First measurement mast installed, EOL Mali

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EOL Mali has constructed and installed its first wind measurement mast at Here Bugu. It is important to have a good understanding of the wind characteristics to assess the business model for wind turbines prudently. At the moment EOL Mali is building wind measurement masts to map the exact wind speeds at the height above… Read more »

Welcome Abdoul Wahab Danté

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It is my pleasure to inform you that we have another devoted volunteer that has boarded our Mali project: Abdoul Wahab Danté ! Abdoul is born and raised in Mali and is currently obtaining his second Msc degree in electrical engineering in France. He has ambitions to go for PhD in this field and in… Read more »

Welcome Oumar Bocoum – EOL Mali

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The EOL Mali group is – besides learning the skills to make and install wind turbines – investing in developing other skills that are required to empower the group to run the wind bussiness. One of such examples is the (co)sponsoring Hamidou with his accountancy study link. These are long-term investments that we believe will… Read more »

Wind measurement campaign Mali

Background The successfulness of utilization of wind turbines depends heavily on the wind climate. Reliable information is usually hard to obtain in developing countries, especially at heights that small wind turbines operate in (6-24m). Nevertheless we have found and based our economic feasibility study on a detailed wind report applicable for large wind turbines. Our… Read more »

Metmast construction movie clips

The unsteady political situation in Mali  starting in 2012 has led us to adapt our teaching approach. Instead of going out to Mali in person to teach the EOL Mali team – we will make series of movie clips that will lead to master the required skills. We have chosen for movie clips instead of… Read more »