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!nspiraFarms Solar Cold Chain Technologies

The purpose of this project is to advance the development of a commercial version of the low-cost, solar powered cold storage and dairy chilling machine from pilot stage to demonstration stage. !nspiraFarms has already developed a pilot unit in Kenya for the solar power dairy chilling machine and in Rwanda of a low-cost solar powered cold storage facility. This demonstration project will produce a commercial version of the cold chain technology at an affordable price-point with good reliability. This facility in Kenya will provide a local site for the East Africa market to demonstrate the technology to potential vendors, financial service providers as well as to customers that include cooperatives and rural SMEs in the agrifood industry.

 

Project code: KEN12093

Project Type: Demonstration

Sector: Solar PV

Location of Implementation: Muranga, Kiriana, Thika (Kenya)

Duration (months): 12

Organization: Enterprise Project Ventures Limited (!nspiraFarms)

Type of Organization: Private Company

Project Office: 13 Grange Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, UK

Country of lead applicant: United Kingdom

Website: http://www.inspirafarms.com/

Status: ongoing