Solar PV on a houseboat on Lake Kivu, Rwanda (and cows)

P4150089.JPGAt the weekend we went for a voyage on Lake Kivu (lying between Rwanda and the DR Congo) on the houseboat Iliza.

houseboat Iliza Lake Kivu 417.JPG

The lights on board are powered by the PV panels in the picture.

cows swimming Four Islands houseboat Iliza Lake Kivu 417.JPG

Cows that had grazed on one island during the day swam to another at dusk.

cows swimming Four Islands houseboat Iliza Lake Kivu 417 2.JPGIn the morning the cows’ owners offered us milk.

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Paul Hodson

Head of Unit "EnergyEfficiency" at European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy

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