Jamataka solar project kicks into high gear

Government through the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) is set to kickoff the second phase of the Solarfin2Go project of turning Jamakata village into an energy hub.

The project, funded to the tune of £1 million (P14 million), is done in collaboration with United Kingdom’s Ulster University.

On Tuesday, BIUST lecturer and head of energy research, Tobias Bader told BusinessWeek that they have successfully completed the first phase, which included an energy demand analysis for Jamataka, the installation of a modular energy grid, PV module and energy storage in the village and school.

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