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Hybrid Power


Coverage of electricity systems that generate power from two or more sources, typically sharing a single connection point.

Hybrids Combine Technologies to Enhance Electricity Production

Solar + wind, solar + storage, wind + storage—even fossil fuels combined with renewable energy—are supporting the growth of hybrid power plants that are breaking the norms of traditional power…



China Unveils World’s First Commercial Offshore Wind-Plus-Solar Project

A pilot project in the waters off China, featuring two floating solar power arrays connected to a transformer on a moored offshore wind turbine, will test the viability of the…


How Rural Communities Can Benefit from the Energy Transition

Economic development can be a challenge for leaders in rural communities. Often, it’s hard to attract businesses to rural areas because the local workforce may not have the skills or…


Mini-Grids Powering Energy Access in Africa

Governments and power generators continue to work to improve access to electricity on the African continent. Engie Energy Access, a subsidiary of French energy major Engie, recently signed a $60…


‘Superhybrid’ Projects Support Hydrogen Production in Australia

An Australia-based company is designing a project that combines multiple power generation technologies into a system that not only creates electricity but also can result in production of hydrogen. Sunshine…


Report Notes Continued Growth of Hybrid Power Plants

Hybrid power plants continue to be deployed across the U.S., with almost 300 such facilities (all with 1 MW or more of generation capacity) operating at the end of last…