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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The July edition of our “Top 5 Hybrid Energy News” includes a cutting-edge water-treatment project, a large-scale community project, a major acquisition, a hybrid energy system for a hospital, and a support scheme. It features Water Mission, Poul Due Jensen Foundation, Power and Water Corporation, Conergy, BMD, Aggreko, Younicos, UOSSM, and ADB. The July edition covers news from Tanzania, Australia, UK, Germany, Syria, and the Pacific region.

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Per capita, the small Caribbean island of Sint Eustatius has installed more solar power than the top solar PV countries Germany, Japan, Italy, Australia, UK, USA, Spain, France, China, and India.

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