Clear Blue’s Smart Off-Grid System Powers 800 Solar/Wind Street Lights in Settat, Morocco
Smart Off-Grid delivers clean, reliable, managed power for IDSUD Energies Afrique street lights for the Logintek Morocco project
July 24, 2018, Toronto, ON – IDSUD Energies Afrique, a renewable energy company and division of IDSUD Energies, has installed Smart Off-Grid™ technology from Clear Blue Technologies International Inc. (“Clear Blue”) (TSXV:CBLU) to power 800 IDSUD Energies solar and wind powered street lights (NHEOLIGHT) for Logintek Morocco. Logintek Morocco, a project by Zinafrik Development Group, is the first national private network of integrated logistics and industrial cities, designed as transit hubs for Morocco and to the rest of Africa. This is phase 1 of a multi-phase project expected to total almost 5,000 Smart Off-Grid streetlights.
With extensive management and control capabilities, automated monitoring and alerts, proactive weather forecasting, and the ability to optimize systems remotely, Smart Off-Grid technology keeps off-grid systems running, prevents outages, and enables remote maintenance and troubleshooting when needed to quickly resolve any issues. The result is unmatched reliability, long-lasting system performance, and a reduction of up to 80 percent in installation and maintenance costs. Using Smart Off-Grid,Clear Blue will manage, control, and maintain all 800 of IDSUD’s solar and wind-powered lighting systems.
Antoine Ettori of IDSUD Energies, said: “Clear Blue’s Smart Off-Grid technology, management service, and expertise have been important keys for the success of this NHEOLIGHT project over the six-month installation period. In collaboration, we installed all systems as the streets were constructed, and on a daily basis were notified by Clear Blue of any issues and fixes needed for the next phase. Today, 100 percent of the systems are operating properly.”
Miriam Tuerk, co-founder and CEO of Clear Blue, said “Clean, managed, ‘wireless’ power is at the core of our company’s vision. IDSUD Energies is becoming a leader in renewable energy and we are excited to be partnering with them to deliver the most reliable, cost-effective street lighting for Logintek Morocco and elsewhere.”
About Clear Blue Technologies International Inc.
Clear Blue Technologies International, the Smart Off-Grid™ company, was founded on a vision of delivering clean, managed, “wireless power” to meet the global need for reliable, low-cost, solar and hybrid power for lighting, telecom, security, Internet of Things devices, and other mission-critical systems. Today Clear Blue has over 3000 systems under management across 34 countries, including the U.S. and Canada.
About IDSUD Energies:
IDSUD Energies engages in the research and development of small 3D proximity wind turbines and outdoor lighting solutions to transform wind and solar energies into public lighting. It also offers self-reliant wind powered lampposts; telemetering solutions that simplify the remote management of stock; and nheosecure applications that allow equipping installations with security cameras, presence detector, dissuasion lighting, and siren on presence detection. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Marseille, France. IDSUD Energies operates as a subsidiary of Idsud.
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