Commision Date: January 2021
Installed Capacity: 3.2kWp & 17kWh
Type: Rooftop, hybrid inverter
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Empowering Villages (EV) partners with communities to implement next generation utilities, incubate strategic enterprises and leverage technology to unlock new opportunities. EV was incubated by EAP as a non-profit next generation micro-utility platform providing access to electricity and economic opportunity.
As part of EV’s commitment to implement renewable energy technologies and sustainable infrastructure in Africa, the non-profit organization contracted EAP to design, supply and install a 3.2kWp solar PV system with 17kWh of storage capacity for its office. The inverter installed is a 7kVA hybrid inverter powering the office with both the national grid and the solar PV system while simultaneously charging the batteries. The system is ground-mounted.
EAP was responsible for the full design, procurement & installation of the system
Installed the solar PV system including solar panels, hybrid inverter and battery bank
Designed and constructed the ground-mounting structure with galvanized steel
Commissioned the solar PV system