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Zambia

Electrifying Health Posts

Health care in rural African regions is a big challenge. The focus in this project was on clinics which are off-grid, very remote and take care of many communities.
People depend on the health posts and often have to walk many miles to get medical help. No power affected Lukolongo as well as Chisakila, Mbimbe and Munyeo in Zambia. With BOS Hybrid Systems all four health posts and the doctor housing get power for lights, fans and the ability to store medicines and vaccinations in a refrigerator. With electrification, a first important step was set for quality medical care and to support the communities.

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4.8 kWh total usable battery capacity

21% Lithium

79% Lead Acid

0.9 kWp of solar PV
1 kWh installed lithium capacity
3.8 kWh installed lead acid (70% DOD)
40 l solar water boiler

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2 Systems per clinic installed
BOS Hybrid Storage Systems
HS250 DC
HS500 DC

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