Technology
 Peru
Project #1338

Bring Renewable Energy to 20 Peruvian Communities

by Green Empowerment
Vetted
Feb 22, 2007

New Wind Power

We have completed the solar power installations on schools, community centers and health posts in 8 villages. Two pico-hydro projects are nearing completion. The project team has been working with the community members to form committees that locally manage the projects--both technically and financially.

The new addition to the program are small wind turbines. The turbines, developed in Peru, generate 100watts and are designed to take advantage of low wind areas. The turbines will bring sustainable energy to families that currently have no electricity.

We are also working on another micro-hydro project, that will use a local stream to produce clean energy for homes, community buildings and small businesses.

Comments:
  • Susan
    Susan Great to get an update on progress in detail
    • 10 years ago
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  • minliu
    minliu Love these updates. Please keep them coming!
    • 9 years ago
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  • shyamala
    shyamala very useful. Thanks.
    • 9 years ago
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  • ywarnier
    ywarnier Hello, this is a great project and I just wanted to link this to the Soluciones Solares spin-off which is currently starting the same kind of project, following an article in "El Comercio" on the 17th of June here in Lima. Their contact address is ventas[dot]solucionessolares[at]gmail[dot]com. Maybe contacting them... Read more »
    • 9 years ago
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  • Mike K
    Mike K Dear "ywarnier". Thanks for the contact info. Is Soluciones Solares a vendor of solar equipment in Lima? I'll see if our local partners know them. I am going to Peru Saturday for the next several weeks, so keep your eyes out for the next update. Thanks, Anna
    • 9 years ago
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Green Empowerment

Location: Portland, Oregon - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.greenempowerment.org
Project Leader:
Mike Kalkofen
Finance Manager
Portland, OR United States

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