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Lassina Davou

Lassina  Davou

Young Expert at FRES - Burkina Faso
YEP period 2021 - 2023, batch 22

YEP Role

In 2021-2022 FRES and Yeelen Ba will develop two solar-powered multifunctional platforms for a cooperative as part of contracts with UNCDF and PREO. This solar multifunctional platform aims also to power SMEs and generates some income by providing irrigation systems to local farmers. As a Young Energy expert, I will work with the local team of YEELENBA in Burkina Faso to design this solar multifunctional platform. This includes:

  • Collect the Energy demands on the field;
  • Find some machinery suppliers and get into partnership;
  • Identify some SMEs to connect;
  • design and size the solar microgrid;
  • follow the procurement;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the solar system;
  • Participate in the writing of the business model;
  • Field monitoring.

Skills

  • Solar Microgrids
  • Solar home systems (SHS)
  • Solar system sizing using PVsyst, Excel
  • Quantitative and qualitative research
  • Data collection using Google form
  • GPS mapping and analysis using Google Earth

Background

Nationality: Burkina Faso

Education:

  • Master 2 in Renewable Energy, International Institute of Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE), Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
  • BSc. Electrical and Energy Engineering, International Institute of Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE), Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

 Experience before YEP

  • Monitoring and field control of the implementation of solar Microgrids at BOSEMBO SERVICES, Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso.
  • Consultant, on-/offgrid system sizing at 2EC, Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso.
  • Creating content with some training of solar home system sizing method on Youtube (link).
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