatt Solar Installation from Renewvia

In keeping with their company-wide dedication to optimized efficiency and innovative energy savings, Sigma Thermal has installed a 100 kW solar energy array at the company’s facility in Marietta, Ga. This advanced, eco-friendly technology will supplement roughly half of the manufacturer’s electricity needs during peak consumption times, and nearly 100% in lower consumption periods. Read…

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Renewvia to commission micro-grids on Kenya’s Lake Victoria islands

US solar developer Renewvia Energy will commission three solar and battery-powered micro-grids on islands in Lake Victoria over the next six months, providing power for around 4,000 homes and businesses. A system on Ringiti island in Homa Bay is likely to begin operating this month and another on Ndeda island in Siaya county in May.…

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Renewvia Energy Constructing milestone solar microgrid network in rural Kenya following USTDA-Funded feasibility study

Renewvia will connect up to 4,000 homes and businesses in Kenya from 13 different sites in 2018. Renewvia Energy is helping underserved communities and businesses in rural Kenya access the energy they need to improve their lives and bolster their economy. Renewvia is building a network of solar microgrid stations that will provide clean, efficient, and…

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Kenyan businesses and homes to benefit from solar microgrid project

Underserved communities and businesses in rural Kenya are soon going to access the energy they need to improve their lives and boost their economy. Renewvia Energy, a solar energy solutions provider is helping achieve this milestone. Renewvia conducted a year-long solar microgrid feasibility study in 2017, talking to all stakeholders and community members at length about…

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East Africa: An emerging microgrid hub

Microgrid development: The new Energizing Finance report by Sustainable Energy for All showed that in the 20 countries with the largest unelectrified populations, only 1% of all electricity investment in 2013 – 2014 went to decentralized energy solutions. Given the International Energy Agency’s prediction that more than 40% of the unelectrified population will be reached…

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