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Sunlabob’s Lao team conducted a hands-on solar and introduction on hydropower training in Vientiane

2018 04 Training

In February 2018, Sunlabob’s Lao team conducted a four days hands-on solar and introduction on hydropower training in Vientiane for participants from faculty of engineering, National University of Laos.

The solar training provided was bilingual (Lao and in English) and was broken into introduction of components, factoring consumption demand, system sizing and calculation, AC and DC coupling with trials on industrial software such as Helioscope, Homer Pro, AutoCAD etc. The participants were divided into two groups for a hands-on learning by doing installation of a DC solar home system and an AC 3kW solar grid connected system at Sunlabob’s premises.

The hydro training comprised of types of hydropower with updated list of existing and planned hydro plants in Lao with its generation capacity and the pivotal role it plays in economic growth by exporting the electricity to the neighboring countries such as Thailand and Vietnam.