PV-self consumption

PV-Hybrid

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Bolivia

Location: Cobija

Installed pv-capacity: 5 MWp

Commissioning: 2014

Operated by: ENDE

Installer / EPC: Eléctrica Guarachi S.A, Isotron S.A.U. (Grupo ISASTUR)

Inverters: 6 x SMA Sunny Central 800CP-XT central inverter, 4 x SMA Sunny Central Storage 630 battery inverter

Modules: 

Comment: SMA Fuel Save Controller, biggest pv-diesel-hybrid installation with storage

 

Source: Solarify

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Maledives

Location: Ungoofaaru und Kudahuvadhoo Islands

Installed PV-capacity: app. 300 kWp (both islands together)

Commissioning: 2014

Operated by: project supported by GIZ anf financed by IKI and BMBU

Installer / EPC: JuWi

Inverters:

Controllers: SMA Fuel Saver

Modules:

Comment:

 

Source: AHK / JuWi

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: France

Location: Atoll Reao, French Polynesia

Installed pv-capacity: 140 kWp

Commissioning: 2010

Operated by: 

Installer / EPC: Helio Soler Technopro, Papeette, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Inverters: SMA

Controller: SMA MULTICLUSTER BOX 36

Modules: 

Comment:

 

Source: Tahiti-Info (August 14, 2014)

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Kenya

Location: Mfangano island

Installed pv-capacity: app. 40 kWp

Commissioning: 2013

Operated by: Kenya Power and Lighting Company

Installer / EPC: Dreampower / JuWi

Inverters:

Modules: 

Comment: system without battery

 

Source: pv-tech (August 14, 2014)

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: UK, Scottland

Location: Eigg Island, 
Outer Hebrides

PV-power installed: 32 kWp 

Commissioning: 2008 & 2011

Operated by: Eigg Electric

Installer / EPC: 

Scottish Hydro Contracting Ltd., Wind and Sun

Inverters: SMA

Controller: MultiCluster Box MC-Box-12

Modules: BP Solar

Comment: 100 kW hydro power
, 24 kW wind power
 power; total energy storage is approx. 212kWh to 50% DOD

 

Source: Wind&Sun

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Kingdom of Tonga

Location: Vava’u

PV-size: 500 kWp

Commissioning: 2013

Operated by: Tonga Power Ltd.

Installer / EPC: Masdar

Inverters:

Controller: SMA Fuel Save Controller

Modules:

Comment: diesel generators 2 x 600 kW; 2 x 186 kW; 1 x 300 kW

 

Source: Photon

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Mali

Location: Kimparana

Installed PV-power: 72 kWp

Commissioning: 2007

Operated by: SSD-EN SA Yéelenkura / Fres

Installer / EPC: TSS / SSD-EN SA Yéelenkura

Inverters:

Controller: 

PV-modules: 

Comment: 100 KVA diesel genset 

 

Source: Electricity and Water Regulatory Commission of Mali  & TSS4U

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Mali

Location: Ouélessébougou

installed PV-power: 216 kWp

Commissioning: 2012

Operated by: EDM

Installer / EPC: ZED Mali SA

Inverters:

Controller: 

PV-modules: 

Comment: 2 x 220 kw diesel generators, 4000 Ah battery

 

Source: ECOWREX (August 14, 2014)

 

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Mali

Location: Kolondiéba 

installed PV-power: 152 kWp

Commissioning: 2012

Operated by: SSD-EN SA Yéelen Kura / FRES

Installer / EPC: Asantys Systems Heidelberg

Inverters:

Controller: 

PV-modules: 

Comment: 250 kVA diesel generators, 576 x 2900 Ah-2V batteries (Hoppecke)

 

Source: ECOWREX (August 14, 2014)

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Mali

Location: Ourikéla

installed PV-power: 51 kWp

Commissioning: 2011

Operated by: SSD-EN SA Yéelen Kura / FRES

Installer / EPC: Asantys Systems Heidelberg

Inverters:

Controller: 

PV-modules: 

Comment: 100 kVA diesel generators

 

Source:  ECOWREX

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Mali

Location: Kéniéba

installed PV-power: 243 kWp

Commissioning: 2013

Operated by: KAMA Mali SA

Installer / EPC: 

Inverters:

Controller: 

PV-modules: 

Comment: 500 kVA diesel generators

 

Source:  ECOWREX (August 14, 2014)

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Cape Verde

Location: Monte Trigo, Santo Antão Island

Installed PV-power: 27 kWp

Commissioning: 2011

Operated by: Municipality of Santo Antâo 

Installer / EPC: APP

Inverters:

Controller: 

PV-modules: AtersaComment: 20 kVA diesel generators as backup

 

Source:  Brigantti et al.

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Malaysia

Location: spread accross 9 islands

Installed PV-power: 1,5 MWp

Commissioning: 2013

Operated by: Malaysian government

Installer / EPC: IBC SOLAR AG

Inverters: 

Controller: 

PV-modules: 

Comment: 18 diesel generators and 6,8 MWh battery storage

Source:  Solar International

 

Application: local mini-grid

Country: Seychelles

Location: Aldabra Atoll

Installed PV-power: 25,4 kWp

Commissioning: 2013

Operated by: Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF)

Installer / EPC: IBC SOLAR AG

Inverters: 

Controller:

PV-modules:

Comment: storage system of 96 batteries with a total capacity of 315 kWh at 48 volts

 

Source:  Sun & Wind Energy

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