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Organization recognized for sustainable solar-powered safe water solution in Malawi
Water Missions Intl. (WMI) was honored with the national Energy Globe Award for Malawi for a safe water project in the community of Chisanja. The Energy Globe Award is a prestigious environmental award given to projects that focus on energy efficiency, renewable energies and resource conservation, and the national award recognizes these project achievements in a particular country. Founded by Wolfgang Neumann, Austrian energy pioneer, the goal is to present successful sustainable projects to a broad audience, as many environmental issues already have feasible solutions.
Installed in 2011, WMI’s customized safe water solution for Chisanja utilizes solar power to provide safe water that is free of microbiological contaminants for more than 1,200 community members.
The project features numerous innovative aspects, including:
Project sustainability is also achieved through the following features:
SolarWorld AG worked closely with WMI to ensure that the proposed engineering solution for the project was optimized with the highest level of efficiency. While the national Energy Globe Award for Malawi was presented to WMI, it would not have been possible without assistance from SolarWorld AG.