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From Concept to Reality – Engineering Innovation

As the firmware engineer (and more) here at Okra, I want to share with you how we built one of the first distributed solar microgrids and the engineering complexities we faced along the way. We are proud of our technical triumphs and engineering innovation, but they...

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Okra Modular Microgrid Baseline Pilot

Is there a need for small scale microgrids in rural off-grid communities? What’s the potential efficiency gains over standalone solar home systems? At Okra we’ve been running theoretical calculations for a while, and they all seem to suggest that a smart connected...

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