The projects in Kosia and Kokabo provide electricity to 75 households in each village and feed the common infrastructure: schools, clinics, maternities and night distribution of drinking water, as well as small workshops, profit from the PV installation which is backed up by diesel gensets.
The Sunny Boy inverters and the Sunny Island battery inverters are part of the RURAL ABIC system (Autonomous Backup Integrated Compact – Power Plant), manufactured by Spanish company IDNA.
Kosia (Sinendé) & Kokabo (Bembereké) villages, Borgou, Benin
Installed PV power: 2 * 36 kWp
Annual energy yield: 2 * 55,000 kWh
Diesel generator rating: 2 * 25 kVA
2 * 6 SMA Sunny Boy 5000
2 * 3 SMA Sunny Island 8.0
SMA Sunny Webbox, Sunny Sensorbox, Meterconnection Box
2 * 147 REC245 modules
2 * 95 tons / year
Planning and Realisation
Investigación y Desarrollo Nuevas Alternativas (www.idna.es)