Sierra Leone: Masanga Hospital Rehabilitation Project (MHRP)

Masanga Hospital, Tonkolili District
Coordinates: 8°44’56.3″N 11°50’17.8″W

The Masanga Hospital Rehabilitation Project (MHRP) is in Sierra Leone. The project has been driven by the Danish voluntary organisation Masanga DK, with the hospital solar system itself having been built by Thorbjørn Villesen of ABK Solar Tech and an on-site trained Sierra Leonean team.

System facts at a glance

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Solar Challenge Chihuahua: Mexico solar car race

I recently heard from Victron Energy’s Sales Manager for Central & South America. Gerrit Jacobs is based in Panama and with his help Victron have sponsored (along with others) and donated equipment to the Mechatronic faculty of the Technological University of Tijuana, Mexico. The equipment has been used to power and monitor their solar and human-powered car, in preparation for the Solar Challenge Chihuahua.

This solar car race is supported by the Chihuahua AC Solar Challenge, a non-profit organisation founded in the city of Chihuahua in 2013. Its aims are to promote the work between universities and business, through research and innovation in solar energy.

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Automechanika 2016 in Frankfurt

If your business is the automotive service industry and you are near Frankfurt tomorrow (Saturday 17th Sept), why not drop into the Automechanika 2016 show.

Victron Energy will be at stand F10 in hall 4.1 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m at:

Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
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TRITEC & TUGE Energia: Multipluses with grid connected wind turbine

TRITEC is an international group of companies specialising in photovoltaic systems. With over 5,000 solar projects every year they are obviously a valued Victron Energy customer. Solar it seems is not their only specialisation either as they have, together with TUGE Energia, integrated a number of Victron Multipluses into a grid connected TUGE® wind turbine system.

Simon Schmidt of TRITEC kindly put us in touch with Sergei Melentjev, the CTO of TUGE Energia who are based in Tallinn, Estonia. Under the TUGE® trademark, Sergei and his team have developed and manufactured a range of small 10 and 20 kW wind turbines.Continue reading