One of World’s Largest Miners Signs Deal to Install Hybrid Microgrid in Western Australia

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Gold Fields, one of the world's largest gold miners, plans to deploy a hybrid microgrid at a mine in Western Australia with an eye toward applying lessons learned to its other operations. The South African company has signed a deal with Aggreko, UK-based off-grid and remote power systems specialist, to design, build and operate the … [Read more...]

Global Microgrid Tour: All Signs Point to Australia

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Peter Asmus, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, offers a snapshot of global microgrid development trends, then zeros in on Australia as the current hotspot for smart integration of distributed energy resources (DERs). Why Australia? In his Microgrid 2018 presentation, Asmus discusses innovative microgrids, virtual power plants and … [Read more...]

Asia-Pacific Microgrid Market Poised for Exponential Growth: Frost & Sullivan

The Asia-Pacific microgrid market is poised for “exponential growth,” a 38.3 percent rise from $84.2 million in 2013 to $814.3 million in 2020, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report. Test pilots are underway in most countries – largely to secure resilient supply. Japan leads the pack, according to the report, “Analysis of the … [Read more...]