Large Scale Microgrid in Tanzania, Africa
Fostering Economic Activity and Increasing the Standard of Living
A case study that demonstrate the power of advanced lead battery technology in supporting solar microgrid installations in African communities with no access to the grid.
E.ON Off-Grid Solutions GmbH (Rafiki Power) installed a microgrid in Ololosokwan, Tanzania. To build the microgrid, Rafiki Power used Trojan deep-cycle Solar AGM batteries to provide electricity to villagers, businesses and police. This has increased the standard of living of residents, expanded educational opportunities, and enhanced overall economic development.
“Trojan Battery provides clean and reliable energy storage that enhances the way people live and work around the world. Having reliable electricity provided by microgrids are key to expanding the economy and improving the quality of life of local communities.” Ivan Menjak, Director of Global Product Solutions for Trojan Battery
About the Company
Trojan Battery Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries. Trojan is headquartered in Santa Fe Springs in California and has four plants in California and Georgia. Products range from batteries for golf and utility vehicles, transportation, floor machines, aerial platforms to renewable energy and marine applications. The company has a strong commitment to research and development and is a leader in advanced lead batteries.