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Press Releases

August 2017

Successful PPAs for Solar-Diesel Hybrid Microgrids in Mining and Other Large-Scale Applications

 

THEnergy sees efficient power purchase agreements (PPAs) as the key success factor in the current booming market of reducing diesel consumption by renewables.

Press release - Successful PPAs for Solar-Diesel Hybrid Microgrids in Mining and Other Large-Scale Applications
2017AUG-PR-Hybrid-PPAs_final.pdf
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Solar-Diesel Hybrid Plant at Mine Site in Southern Africa - (c) THEnergy
Solar-Diesel Hybrid Plant at Mine Site in Southern Africa - (c) THEnergy
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Solar-Diesel Hybrid Plant at Mine Site in Southern Africa - (c) THEnergy
Solar-Diesel Hybrid Plant at Mine Site in Southern Africa - (c) THEnergy
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July 2017

One year of PV-battery diesel hybrid operations on a Caribbean island: THEnergy confirms the outstanding performance of the SMA microgrid

 

Press release - One year of PV-battery diesel hybrid operations on a Caribbean island: THEnergy confirms the outstanding performance of the SMA microgrid
2017Jul_PR_StEustatius_Final.pdf
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PV-Battery Diesel Hybrid Plant on Sint Eustatius (c) SMA Sunbelt
PV-Battery Diesel Hybrid Plant on Sint Eustatius (c) SMA Sunbelt
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PV-Battery Diesel Hybrid Plant on Sint Eustatius - (c) SMA Sunbelt
PV-Battery Diesel Hybrid Plant on Sint Eustatius - (c) SMA Sunbelt
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May 2017

 

THEnergy Analysis: Solar-diesel and Wind-diesel Microgrids for Off-grid Mines Gain Momentum – New Projects Expected

Press release - THENERGY ANALYSIS: Solar-diesel and Wind-diesel Microgrids for Off-grid Mines Gain Momentum – New Projects Expected
2017May_PR_Momentum-Renewables-Mining.pd
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Hybrid plant  in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
Hybrid plant in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
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Overview of solar-diesel and wind-diesel hybrid projects (by THEnergy)
Overview of solar-diesel and wind-diesel hybrid projects (by THEnergy)
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October 2016

PFISTERER/THEnergy study: Mobile solar/wind and storage solutions for reducing diesel consumption in the mining industry

Press release: PFISTERER/THEnergy study: Mobile solar/wind and storage solutions for reducing diesel consumption in the mining industry
2016OCT_PR_Pfisterer_THEnergy_REf.pdf
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PFISTERER's CrossPower System - (c) PFISTERER
PFISTERER's CrossPower System - (c) PFISTERER
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October 2016

Stronger Together - Many New Partnerships Are Forming In Solar And Wind Microgrid Markets

Press release: Stronger Together - Many New Partnerships Are Forming In Solar And Wind Microgrid Markets
2016OCT_PR_Microgrid_Partnerships.pdf
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September 2016

THEnergy closes financing gap for mid-sized off-grid solar and wind power plants

Press release - THEnergy closes financing gap for mid-sized off-grid solar and wind power plants
2016SEP_PR_Financing_medium-sized hybrid
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Hybrid plant in Southern Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in Southern Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
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August 2016

 

Hotels and resorts are pioneers for new renewable energy and storage technologies

Press release - Hotels and resorts are pioneers for new renewable energy and storage technologies
2016AUG_PR_Hotels_as_cleantech_pioneers.
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1 MW PV plant of CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa at Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla - approved for media publication with source: CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa
1 MW PV plant of CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa at Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla - approved for media publication with source: CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa
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HeliosLite/THEnergy white paper: Disruptive 1.5-axis trackers improve on-site solar power generation for hotels and resorts

Press release - HeliosLite/THEnergy white paper: Disruptive 1.5-axis trackers improve on-site solar power generation for hotels and resorts
2016JUL_PR_HeliosLite_THEnergy.pdf
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1.5-axis tracker - (c) HeliosLite
1.5-axis tracker - (c) HeliosLite
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Utility-scale example of 1.5-axis trackers - (c) HeliosLite SAS
Utility-scale example of 1.5-axis trackers - (c) HeliosLite SAS
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Press release - GIZ/ German Energy Solutions Initiative/ THEnergy-Analysis: Momentum for solar-diesel hybrid microgrids in the Zambian mining industry
2016JUNE_PR_GIZ-THEnergy_Zambia.pdf
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Hybrid plant in Southern Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in Southern Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH

Press release

STEADYSUN / THEnergy white paper: Sky Imaging - A competition for Storage in Solar-Diesel-Hybrid Applications?

