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Electronic engineer for wind turbines project

Duration: 6 months

Daily Tasks

Develop a wind/electric controller.

Skills gained

Problem solving. Innovation in energy design. Take part of an open-source technology development team. Exposure to Tamil culture.

Opportunity Description

 

Context of the need:

Minvayu is a social project that wants to help rural areas of India to be electrically self sufficient. 

It is developing and adapting open-source technologies to build affordable small wind turbines and also training local mechanics to build, install and maintain them. This can offer a sustainable small business that can be run by local entrepreneurs and create a local energy solution. 

Goal: To develop an open-source electronic circuit for direct drive with electric water pumping system.

Duration: Minimum duration is 6 months. It is possible to extend the period if there is the need. ( Non-Indians must be aware of the visa conditions - see our visa pages.)

 

Timing

 

Morning hours 9 to 12, Monday to Friday.
Afternoon hours 1 to 4.30, Monday to Friday.

Prerequisites

Prior knowledge in electronic design. Science background. Knowledge of arduino circuits and programming. Independent and autonomous.

Language skills

Software skills

Computer required

YES

Number of volunteers needed: 1