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How a solar-powered fridge is helping COVID vaccines reach the remotest areas of Kenya

Getting vials of vaccines to remote places where they’re needed can be a difficult undertaking, especially given the need to store them at the correct temperature during the journey when there’s no access to electricity. That’s where the Vaccibox comes in. It’s a solar-powered fridge designed for transporting vaccines to “off the grid” areas that […]

Audi tests new bi-directional charging for electric cars to store solar energy

Audi announced that it is testing a new bi-directional charging system for its electric vehicles with the goal to use them to store solar energy. Bi-directional charging, also known as Vehicle-to-Home (V2H) or Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G), has a great potential to create more value for electric vehicles through energy services. However, not many automakers are actively […]

Wood to build 190 MW of solar in Virginia

Wood, global engineering and consulting company, has secured two solar EPC contracts from an American power and energy company worth over $200 million. Wood was selected following a competitive tender process and will be responsible for delivering two major solar projects in Virginia with a combined output of 190 MW. The first project is a […]

Statkraft to buy power from 35-MW UK solar park

Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft AS will procure all the electricity generated by a 35-MW solar farm in England under a new hybrid power purchase and optimisation agreement. The company announced it signed the power purchase agreement (PPA) with Warrington Renewables (York) Limited, which is wholly-owned by the owner of the plant — the Warrington Borough […]