Press Release, April 2016 - english
STEADYSUN / THEnergy white paper: Sky Imaging - A Competition for Storage in Solar-Diesel-Hybrid Applications?
2016APR_PR_SkyImager_for_Hybrid.pdf
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Xavier Le Pivert, CEO of STEADYSUN, with Sky Imager
Xavier Le Pivert, CEO of STEADYSUN, with Sky Imager
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Xavier Le Pivert, CEO of STEADYSUN, with SkyImager
STEADYSUN CEO Xavier Le Pivert with a Sk
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Picture of a Sky Imager
Picture of a Sky Imager
STEADYSUN's forecasting software
STEADYSUN's forecasting software

Press release for Electric Fuel Energy

Novel Israeli Iron Flow Energy Storage Solution Will Drive Down Costs and Optimize the Use of Renewables 

Ronen Badichi, President of Arotech's Power Systems Division and CEO of Electric Fuel Energy - (c) Electric Fuel Energy
Ronen Badichi, President of Arotech's Power Systems Division and CEO of Electric Fuel Energy - (c) Electric Fuel Energy
Part of EFE's unique anode structure - (c) Electric Fuel Energy
Part of EFE's unique anode structure - (c) Electric Fuel Energy
Headquarter Electric Fuel Energy - (c) Electric Fuel Energy
Headquarter Electric Fuel Energy - (c) Electric Fuel Energy
Press Release, February 2016 - english
Ripasso / THEnergy study: Renewables for mining go baseload with a hybrid fuel-solar solution
2016FEB-PR_Ripasso-THEnergy.pdf
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Ripasso CSP system in Upington, South Africa (c) Ripasso Energy
Ripasso CSP system in Upington, South Africa (c) Ripasso Energy
Ripasso CSP system in Upington, South Africa (c) Ripasso Energy
Ripasso CSP system in Upington, South Africa (c) Ripasso Energy
Ripasso CSP system in Upington, South Africa (c) Ripasso Energy
Ripasso CSP system in Upington, South Africa (c) Ripasso Energy
Ripasso CSP system in Upington, South Africa (c) Ripasso Energy
Ripasso CSP system in Upington, South Africa (c) Ripasso Energy

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http://www.ripassoenergy.com/media/

Press Release, January 2016 - english
Oil price dumping improves mining companies’ position regarding long-term renewable energy contracts
2016JAN-PR-Oil Price-Mining.pdf
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Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Press Release, November 2015 - english
THEnergy sees mining companies prepare action plans against carbon measures at the Paris climate conference
2015NOV_PR_ClimateConference-Mining.pdf
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Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Press Release, October 2015 - english
New momentum for off-grid renewables: EUR 200–400 million for solar- and wind-diesel hybrid and storage projects with a focus on mines
2015OCT_PR_Investment Fund-THEnergy.pdf
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Hybrid plant  in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
Hybrid plant in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH

October 2015

Danvest/THEnergy study: flexible low-load gensets are a game changer in mining for solar–diesel hybrid solutions

Press Release, October 2015 - english
The other side of the Volkswagen scandal: THEnergy sees increasing pressure on remote hotels and resorts to replace diesel with solar and wind energy
2015OCT_PR_Volkswagen-THEnergy.pdf
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PV plant on St. Croix Island -  approved for media publication with source: NRG
PV plant on St. Croix Island - approved for media publication with source: NRG
PV plant on St Croix Island - (c) NRG
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October 2015

Danvest/THEnergy study: flexible low-load gensets are a game changer in mining for solar–diesel hybrid solutions

Press Release, October 2015 - english
Danvest/THEnergy study: flexible low-load gensets are a game changer in mining for solar–diesel hybrid solutions
20151001OCT_PR_DANVEST-THEnergy.pdf
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New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona USA - please contact THEnergy if you want to publish this picture - (c) is with Getty images and needs to be registered
New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona USA - please contact THEnergy if you want to publish this picture - (c) is with Getty images and needs to be registered
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant  in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
Hybrid plant in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH

September, 2015

Cronimet / THEnergy study: In solar for mines size does not always matter

Press Release, September 2015 - english
CRONIMET / THEnergy study: In solar for mines size does not always matter
2015SEP_PR_CRONIMET_THEnergy-Study.pdf
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Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
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Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
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Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
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Thomas Hillig, Gründer von THEnergy
Thomas Hillig, Gründer von THEnergy
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Rollie Armstrong, Geschäftsführer von CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH - Veröffentlichung mit Angabe der Bildrechte: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Rollie Armstrong, Geschäftsführer von CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH - Veröffentlichung mit Angabe der Bildrechte: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
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June, 2015

