Modular Power to the People

One of our SEPS exchange activities aims to create an open-source power converter that can be used in the implementation of self-built wind turbines as well as for other technologies. The activities are carried out in different regions of Latin America.

Over the last months, various hard- and software developments as well as training sessions for people not involved in the project activities have taken place.

These include:

 

  • Successful development of a controller and a PV power module
  • Successful development of a wind power module, which is currently undergoing testing
  • Testing activities with people not involved in the project: Will they be able to assemble the different hardware components?

Future steps include: 

 

  • The assembly of experiences and development of a manual for the different hard-/software modules
  • Development of diffusion strategies, including a webinar
  • The shipment of components and manual to Peru and India

 

More general information is available on our SEPS project page: Modular Power to the People: Democratising Energy Access through Modular Power Electronics Systems

This project is being led by Wind Empowerment.

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