20 Hybrid systems of 5 kW - Madagascar

Celtel / Zain is the number one GSM provider in Madagascar. As the electricity grid is very limited in the country and due to the remote locations of the GSM towers with receivers and transmitters, an off-grid system is required.
The Wind Factory installed a wind-diesel hybrid system on 2 sites on top of a mountain in order to decrease the costs of diesel fuel by 80%.  Besides the logistical costs to get the fuel on site has been reduced by installation of the wind turbine.

System off-grid Wind Diesel system
Capacity Wind 20 x 5,8kW
Capacity Solar n.a.
Capacity Battery 1000 Ah / 48 V
Inverter n.a.
Construction 12 till 18m towers
Diesel generator set Single phase 16 kVA
Year of construction 2008
Client Telecom
Country / Region Madagascar