Mara Mara Tented Lodge

Tanganyika Wilderness Camps
Tanganyika Wilderness Camps
Client Type
Project Category
Battery Storage
Off Grid Solar
Remote Monitoring
Swimming Pool Pumps
Submersible Water Pumping
Water Purification
Solar Fridge/Freezer
Telecommunication Solutions
Completion Date
July 2018
Solar Array
29.44 kWp
Battery Bank Storage
238.08 kWh of deep cycle solar batteries
Service Provided

Off-Grid Solar System and Battery Storage

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

  • 29.44 kWp of Photovoltaic panels
  • 238.08 kWh of battery storage
  • 3 x 10kVA/48V inverter/chargers for water purification system
  • 3 x 5kVA/48V inverter/chargers for the guest rooms and staff area
  • 2 x 10kVA/48V inverter/chargers for the mess and kitchen

The system is also remotely monitored using Victron Color Control GX

Solar Water Pumping

  • 1 x LORENTZ PS2-4000 C-SJ5-25 Solar Submersible Pump system.
  • 2 x LORENTZ PS2-1800 CS-37-1 Solar Pool Pump systems

The pumps are also connected to LORENTZ Power Pack 4000 and LORENTZ Power Pack 2000 respectively which make the systems hybrid – they automatically connect to the generator to supplement water pumping and circulation during cloudy days. The submersible pump serves the entire lodge, staff and guides quarters with more than 50,000 litres of water per day and 2 x 50 m3 swimming pools.

Water Purification

Supplied and installed 3000 litres per hour water purification reverse osmosis system


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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