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Renault Automation/SERI and Télédiffusion de France, the body commissioned with the logistics of broadcasting of radio and television programmes, designed and constructed a 20 kWp photovoltaic generator intended to supply power to a relay transmitter centre equipped with modern hardware optimised from the standpoint of energy consumption. The generator, which benefitted from financial aid from the Commission of the European Communities, the Guiana region and the French Agency for Energy Management, is located in a completely isolated zone at the side of a track crossing the equatorial forest in French Guiana. The project involved demonstrating the total autonomy and reliability of this type of generator for supplying power to facilities subjected to public service constraints.

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Authors: AUBERT B, Renault Automation/SERI, Montigny-le-Bretonneux (FR);BLAESSER G, Renault Automation/SERI, Montigny-le-Bretonneux (FR);TOURNIER A, Renault Automation/SERI, Montigny-le-Bretonneux (FR)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 14137 FR/EN (1992) 119 pp., FS, ECU 12
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ISBN: ISBN 92-826-4364-6
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