Phebe Hospital update – one year later

Since June, 2015, the 1 KW Gridless Core solar powered system LEN installed at Phebe Hospital in Bong County, Liberia has been providing continuous uninterrupted power to the hospital’s two operating theaters, powering the lighting system and critical life support equipment. Because of prohibitive costs, the hospital can only run its diesel powered electrical generator four hours a night. Before the installation of the Gridless unit that meant lifesaving operations either could not be performed during the night or surgeons had to operate using flashlights. Now the operating theaters are available for use 24 hours a day and life support equipment is available whenever it is needed regardless of whether the rest of the hospital has electricity supplied by its diesel generator or not.

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