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New "pay as you go" solar lighting program in Rwanda

Started Sep 25, 2014 0 Replies

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Nov 20, 2014
Mike Sullivan replied to Yotam Ariel's discussion Listing solar training organizations (focus on off-grid, developing countries) in the group Training solar professionals
"Solar Energy International (SEI) offers a range of training courses in PV and other forms of renewable energy, including classroom and online courses, hands-on installation, and custom trainings. Some courses focus specifically on renewable energy…"
Nov 20, 2014
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Mike Sullivan replied to Jessica Kleinberg's discussion Battery advice for Solar Home Systems
"By the way, you might find this Trojan battery webpage to be helpful in comparing the options between technologies: http://www.trojanbatteryre.com/Tech_Support/ComparingFlood2VRLA.html Cheers!"
Sep 18, 2014
Mike Sullivan replied to Jessica Kleinberg's discussion Battery advice for Solar Home Systems
"Hi Jesssica, With batteries that size, I think a lower cost AGM battery will be suitable for price/performance, and they also tend to have better temperature tolerance than gel cells. BTW, I'm not aware of a memory effect problem with gel…"
Sep 18, 2014
Mike Sullivan replied to Jim Thomson's discussion Water treatment
"Hi Jim, While RO is super effective, I don't consider it to be very compatible with small-medium solar power setups -- the pressure pump takes a fair bit of energy to run. I have used a UV sterilizer in the past with good results. These…"
Sep 18, 2014
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Came across this solar light+fan+radio.. I'll leave you to judge :-)

"Here's a product info page: http://www.jastesolar.com/en/china-F-52-ProductShow-542.html It actually looks quite legit from the photos and specs. 30 W of PV with 230 Vac charging capabilities, and a 6V, 3.2 Ah battery with over/under charge…"
Sep 18, 2014
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Name of your company or organization
Solar Design
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Consultant
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North America
Describe your involvement and/or interest in off-grid lighting
Designer, installer, and technical trainer for solar power systems, ranging in size from small clinic lighting to village scale mini-grids. Successful projects and trainings in China/Tibet, India, Haiti, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Chile, USA, Native American lands, and Canada. Adjunct professor with San Juan College, and contract instructor with Solar Energy International. I teach hands-on and internet-based solar design and installation classes. Degree in electrical engineering, and 15 years experience working on off-grid PV installations: lighting, water pumping, communications, and high-power applications such as air-conditioning and 3-phase systems. Multilingual skills.
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