Innovative solar plus storage a boost for renewables domination
The mini-grid solution has the potential to replace coal and nuclear power stations within decades
Electricity generation is one of the largest industries worldwide. Changes in technology development are important economic events globally. Relative to other countries, SA is still struggling in the decarbonisation of electricity production with alternative technologies.
However, the news is that a relatively new concept, solar plus storage (or mini-grid, third generation), outlined by the World Development Bank in a report in June for low and middle- income countries will provide the local energy strategists with another conundrum to consider for an alternative market entry mechanism...