• Swimsol marine-grade solar system (Hithadhoo School)
Seaside Rooftop, Hithadhoo School, Maldives 2017-04-20T08:46:15+00:00

Project Description

2.8kWp – Seaside Rooftop, Addu High School, Maldives

Nominal Capacity: 2.8kWp

Project Launch Year: 2014
Location: Maldives
Type: Seaside rooftop
Grid setup: Grid-connected
Battery Storage: None

Funded by UNDP/GEF Small Grants Programme, this is a demonstration solar system project, which was initiated by Addu High School in partnership with a local NGO “Veshi”. Swimsol installed this corrosion-resistant, heavy-duty system. During the installation work Swimsol team engaged the school pupils in the process through several workshops on solar technology.

The Addu High School is striving to become the first carbon-neutral school in Maldives, and with the help of this demo system has won Zayed Future Energy Prize in 2015 (video).