Solar Panels

Solar Panels: Conception to the Contemporary

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Quick Summary IntroductionConception of the Solar Panel20th CENTURYContemporary Solar PanelsFuture projection Introduction “New” is not the word to describe solar technology. Its narrative goes as far as...
How does a green Mini-grid work?

How does a Green Mini-grid work?

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Quick Summary: In this article, we are talking about Green Mini-grids in Africa. Find below the main talking points: What is a mini-grid? What are...
Renewables in Africa

One year on and 1000+ subscribers,

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What is Renewables in Africa's (RiA) Vision? * Jambo dear RiA-ders! Habari gani? **Siwezi kusema Kiswahili…but I was important to say in few words in Swahili...

How to visually inspect a solar PV panel?

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- Part 1: Standards and Failure Classifications * Dumela Mma, Dumela Rra! Would you buy your company car (or to some extent your personal car) on...

Christmas Recap and Green Quiz!

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  *Mbolo Everybody, Are you all (gre)energised by now? Christmas is coming soon and fast and the year 2016 is drawing to an end.  I have...
What is Energy

The key components of a successful solar project

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- Part 1: What is Energy? Zelé*  Everyone!  Pe Sô Pe Pon*! At the time I am writing this post, sitting is my office in the...
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2017: Five things to look out for

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Happy New Year Five things to look out for in 2017 *Ne y yibeogo Everybody! Yîis kibare? Happy New Year to you all! It has been a long...

How does a Solar Panel work?

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  Tadiyass* All, how are we doing? Hope you are enjoying expanding your technical knowledge in Renewable Energy, especially in Solar. In this post, I would...

What are the different Solar PV Technologies?

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  *Jambo, habari? Currently on the market in many countries across Africa, they are a number of solar panels that are on sale from different manufacturers. They...
Man angry at defectuous Solar PV Module Label

How to inspect visually a solar PV panel?

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- Part 2: Which Label Defect can make you MAD? *Mhoroi!   **Ko, vemakore! *** Makadini zvenyu?   As always it is a pleasure to come back to...
Sarah Mulwa - The enlightening walk for Solar Education in the Makgadikgadi Pans (Botswana)

The enlightening walk for Solar Education

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in the Makgadikgadi Pans (Botswana) Quick summary: Sarah Mulwa tells us about her brave initiative to encourage and support hundreds of scholars in rural Botswana in...

On-Grid vs Off-Grid: What is the difference?

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Quick Summary In this article, Rachel Sekibo, a Southampton University Student and Tony Tiyou are revisiting the concept of On-grid vs Off-grid in simple...
Wakanda Beyond – Black Panther and Renewables in Africa

Wakanda Beyond – Black Panther and Renewables in Africa

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Quick summary Jason Iyeke, co-founder of Comparisol and movies aficionado is sharing this week with us reasons why he thinks Black Panther is a GREAT...