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ees Global Articles Created by Aaron Leopold, Vice President, Alliance for Rural Electrification & Rebecca Symington, Board Member, Alliance for Rural Electrification

The State of the Decentralised Renewable Energy Sector

There are 12 key Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which need to be achieved in the decentralised renewable energy sector and the first developments are taking shape. Big changes are already taking place, including the EU’s External Investment Plan, which helps boost investment in partner...


ees Global Articles Created by Kerstin Pienisch, International Business Development, Next Kraftwerke

Virtual Power Plant – It’s More Than Just Connecting

It is important to provide small and medium-sized energy producers and consumers the opportunity to participate in the energy market – a market which usually is inaccessible for them due to minimum thresholds of megawatt production. In addition to gaining access to the market, these power producers...


ees Global Articles Created by Dr. Thomas F. Krausse, Managing Director, BlueSky Energy and Lyle Gold, US Operations, BlueSky Energy

The New Generation of Saltwater Batteries

No doubt it is a dynamic environment for electrochemical energy storage. Seeing the various market opportunities, price developments and participants entering and exiting the battery market demonstrate a very dynamic landscape. Besides the established technologies such as lead-acid batteries (with...


Figure (Source: USGS) demonstrates this sharp increase in prices.

ees Global Articles Created by Fayaz Ahmed, Founder & Chief Analyst, Sustainable Energy & Blockchain Solutions (SEB’S)

A Reality Check About Supply Chain of Lithium-Ion Batteries

There are different types of batteries but Lithium-ion batteries are the most popular batteries playing an important role in battery revolution. Lithium-ion batteries have many advantages over other types of batteries existing on the market. Lithium-ion batteries can be discharged more deeply and...


PV Mission Tschad

ees Global Articles Created by Iris Meyer, Press Officer, IBC SOLAR AG

Solar System Makes Béthel Education Centre in Chad Less Dependent on Diesel

Having access to electricity at all times of the day was certainly not taken for granted at Centre Béthel, a Catholic education centre in Chad. Its supply of energy, and therefore also water, was dependent on diesel generators, which could only be operated a few hours a day because of the high costs...