July 15th, 2016
This week’s TOP 5 includes a 6MW project for Nidec in Japan, Mcquarie investing $200million in Advanced Microgrid Solutions, the acquisition of 1Energy Systems by Doosan, the launch of integrated storage systems by Greensmith and a project in Africa for Aquion.
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- Nidec ASI will supply a 6MW/6MWh storage system to Advantec on the island of Hokkaido, in Japan. The storage system will be coupled to a 6MWp PV plant.
- Macquarie invested $200million in Advanced Microgrid Solutions.
- « Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC), a Korea-based company specialized in power generation technologies, announced the acquisition of Seattle-based 1Energy Systems » The amount of the transaction has not been disclosed.
- Greensmith Energy launched its behind-the-meter energy storage solution called Omni. The fully integrated storage system is available in four configurable sizes—100kW, 250kW, 500kW and 1MW.
- Aquion and SolarAfrica announced the completion of an off-grid microgrid at a tourism facility in Kenya. The microgrid consists of two independent systems, each of which has 106 kWh of Aquion batteries paired with a 37 kW solar array.