Working alongside industry professionals, a team of Seattle University students and faculty built a Micro-grid system for a Wind and Solar farm at Muhuru Bay in rural Kenya. This project provided electricity generation together with portable batteries and lighting to the area for the first time.
I learned a lot about doing this work in Chikuni with limited resources. We cut the blades for the wind turbine by hand. It was about being able to improvise with the bare minimum of tools.Josh Peavler (Electrical Engineering) Graduate Computer and Electrical Engineering Humanitarian Engineering Group Chikuni, Zambia