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Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power

by Appropriate Technology Collaborative
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Carbon Credit for Humanitarian Solar Power
Mar 30, 2020

Update on Long Lasting Solar Home Systems

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Solar-20

Most solar power systems distributed in less / least economically developed countries are small, about 1 - 3 watts.  These systems are bright enough for one person to study by but really not sufficient for a family.  With your help we are producing larger 10 watt systems that have several lights for a rural household plus a cell phone charger.  Some systems even have radios that run off of a solar USB outlet.  

Our new Solar 20 systems are designed to last 20 years, about four times longer than typical solar power systems used in humanitarian development.  

Your support for our Carbon Credits program helps defer half the cost of a 10 watt Solar 20 solar home system making solar more affordable to many more families in rural Western Guatemala.  

We collect your donations that offset five tons of carbon emissions per household, but now with our 20 year systems we expect families to use even less kerosene in their homes and emit even less greenhouse gasses.  We will still count just five tons of CO2e per household but your donations will likely offset a lot more carbon than originally anticipated!  

Attached please find a link to a short video we prepared for the Department of Energy who has sponsored our work on 20 year solar batteries.

Many thanks,

 

John

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Appropriate Technology Collaborative

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John Barrie
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