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Solar Flight & More Weekly Microgrid News Highlights from HOMER Energy, Week Ending 7/29/16

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The Flying Microgrid: Solar Impulse Completes Fuel-free Around-the-world Solar Flight Solar Impulse 2 landed its final leg this week, a 100% solar flight from Cairo to Abu Dhabi that completed a one-year journey around the world. With this landing, Solar Impulse became the first airplane to circle the globe using only solar power–and no fuel whatsoever. The aircraft first took off from Abu Dhabi last March and after 17 legs, landed back in […]

HOMER Energy’s Handpicked News Highlights, Week Ended June 3, 2016

The latest global microgrid project stats, a hybrid microgrid demo at the Port of Los Angeles and a CHP microgrid for a U.S. Army base in Germany highlight this week’s distributed energy news.