Power Outages: Makerere University Develops New Solar Grid System

A solar grid tie system has been developed to pilot a project at Makerere University to ease power outage problems.

According to Dennis Rukundo, a solar PV Expert at the Makerere University Centre for Research and Energy Conservation (CREEC), the solar power grid tie system will solve the problem of darkness during outages.

The new 10 kilowatt solar project that cost CREEC close to 70 million shillings will be understudy for at least three years, meanwhile a bigger project to power the entire university.

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