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Our battery solution is tested at DTU

Two Master students from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Mads Rønn Kramer and Jairam Ramakrishnan have tested and used our batteries in their thesis “State of Health (SOH) analysis of grid connected batteries – Experimental analysis of battery providing frequency regulation service”. They have this statement of their experience: Their analyzes shows that our […]

Being an intern at Peoples Portable Power

-Short intro to my education and why I chose this intership. I study multimediadesign at IBA in Kolding. It is a versatile education where you learn about digital communication, web development, design and planning of multimedia tasks and much more. You study for two years to become a multimediadesigner and during those two years, you […]

My last week in Africa

My last week in Africa has come and I went to see the families who has been using the batteries since my last visit. Overall a positive feedback but with minor issues, that has been resolved in the new version of the battery, from China. I went to see a Musket primary School, but due […]

My week at the Enpact #StartUpMentoring workshop

My first week at the “Enpact #StartUpMentoring workshop” is almost over, and I have listened to some very interesting presentations and held great meetings with Solarkiosk, WWF Kenya and A2I. I practiced my pitch and discussed my current challenges and got valuable feedback from Katzi og Hermann fra Dream Academia. I have experienced a Maasai […]

In Africa – Meeting new people and seeing Kilimanjaro

I arrived in Kenya last Wednesday. On the bus, going to my hotel, I sat next to a danish man named Jørgen, who runs a small NGO. He collects used school and hospital equipment from Denmark and sends it to small villages in Africa. We arranged a meeting friday, where we talked about a future […]

The design of the battery is now complete

During the winter 2017/18 we have finished designing our solution – and now we can finally present it. We have chosen a Chinese supplier (MAXOAK) of the LiOn battery and have combined this with our own developed “Internet-Of-Things” module, so we can monitor and control the battery via the Internet. This allows us to open up the […]

Phase II funding of our development

InnoBooster has partly financed PP Power’s first phase from idea to development and our first test of our portable battery solution to families who currently live without access to electricity and instead use polluting and harmful kerosene to get light in the evenings e.g. for children’s homework. After a successful validation of payment willingness and […]

The Danish Prime Minister came by

In connection with the opening of the Resilience House at the Green Tech Center at Vejle, the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen came by to cut the string. He also had time to talk with the various Start-Up companies that have offices at the Green Tech Center, including Peoples Portable Power. The Danish Prime […]

Testing Peoples Portable Power in Kenya

We have now returned from our one month trip to Kenya, where we tested our solution among 10 families in a small village. We set up the central solar system at the village school and the families went there for recharging the batteries twice a week. The test was very successful and we learned a […]

The end of the first development stage

After some intense months with the subcontractors Liab ApS and CX Power ApS we’re now done with the first development stage which is partly financed by the Innovation Fonds Innobooster program. I will now be headed for Kenya along with Jeremiah from CX Power to test our prototype series. We are going to a small […]