Latest Off-the-grid Stories

2014-07-10 08:22:29

Photovoltaic (PV) Micro-grids will Bring Electricity to Six Remote Villages by the End of 2014 BELMONT, Calif. and CHENNAI, India, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced a new project that will install 159 kilowatts (kW) of solar PV micro-grids with battery storage in six remote Indian villages, which will bring electricity to, and thereby improve health and...

2014-07-08 12:23:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CyboEnergy, Inc., announced today that it has released a new version of off-grid CyboInverters capable of running heavy AC loads including motors, pumps, refrigerators, and air conditioners. CyboEnergy is demonstrating the new products at Intersolar on July 8-10, 2014 in San Francisco, California. CyboEnergy CEO, Dr. George Cheng said, "This new product is significant because it can run refrigerators to store vaccines for clinics...

2014-07-08 12:22:59

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JuiceBox Energy introduces its plug and play battery storage and energy management system for solar energy storage. The system features an advanced 8.6kWh lithium-ion energy storage system for residential and commercial renewable energy installations and a system controller that enables peak shifting, electricity demand charge reduction and back-up power for grid independence. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124820 The...

2014-06-26 23:01:45

ICAP Patent Brokerage Announces Licensing and Manufacturing Opportunities for Solar Panel Array and Mobile Solar Powered Generator for Remote, Off-grid Applications NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for license a solar powered micro-utility from Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. that features a unique array of stacked solar panels that can be deployed anywhere in the world to maximize off-grid energy production needs. Licensing and manufacturing rights for this...

2014-06-04 08:22:50

BURNABY, British Columbia, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Schneider Electric Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for solar power conversion chain, is proud to introduce the next generator of Conext XW Hybrid inverter. The Conext XW+ Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140603/94000 The New Conext XW+ is a hybrid inverter specifically designed for: backup power for homes and businesses, residential retrofit of grid-tie solar with backup, residential self-consumption,...

2014-04-22 08:24:54

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a $5 million impact investment in Little Sun, creators of portable, solar-powered lamps designed by co-founders: artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen. The company works with local entrepreneurs to sell its lamps to households where electricity is scarce or unavailable, at prices that are affordable to families currently using costly and toxic kerosene for their lighting. Little...

2014-04-02 23:22:35

Affordable, entry level solar powered generator kits that get the job done when you need it most. Packs enough power to support appliances such as fridges, TV's and sump pumps for a lower cost as compared to similar units. Merrick, New York (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Earthtech Products is proud to announce the launch of the affordable and expandable Earthtech Products 1800 Watt Solar Powered Generator Kit with 2 Solar Panels for homes, cabins and remote locations. For less than $2000,...

2014-02-25 23:24:09

Hawaii, California, Kentucky, Texas and New York Prime Candidates to Disrupt Existing Utility Business Models Snowmass, Colorado (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Today, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), HOMER Energy and CohnReznick Think Energy (CRTE) released a report detailing the potential for appreciable customer defection from the electric grid in major markets by 2025, without incurring higher costs or lower reliability. The report shows that, as the hybrid combination of solar photovoltaic...

2013-06-27 23:53:17

Solar Generators have the capacity, mobility & reliability needed for emergency backup & off-grid electricity at work or home this storm season. Reno, Nv (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The new 2500 watt solar generator by AIMS Power comes fully-connected as an all-in-one power system, and it’s assembled in America to be a solution for emergency backup power and sustainable living. A solar generator is the perfect answer to hurricane season, which during 2012 left more than eight million...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'