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Implementation Trip: Time Lapse

Check out these great time lapse videos of our wind turbine installation and community event!  
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Implementation Trip – Day 26

Friday September 5, 2014
Team 3’s stay comes to a close today, as we are the last ones to flight back to Seattle tonight.  Our last day in Muhuru Bay was quite productive. First, Ayesha distributed sizable portions of maize to […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 23

Tuesday September 2, 2014
Yesterday, September 1st, marked the first day of the school year and all students were called to school by a big bell hanging from a tree. There was a short ceremony with the raising of the Kenyan […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 21

Sunday August 31, 2014
Eli and Kayla left on Saturday morning. Their bus left with 1.5hr delay because the it had been stuck in a traffic jam in Nairobi. To make matters worse, their bus had a breakdown that caused an […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 19

Friday August 29, 2014
Things have been slow for us the last few days – as the microgrid manager is fully in charge of the daily operations of the kiosk and things are running smoothly, there is not much for us […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 18

Thursday August 28, 2014
People are slowly trickling in to pick up their BBOXXs. Today we passed out out the thirteenth! We’ve also had 3 people come in for cell phone charging today, and one yesterday. Zebedee has taken over running […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 15

Monday August 25, 2014
PowerGen finished installing the wind turbines today and they are producing power! We reviewed the maintenance procedures with PowerGen and Zebedee to make sure we all understood.  Then we prepared for the community event. There was a […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 14

Sunday August 24, 2014
Vincent and Ayesha have joined the team, arriving today along with the Alstom team.  PowerGen also arrived today to begin assembling the wind turbines. They forgot to bring wire lugs, and we are waiting for our team […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 10

Wednesday August 20, 2014
It’s been slow here, but good. We’ve gone through most of the training, the changes to the training docs have been typed up and will be printed in Migori when we pick up Vincent. The BBOXXs have […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 9

Tuesday August 19, 2014
Kayla and Eli got in on Sunday night and quickly got to work getting caught up on what the team had been working on. Henry, Steve, and Andrew have since left, so the team is left to Eli, Kayla, […]

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