Seattle, WA USA -> Muhuru Bay, Kenya

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Implementation Trip – Day 8

Monday August 18, 2014
Other than wind turbines and the 49 outstanding BBOXXs,  the system is up and running. Symons house and the kiosk have been running off pv  panels and batteries for three days. All appears well. The BBOXXs that […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 5

Friday August 15, 2014
Well, it can’t all go smoothly. Today as we were prepping to do a test raise on the first wind turbine tower, we noticed that the concrete base did not set as quickly as hoped. After a […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 4

Thursday August 14, 2014
I will start today’s post with an overview of the system that is being installed here in Muhuru Bay. Two wind turbines (about 1kW each) and 12 solar panels (235W each) will be used to generate clean […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 3

Wednesday August 13, 2014
Last night came to a close with a large storm. High winds and rains had us taking cover after dinner (our dinners consisted of white rice, potatoes, chicken vegetable stew, yellow lentils and a warm tusker beer).   […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 2

Tuesday August 12, 2014
Lots of progress to report! Yesterday the team from PowerGen arrived from Nairobi. Although they had been on the road for about 11 hours, they set out to work upon arrival. We had a team meeting and […]

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Implementation Trip – Day 1

Monday August 11, 2014
Team 1 (Steve, Kristy, Daniel, Jenna, Henry, Kristine, Michael and Andrew) arrived in Muhuru Bay last night. The journey to Muhuru Bay involved about 20 hours of flight time from Seattle (through Amsterdam), an eight-hour bus ride through Kenya, […]

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