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500rpm: Presenting the “Rural Development with Wind Energy Program” in Patagonia (Informe en Espanol)

A project to teach and illuminate. Recovery of energy systems of rural schools in Patagonia with wind energy 2019 has been an incredibly creative year for 500rpm with multiple rural electrification projects, awards and collaborations. What is more impressive is their recent decision to create synergies between the multiple projects they are running in rural […]

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Nepal National Market Assessment Final Report

In the first half of 2018 Wind Empowerment members Alfie Alsop and Kimon Silwal (of the Kathmandu Power and Energy Group, or KAPEG) worked together on a national market assessment for wind-solar hybrid minigrids in Nepal, with support from WISIONS and Nepal’s Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC). The project involved site surveys, expert interviews, techno-economic […]

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KAPEG small wind turbine testing in ICCS-NTUA through EriGRID Transnational Access

Wind Empowerment member KAPEG (Nepal) participated last year in an ERIGrid Transnational Access to conduct lab tests of KAPEG’s axial flux permanent magnet generator (AFPMG) in a test bench, followed by testing the performance of the small wind turbine at a test site in ICCS-NTUA facilities in Athens. Bench testing set-up at ICCS-NTUA for small wind turbine Brief Overview […]

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