Schneider Electric launches solar solutions that provide clean energy to communities with limited access to energy | New


MISSISSAUGA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 4, 2022–

Schneider-Electricleader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, which has been named the world’s most sustainable company by Corporate Knights Global 100 Index in 2021, today announced the launch of two new solar energy solutions for communities that have little or no access to energy.

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The new solar products are designed to withstand heavy use for a wide range of energy needs. They expand Schneider’s portfolio of products and solutions that aim to help achieve the United Nations 2030 goal of universal energy access.

According to the World Bank, 733 million people in the world still do not have access to electricity. The African population remains the least electrified in the world: 568 million people across the continent do not have access to electricity.

Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Schneider Electric is committed to having a positive impact on its many stakeholders, particularly in the fight against climate change and social inequalities.“, said Carol Koech, Schneider Electric Country President for East Africa. ” Our energy efficient products and solutions are designed to help communities that live in places where the grid is either unreliable or non-existent..”

The product launch coincided with the Rural Electricity Alliance (ARE) Energy Access Investment Forum 2022 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, June 28-30, where representatives from the public and private sectors, including Schneider Electric, are meeting in continued active support to achieve a sustainable energy future for all.

New Schneider products are now marketed worldwide.

Homaya Pro powers off-grid communities with reliable, affordable and green electricity

The new Homaya Pro Solar Hybrid Inverter converts DC electricity to AC for use in stand-alone or grid-connected systems. It can power the energy needs of a home or small business, with solutions ranging from 3, 4, or 6 kilowatts. It provides reliable access to renewable energy for homes, gas stations, small offices, health centers, schools and telecommunications infrastructure.

The Homaya Pro inverter is powered by solar energy with an integrated MPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracking) controller. It is compatible with grid charging and supports lead or lithium battery technologies. Up to 6 inverters can be connected in parallel for a combined power of up to 24 kilowatts. Optional accessories include an external MPPT to expand a one or three kilowatt solar panel and increase backup capacity, and a WiFi dongle to enable local internet monitoring without a mobile app.

Mobiya Original solar lanterns for lighting and mobile charging

The latest Mobiya Original solar lantern provides users with safe, reliable and clean power for lighting and USB charging needs. Based on the robust and waterproof Mobiya Original lantern, this improved version incorporates new design features and improvements that make it easier to handle and use.

Made from recyclable materials, this latest version produces 280 lumens and includes settings to save energy and extend lighting performance over time.

The launch of these new offers demonstrates Schneider Electric’s commitment to providing 100 million people with access to green energy by 2030“, said Olivier Jacquet, vice-president of Schneider Electric for the development of energy access activities in the Middle East and Africa. ” Homaya Pro is not only easy to use and install, but also affordable for people living in remote areas of Africa and Asia..”

Since the launch of its Energy Access Program Since 2009, Schneider Electric has been developing and marketing safe, affordable and reliable technological solutions to harness more renewable energy, improve the lives and livelihoods of people often located in remote places and meet the growing energy needs of developing countries. .

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PUBLISHED: 04/07/2022 09:30/DISC: 04/07/2022 09:32


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