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UB Grants 10 Solar Cell for Sendiki Beach

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Submit by prasetyaFT on August 30, 2017 | Comment(s) : 0 | View : 469

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Department of Electrical Engineering (TE), Faculty of Engineering Universitas Brawijaya (FT-UB) again invites the community to develop environmentally friendly energy technology. This time the Community Service Team led by Dr Ir Sholeh Hadi Pramono MS targeted the community in the coastal area of Sendiki, Tambakrejo Village, Malang Regency.

UB solar power project at Pantai Sendiki is conducted through Community Service activities with the theme of Diffusion of Solar Energy Conversion Technology Device for Community Empowerment in Coastal Area of Sendiki Beach. The development of this program is realized through the installation of ten sets of solar panels, 100 Wp and 50 Wp, at the village hall office and various points around Sendiki Beach.

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Solar Cell/PV symbolically given to Yonatan Saptoes as The Head of Village at Tambakrejo Village Hall Office directly by Dr. Sholeh, Sunday (27/8/2017). Looking at the existing potential, he hopes that later Pantai Sendiki can be a pilot beach in Indonesia in terms of electricity generation.

"Sendiki Beach has a high potential as a 24-hour tourist area, unfortunately, there is still no sufficient electrical energy. With this program, it is expected that the surrounding community can manage this area, including in the procurement of electric energy," he said.

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Involving students, on the same occasion, the team also gave training to the coastal community about main knowledge, assembly, and maintenance of solar panels to the community that presented by the community service team from the Department of Electrical Engineering; Dony Darmawan, Hasan, and Machfud Firmansyah.

The results of the questioner distributed to the trainees showed 100% training participants can assemble and take care of solar panels. It can be ascertained the truth after the success of the residents working together to assemble the solar panel devices in Tambakrejo Village Hall Office.

Eka Maulana ST MT MEng as the implementing team added that the solar panel connecting box is designed by the executing team. Made of acrylic, this box can prevent the occurrence of corrosion that in fact often occurs in many irons in coastal areas.

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He also explained that this project is an effort to support electrical resilience and economic development of the resident around Sendiki Beach who had not received electricity from PLN yet.

"This activity is done as an effort to promote the Coastal Tourism to improve the economy of coastal residents through the utilization of renewable natural resources," he said. (mic/Humas UB)

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