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As many as 60 percent of the Kenyan population now has access to electricity according to official data. But in neighbouring Tanzania, the penetration rate is less than half of that and sparsely populated rural communities are especially neglected.
Germany’s energy network nearly broken down in January because of poor execution from wind turbines and sun based boards, as indicated by information from a noteworthy exchange union.
Wind and sunlight based power plants failed to meet expectations in January, 2017, as a result of shady climate with almost no wind, setting the phase for monstrous power outages.
A noteworthy power outage nearly happened Jan. 24 and was just avoided when German vitality providers “also took the last reserve power plant,” Michael Vassiliadis, leader of the union which speaks to power plants IG Bergbauchemie Energie, told columnists. The nation’s energy matrix was strained to as far as possible and could have gone disconnected altogether, setting off a national power outage, if only one power plant had gone disconnected, as per Vassiliadis.
“he renewables could not even offer five percent [of total power demand.] Coal, gas and nuclear power kept the country almost in the first place under the electric current,” Vassiliadis said.
Kamuthi in Tamil Nadu, India is now home to the world’s largest solar plant that adds 648 MW to the country’s generating capacity.
Previously, the Topaz Solar Farm in California, which was completed two years ago and has a capacity of 550 MW, held the title. Aljazeera reports:
Tesla has announced their solar panels are nearly entirely powering the island of Ta’u in American Samoa.
SolarCity developed a microgrid with 1.4 megawatts of solar generation capacity — enough to power nearly 100% of the island, according to a SolarCity blog posted on Tuesday. The microgrid is enabled by 60 Tesla Powerpacks, the company’s large commercial battery, which can store solar energy at night.