In the next 5 months, BORG Energy India plans to roll out renewable energy to about 18,000 homes in northern India as part of a $45 US million investment in India’s market for rural electrification and EPC (engineering, procurement and construction). The energy will be provided by BORG Astra Plus Home Series, a Range of fully loaded micro solar power plants, specially designed to meet the energy needs of domestic households.
In addition to the home security and home automation solutions provided by Vivint, they launched a new solar energy service which has received a $75 Million renewable energy funding. Vivint Solar, the recently launch subsidiary will focus on providing affordable residential solar energy solutions across the U.S and its territories. The fund was made possible by U.S. Bancorp and will allow Vivint to make up to 2,400 solar system installations.
Billion Electric, a leading Asia Pacific-based provider in network equipments and green management products, will highlight its latest Solar and Wind Energy Management Solutions, Intelligent Streetlight Control and Management Solutions, Smart Grid AMI Solutions, and BPL / EoC Broadband Access Solutions at Hannover Messe 2011 which will be held on April 4th to 8th in Hannover, Germany, visitors will have the opportunity to witness the most up-to-date technologies.
Through their ongoing relationship and on the back of successfully completing relating projects, Toshiba is planning the development of a major smart grid project in Bulgaria. The project involve the building of a 10MW photovoltaic park capable of supplying electricity to up to 2000 homes. The project is worth EUR 37.6M and will be near Yambol. The project was announced during the visit of the Bulgarian Energy, Tourism and Energy Minister Traicho Traikov and a business delegation to Japan this week.
GE today unveiled plans for a “Net Zero Energy Home” project which combines GE's most efficient appliances and lighting, the company's new energy management systems, and GE power generating and storing technologies in new home construction. When applied together, the system would enable a homeowner to achieve net zero energy costs by 2015. The Net Zero Energy Home project -- and new smart grid consumer poll data from the U.S. and the U.K.