The rising electricity costs, fuel costs arising from generator backup, frequent outages, and maintenance costs were some of the major challenges the institution faced.
Knights Energy proposed several measures to reduce the energy consumption rates and came up with a lean combined (total) energy footprint that was powered by the proposed Photovoltaic.
The 100 kWp solar array and 514kWh (10,700AH) battery bank with the SMA Multicluster System with Sunny Island runs the entire center during the day and night.
Location: Missionary Benedictine Sisters, Nairobi Priory
Specific requirements: High battery storage capacity
Installed PV Power: 100 kWp
Annual energy yield: 156,798 kWh
Estimated Reduction in CO2: About 127 Tons
SMA System Technology
9 Sunny Island 8.0H-11
4 Sunny Tripower 25000TL-30
1 Multicluster Box 12.3-20