Key trend in Africa: Safari lodges changeover to clean solar energy and storage

Africa,Projects,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on November 30, 2017 at 15:43

meeco DEVELOPS INTELLIGENT SOLAR POWER SOLUTIONS FOR REMOTE TOURIST DESTINATIONS IN KENYA

The energy supply of remote African hotel and safari facilities has always been a challenge mostly met by the extensive and exclusive deployment of diesel generators. But more and more hotel operators are looking for greener and more profitable alternatives. The Swiss-headquartered clean energy provider The meeco Group, which is specialised in the African energy market for more than 10 years, has identified this branch-specific power demand at an early stage and developed smartly connected hybrid and trybrid solar energy generation and storage solutions for remote hotels and safari lodges according to their locally varying requirements. read more

meeco to install 5 solar systems on NAREI Institute buildings in Guyana

Latin America,Projects,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on November 14, 2017 at 15:48

National Agricultural Research and Extension institute will be equipped with sun2roof and sun2safe solar solutions

By issuing several clean energy tenders, the Government of the CO-operative Republic of Guyana aims to reach the target of a 100% renewable energy supply in the country. Within the scope of this program, the Guyana Energy Agency has now awarded meeco and its local joint venture oursun Guyana the tender to supply, design and install five solar systems for the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI). Upon completion, the five sites of the NAREI will thereby benefit from a clean energy supply ensured by sun2roof solar rooftop installations in combination with sun2safe energy management systems covering their internal energy needs. read more

Remote community in Guyana to be powered by solar energy

Latin America,Projects,Sustainability — The meeco Group on October 10, 2017 at 09:46

We will install 400 kWp off-grid sun2live solution to provide Mabaruma Region with clean energy

The Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana aims to foster the transition towards a 100% renewable energy supply by 2025. As part of this strategy, the Hinterland Electrification Company Inc. (HECI), associated with the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, strives to improve the electricity situation of remote areas and reduce their dependence on cost-expensive and polluting diesel generators. The Mabaruma region will now benefit from this approach, since the HECI has awarded us the tender to design, supply and install a 400 kWp solar system for the community, which we will execute together with our local joint venture oursun Guyana. read more

Antigua’s well-built PV systems sustain impact of hurricane Irma

Latin America,Projects,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on September 21, 2017 at 13:37

REINFORCED FRAMES AND ROBUST DESIGN OF SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS HAVE PAID OFF

The 6th September 2017 will remain as a notable day that all the people of Antigua and Barbuda will remember. Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Caribbean, exceeding category 5, has then hit the twin island state with its devastating power. The island of Barbuda suffered from the highest impact, with 90% of constructions wiped away by the strong wind blowing at consistently 300 km/h and way above in gusts. Antigua at only 50 km distance from the eye of the storm and well within the devastating display of natural forces suffered less damage, but was affected seriously as well with sustained winds exceeding at times 275 km/h. read more

meeco increases capacity and installs again the largest solar plant in Zimbabwe

Africa,Projects,Sustainability,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on September 1, 2017 at 14:46

PIONEERING, ECO-FRIENDLY AND PROFITABLE: WE WILL INSTALL FOR ZIMBABWEAN COMPANY ADDITIONAL OFF-GRID/GRID-CONNECTED SOLAR SOLUTIONS

We expand our renewable energy endeavours in Zimbabwe. After equipping the facility of a Zimbabwean company with the so far largest solar energy plant in the country, we will now implement a further extension at the same clean energy installation and are about to execute a third PV facility with a capacity of 330 kWp. read more

Oldest Sikh temple in Europe equipped with sun2roof solar energy installation

Cooperations,Europe,Projects,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on August 1, 2017 at 13:35

PV ENERGY INSTALLS ROOFTOP SOLAR SOLUTION ON CENTRAL GURDWARA (KHALSA JATHA) IN LONDON

Our joint venture company PV Energy Limited has just completed the installation of a sun2roof solar system on the rooftop of the Central Gurdwara (Khalsa Jatha) in London. The oldest Sikh temple in Europe, located in Shepherds Bush in the Western part of London, as off now, benefits from a 10.11 kWp clean energy solution generating sustainable and environmentally friendly solar power and ensuring long-term cost savings. read more

meeco to equip 57 roofs in Guyana with sun2roof solar energy installations

Cooperations,Latin America,Projects,Technical Solutions — The meeco Group on July 10, 2017 at 16:01

WE WON TENDER TO INSTALL 761 KWP ON GOVERNMENT-OWNED BUILDINGS AND HAVE CONCLUDED CONTRACT TO EXTEND RENEWABLE ENERGY SOLUTION ON GUYANA’S STATE HOUSE

The government of Guyana, through the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), continues with taking up the challenge of climate change by implementing environment-friendly renewable energy solutions. oursun Guyana, our local joint venture, assists the government in this endeavour. After completing successfully the 43 kWp solar rooftop installation on the State House in Georgetown in Guyana, we were contracted to equip further 57 roofs of government-owned buildings with our clean energy solution sun2roof. read more

PV Energy supports Housing Project in Antigua & Barbuda

Latin America,Projects,Sustainability — The meeco Group on June 6, 2017 at 15:20

CLEAN ENERGY CAPACITY BUILDING: PV ENERGY TRAINS NATIONAL HOUSING WORKERS TO EQUIP RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS WITH SOLAR POWER

Our joint venture and clean energy provider PV Energy has supported the Government of Antigua and Barbuda (GOAB) in equipping 20 residential buildings of the National Housing Project with renewable power installations. The GOAB has started the National Housing programme to provide a home for lower-income families. In order to ensure a reliable and eco-friendly energy supply, the residents will obtain their daytime electricity from photovoltaic solar modules installed on the roofs of the houses. read more

meeco provides expertise and advise at Renewable Energy Conference in Armenia

Asia,Europe,Projects,Tradeshows & Events — The meeco Group on May 18, 2017 at 15:24

EXPERTS AND STAKEHOLDERS EVALUATE PROSPECTS AND KEY TRENDS OF ARMENIAN CLEAN ENERGY SECTOR

The Armenian energy sector is about to change towards a strengthening of renewable energy resources away from today’s dependence on imported fossil fuels. The Armenian government has adopted several laws facilitating the development of clean energy projects and established the non-governmental Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2) to promote renewable energy in Armenia. read more

meeco to install sun2live solar rooftop installation on State House in Guyana

Cooperations,Latin America,Projects,Sustainability — The meeco Group on May 8, 2017 at 13:49

WE WON TENDER FOR RENEWABLE POWER INSTALLATION IN SOUTH AMERICAN REPUBLIC

We have been awarded the prestigious tender for the supply and installation of a solar PV system at the State House in Georgetown by the Guyana Energy Agency. The Ministry of the Presidency will be equipped with a state of the art 43 kWp solar rooftop system which will be synchronised with the grid. Our joint venture company oursun Guyana will take the lead in executing the project. read more