THEnergy Launches Online Platform for Renewable Energy on Island Locations

June, 2015

PV tender for French Islands carries unique potential for storage solutions

Press Release, June2 2015 - english
PV tender for French Islands carries unique potential for storage solutions
2015JUN_PR_FrenchIslands.pdf
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PV-diesel hybrid plant on an island - approved for media publication with source: DHYBRID
PV-diesel hybrid plant on an island - approved for media publication with source: DHYBRID
PV-diesel hybrid plant on an island - (c) DHYBRID
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PV plant on an island -  approved for media publication with source: NRG
PV plant on an island - approved for media publication with source: NRG
Screenshot of plant database
Screenshot of plant database
PV-diesel hybrid plant on the Maldives - approved for media publication with source: DHYBRID
PV-diesel hybrid plant on the Maldives - approved for media publication with source: DHYBRID
Screenshot of plant database
Screenshot of plant database
Screenshot of plant database
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Press Release, June 2015 - english
THEnergy Launches Online Platform for Renewable Energy on Island Locations
2015JUN_PR_Renewables_Islands.pdf
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PV plant on St. Croix Island -  approved for media publication with source: NRG
PV plant on St. Croix Island - approved for media publication with source: NRG
PV plant on St. Croix Island - (c) NRG
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PV-diesel hybrid plant on the Maldives - approved for media publication with source: DHYBRID
PV-diesel hybrid plant on the Maldives - approved for media publication with source: DHYBRID
PV-diesel hybrid plant on the Maldives - (c) DHYBRID
Maldives_Dhybrid.jpg
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PV-diesel-hybrid plant on Al Yassat Island, United Arab Emirates - approved for media publication with source: ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH
PV-diesel-hybrid plant on Al Yassat Island, United Arab Emirates - approved for media publication with source: ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH
PV-diesel-hybrid plant on Al Yassat Island, United Arab Emirates - (c) ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH
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May, 2015

Tesla Storage Announcement is another Piece of the Puzzle in Renewable Energy Hybrid Markets

Press Release, May 2015 - english
Tesla Storage Announcement is another Piece of the Puzzle in Renewable Energy Hybrid Markets
2015MAY_PR_Tesla_Hybrid_english.pdf
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Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
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Redavia.jpg
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February, 2015

THEnergy study: Renewable energy boosts negotiation position of mining companies toward current energy suppliers

Press Release, February 2015 - english
THEnergy study: Renewable energy boosts negotiation position of mining companies toward current energy suppliers
2015FEB_PR_Renewables_and_Negotiating po
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Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
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Zimbi Overview.jpg
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Hybrid plant  in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
Hybrid plant in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH

January, 2015

Oil-price Temporarily Slows Diffusion of Solar-Diesel-Hybrid Systems in the Mining Industry

Press Release, January 2015 - english
Oil-price Temporarily Slows Diffusion of Solar-Diesel-Hybrid Systems in the Mining Industry
2015JAN_PR_Oil-price_Solar_Mining.pdf
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Hybrid plant  in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
Hybrid plant in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH

December, 2014

THEnergy study: Solar power without initial investment becomes reality for mining companies

Press Release, December 2014 - english
Solar power without initial investment becomes reality for mining companies
2014DEC_PR_Mining_External_Investors.pdf
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Hybrid plant  in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
Hybrid plant in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH

November, 2014
Renewable energy commitment can considerably improve the stock price of mining companies

Press Release, November 2014 - english
Renewable energy commitment can considerably improve the stock price of mining companies
2014NOV_PR_Renewables_Mining_Stock price
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Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant in South Africa - approved for media publication with source: CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH
Hybrid plant  in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH
Hybrid plant in Western Tanzania during construction - approved for media publication with source: Redavia GmbH

October 15, 2014
At Mining Sites Renewable Energy Systems Are up to 70 Percent Less Expensive than Diesel Power

Press Release, October 15, 2014 - english
THEnergy launches online platform for renewable energy applications at mining sites.
20141015_PressRelease_THEnergy_Renewable
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Top 5 Hybrid Energy News (Solar- and Wind-Diesel-Hybrid + Microgrids) – October 2017 by THEnergy

The October edition of our “Top 5 Hybrid Energy News” includes another hybrid project in mining and two announcements for the telecom sector. The new edition features Caterpillar, Barloworld, B2Gold, OMC, Mitsui, Rockefeller Foundation, Greenwish, Orange, RusHydro, NEDO, Tierra Hotels, Kraftwerk, and Qinous.

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Top 5 Hybrid Energy News (Solar- and Wind-Diesel-Hybrid + Microgrids) – August/September 2017 by THEnergy

The summer edition of our “Top 5 Hybrid Energy News” includes two new projects in the mining sector. The three other projects are all on islands. Mining and islands are two segments of the microgrid market that have increasingly gained momentum in the last months. The new edition features TATA, DHYBRID, GMA Garnet, Advanced Energy Resources, MPower, LUX Hospitality, Aera Group, Solar Design Associates, and U.S. Agriculture Department.

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