Lahia Tented Lodge

Tanganyika Wilderness Camps
Tanganyika Wilderness Camps
Client Type
Project Category
Battery Storage
Off Grid Solar
Remote Monitoring
Submersible Water Pumping
Solar Water Heating
Solar Fridge/Freezer
Telecommunication Solutions
Completion Date
February 2020
Solar Array
174.9 kWp
Battery Bank Storage
150 kWh of Lithium-ion batteries
Service Provided

Off-Grid Solar System and Battery Storage

The Solar Power System runs the entire lodge including laundry area, water pumps and staff area. The system comprises of the below: -

  • 174.9 kWp of Photovoltaic panels
  • 150 kWh of battery storage
  • 4 x Fronius Eco 27KW Inverters
  • 9 x 15kVA/48V inverter/chargers
  • 14 x 250V/150A MPPT charge controllers

The system is also remotely monitored using Victron Octo GX and Fronius Data Manager

Electric Submersible & Surface Pump & Solar Swimming Pool Pump

  • 3 x 7.5 kW Electric Submersible Pumps
  • 1 x 3 kW Electric Submersible Pumps
  • 1 x 4 kW Electric Surface Pump
  • 2 x Swimming Pool Pumps

The submersible pumps have been installed to work consecutively using timer switches. These pumps serve the entire lodge, staff quarters and for wildlife water trough with more than 150,000 litres of water per day and a 50 m3 swimming pool.

Solar Freezers

2 X 390L Solar Freezers for the kitchen


We have installed internet services using fiber net connectivity with VOIP, Data and internet in ALL the rooms and departments within the lodge.

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