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

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.

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Autonomous power supply through off-grid solar systems

meeco provides innovative PV energy solutions for remote areas

Even today, many regions around the globe lack infrastructures that are adequately developed to supply the population with affordable and reliable electricity. In a world with unsteady and unpredictable fuel and transportation costs, the usage of diesel generators is not a reliable and cost-effective solution anymore. Relying primarily on diesel for remote power generation is not only remarkably costly – considering the high operational cost of diesel/oil consuming generators – but also very risky, as fuel prices are endlessly unpredictable, volatile and undeniably rising over time.

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The meeco Group continues to strive towards a clean future

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Study Delphi Energy Future 2040 proves significance of renewables

Worldwide energy systems are undergoing a fundamental transformation.  A steady economic and demographic growth causes an enormous hunger for energy, which many countries are still trying to satisfy with polluting fossil fuels. But at the same time a number of considerable investments into alternative energy sources mark a turning point in terms of fostering smart, clean and reliable energy provision.

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How The meeco Group engineers its solar solutions

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Interview with the Chief Technical Officer, Thomas Beindorf

As an experienced mining engineer, Thomas Beindorf is to date working for 30 years on the development and management of technical installations, the supervision of respective teams of engineers and workers and the installation of facilities worldwide. He has been engaged as Managing Director since 2000 in several companies of up to 450 employees. Since 2008, Thomas Beindorf is working with The meeco Group and is occupying the position of the Chief Technical Officer (CTO).

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meeco supports Pakistani food industry by increasing the use of solar energy

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For years now, The meeco Group is holding an important position in the Pakistani market of clean and renewable solar energies. meeco entered the market by founding a subsidiary based in Pakistan in the region of Lahore: meeco Services Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd.

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How meeco changes life in Paraguay

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In spite of many efforts undertaken to expand and improve the water supply in Paraguay, the government still is not in the position to manage the provision of water to the whole country. This matter gets even worse for citizens living in remote areas, as many of them are ranchers whose work depends on their capacity to provide water to their cattle.

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Water pumping solution eases life of rancher in Paraguay

Less effort for maintenance through meeco turnkey solution

Robert Hirsch is the owner and the manager of the ranch Estancia Pozo Once in Paraguay for which he has been working for 20 year. His daily missions and responsibilities are to manage, delegate and control work done in the farm.

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Paraguayan rancher reduces costs with sun2flow

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Local farmer uses meeco turnkey solution to feed his cattle

In August 2014, The meeco Group, through its subsidiary meeco América Latina, has completed the installation of a sun2flow solar water pumping system, including 17 sun2flows for a large cattle ranch known as Ganadera Madrejon situated in the north of Paraguay close to the Defensores del Chaco National Park.

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New alliance to support development of clean energy in Zimbabwe

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The meeco Group and William Bain Holdings to stimulate local market sun2flow solar-based water pumping systems

With approximately 300 days of sun per year, wind and several sources of hydropower, Zimbabwe is a country with significant quantities of clean energy resources. Nevertheless Zimbabwe still faces a substantial power deficit – a serious problem that adversely affects all facets of its economy. A new partnership between oursun Energy (Private) Ltd., part of the Swiss-based clean energy provider The meeco Group, and William Bain Holdings, Zimbabwe’s leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment, will push the development in this area.

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The meeco Group delivering renewable energy turnkey solutions

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The Swiss-based meeco Group counts more than twelve years experience in the solar renewable energy sector and has a track record of several hundred MW’s of developed and executed solar PV projects. Having established a strong and reliable network worldwide, meeco established the “oursun” global trademark to have a worldwide and internationally represented trademark under which strategic partnerships with strong local partners located across the globe are grouped.

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