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Solar Mini-Grids Overview
Enerwhere is one of the world’s leading providers of commercial-scale mini-grids for the commercial and industrial sector. Our solar-hybrid plants combine the low costs and environmental benefits of solar PV with the reliability of diesel generators, to delivery unmatched performance 24/7.
How do mini-grids work?
With the scale-up of solar capacity around the world, solar power has become the cheapest source of electricity in the Middle East and Africa. However, even with more than 320 days of sunshine per year, there will be times when the sun doesn’t shine. For this reason, Enerwhere’s mini-grids combine solar panels with diesel generators in one seamless, synchronized package.
If existing diesel generators are relatively new and efficient, Enerwhere will simply add its rapid-deployment solar kits and synchronize the plant with its proprietary hybrid controllers. If the existing generators are due for replacement, Enerwhere can also provide high-efficiency diesel generators as part of a package.
What can I save?
Introducing solar into a conventional diesel generator-based mini-grid can save anywhere from 20-50% of the diesel fuel consumption. With the addition of battery storage, fuel savings can increase up to 100%. Reducing the load on the diesel generators can also allow customers to reduce the size of the generator, and save ongoing maintenance costs.
The exact financial savings from adding solar depend on the shape of the load curve, the operating schedule, and the contract duration. In general, the higher the share of power that is consumed during day time, and the more continuous the demand is, the lower the cost will be.
What do I need to get started?
Trying our solar systems is easy – just get started by providing us some details on you project, and we will contact you to discuss your requirement and to schedule a site visit of one of our sales engineers. The engineer will review your current energy consumption and assess the suitability of your site to come up with the optimal solar-hybrid system configuration.
“Our solar-diesel hybrid systems dramatically reduce the fuel consumption of diesel mini-grids, while providing the same or better reliability.”
– Daniel Zywietz, CEO
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