February 28, 2015

Educational Solar System Commissioned at the National University of Lesotho

Earlier this month the STG team finished commissioning of an educational solar CSP system at the National University of Lesotho.  This system was funded as part of a joint grant from the UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme with our partners in Lesotho, including the Solar Turbine Group Lesotho, the Appropriate Technology Services, and the National University.  This system will be used as a hands-on laboratory demonstration for courses in Physics and Electronics, providing students with practical experience in the operation and mathematics of solar thermal technologies as well as the controls utilized for automated tracking systems.


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