Making Ice With Solar Power In The Amazon #SolarPower


Producing is and other amenities with solar power in the Amazon. via wider image

On the banks of a river in Brazil’s largest state, the warmth of the sun is helping to keep local produce fresh, pump river water to homes and light up a soccer field.

The Solar Ice project, developed by the Mamiraua Institute for Sustainable Development and Sao Paulo University, uses solar power to produce ice on the Parana do Amana river in the northwest state of Amazonas.

The initiative aims to improve access to electricity, previously generated only using diesel, and improve living standards for the Vila Nova do Amana community, located in a Sustainable Development Reserve.

Read more

Join 4,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

Learn “How Computers Work” with Bill Gates, Ladyada and more – From Code.org !

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

Maker Business — Prototyping PCBs with Particle, a guide from a pro in the field #makerbusiness

Wearables — From mat to hat

Electronics — Even lower power!

Biohacking — Nectome’s Brain Preservation and Backup Service Plan

Python for Microcontrollers — Scott ([email protected]) on the Amp Hour podcast!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !

No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.