Kenya – Lab for Solar and Electric Technology opens
Nairobi, Kenya - July 2017 - On July 29, a Laboratory for Solar and Electrical Technology was inaugurated at the “Don Bosco Boys' Town” Technical Institute in Nairobi, the result of an agreement between the Institute and the “Schneider Electric Foundation." The agreement includes the complete restructuring of existing plants, equipment and consumables, staff training on solar technology and on curriculum development tailored to meeting the needs of local youth and of industry. Attending the inaugural ceremony: the local community, Fr. Gianni Rolandi, who will be leaving his post as Africa East Provincial (AFE); Fr Simon Asira Lipuku, the new AFE Provincial appointed by the Rector Major and his Council; French Ambassador, Antoine Sivan; and Schneider Electric CEO, Jean-Pascal Tricoire.