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Nov. 20, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
What solar lighting would be suitable for internally displaced people in Kenya?
tags: Energy, solar, Photovoltaic
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Nov. 20, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
What alternatives are there to cooking with firewood on a 3-stone stove?
tags: Energy, Biomass, Stoves, Charcoal
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Nov. 30, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Can biogas help improve the sanitation situation in a refugee camp?
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Dec. 1, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
Is anyone aware of the pros and cons of solar water pumping over hand water pumps?
tags: Energy, solar, pump, Photovoltaic, solar_pumps
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Dec. 2, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
How do you size a microgrid with the potential to meet the energy needs of a health centre?
tags: Energy, Photovoltaic, designs
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Dec. 3, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
What maintenance issues are required for the operation of a solar micro-grid?

Assuming the photovoltaic (PV) micro-grid has been designed and built by an accredited supplier then maintenance needs should be minimal. The main issues in developing countries such as in semi-ar...

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tags: Photovoltaic, Management, batteries, Africa, system, bangladesh, maintenance
Dec. 3, 2017, 3:31 a.m.
How to estimate the water resource potential for a site if considering hydroelectric power?

There are many factors that need to be considered. Primarily hydroelectric power (HEP) works by using the kinetic energy of falling water. The greater the fall or head, the more power that is poten...

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tags: electricity, Hydropower, microhydro, gravity, Nepal
Dec. 2, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
How do you size a microgrid with the potential to meet the energy needs of a health centre?

The assumption is the medical centre is either not electrified or may be connected to the electrical grid, but has intermittent connectivity. The most overriding requirement is ensuring the electr...

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tags: Energy, Photovoltaic, designs
Dec. 1, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Who out there is developing renewable energy microgrids to provide access to electricity in remote areas?

As part of the USES network funded by DfID we built microgrids in Kenya and Bangladesh. These are DC battery swap systems in Kenya and DC grids in Bangladesh. As well as providing basic lighting, ...

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tags: Energy, solar, electricity, Photovoltaic, Hydro, Generators, Wind
Dec. 1, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
Is anyone aware of the pros and cons of solar water pumping over hand water pumps?

Clean water is essential to life but access to it is often limited in developing countries. Access to improved water sources was one of the Millennium Development Goals. Yet, as recently as 2011, ...

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tags: Energy, solar, pump, Photovoltaic, solar_pumps
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Energy, Photovoltaic, solar, electricity, maintenance, Africa, pump, batteries, gravity, Nepal, Stoves, Biomass, solar_pumps, Charcoal, Management, Hydropower, bangladesh, microhydro, designs, system, sanitation, WASH, Hydro, Generators, Wind, wind_energy
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