In many developing countries, access to electricity is still a major socio-economic issue. Madagascar, where the electrification rate in rural areas barely reaches 6%, is a perfect illustration of this. The extension of electricity networks often requires a large and risky investment. As a result, and under the effect of a significant reduction in the
ENEA Consulting was commissioned by CitiPower and Powercor to examine the issues faced by Australian distribution networks in maintaining security and quality of supply in the context of increasing distributed energy resources (DER). The study assessed the techno-economic performance of potential solutions. The study also made recommendations to enable increased DER on distribution networks. The
There has never been a more meaningful time to integrate impact into infrastructure investment strategies and operations, and it has never before been more necessary to invest in more resilient assets for cities, communities, and future generations. Today we are sharing our roadmap to meeting this critical, realizable challenge. Over the last 4 years Meridiam
Issues related to LPG safety, both real and perceived, inhibit the uptake of LPG by consumers, slowing potential market growth, and contributing to lack of confidence in return on investment for both investors and companies. Innovative technologies and other potential solutions are emerging that both purposefully and indirectly alleviate safety concerns.
GRTgaz and ENEA Consulting published the first study on the potential of hydrothermal gasification, an emerging renewable gas production technology from waste and liquid biomass residues.
This report highlights key market, financing, and regulatory challenges related to the scale-up of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as a cooking fuel, particularly for those low-income families living at the “base of the pyramid” (BoP). The content was developed from information acquired through a technical assistance engagement the Clean Cooking Alliance and ENEA Consulting delivered to KopaGas in Tanzania.
Biogas is a renewable, reliable and local energy source. The biogas industry provides an alternative route for waste treatment while contributing to the development of local economies. ENEA Consulting was commissioned by Bioenergy Australia to prepare this public report, which examines the benefits of biogas and the hurdles currently faced by the industry in Australia. The report also includes recom-mendations to advance Australia’s biogas sector.
How can microgrid developers increase project financial attractiveness? Over 1.1 billion people in the world today do not have access to electricity. Approximately 600 million of these people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Distributed renewable microgrids are widely recognized for their potential to bring electricity to hundreds of millions of Sub-Saharan Africans. These village-scale assets range
ADEME study – The integration of renewable energies and energy recovery in industry: sector-based solutions
As of the 80’s, in a context of increasingly volatile energy costs and growing interest in the problem of global warming, industries began to progressively work to better control their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental footprint. Although there have been real successes, the deployment of Renewable Energies and Energy Recovery technologies (REER) has not
ENEA Consulting and 7 reference partners – Biogaz Vallée, Cryo Pur, GRDF, GRTgaz, Meridiam, TIGF and TOTAL – have published a report on their in-depth study of the French biomethane sector’s state of development. This comprehensive and objective overview is completed by ideas to boost the development of the sector. Launched in 2011, the French
Renewable energy (RE) integration in the industry is already widespread worldwide. Beyond GHG emissions reduction, it brings direct operational, economical and non-financial benefits to industrial players in a changing energy environment. ENEA Consulting published the results of a study on the integration of RE in the industry conducted in partnership with Kerdos Energy for the
Energy kiosk is a potential solution to meet productive energy need for rural electrification. This work explores the concept and highlights the differences with minigrids.