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USTDA Supports Development of Hydropower in Malawi

U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining (MNREM) of the Republic of Malawi.  The grant will fund a feasibility study to support the development of a hydropower plant on the Luweya River, located in the Nkhata Bay District in Malawi’s Northern Region. “This grant represents … Continue reading USTDA Supports Development of Hydropower in Malawi

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The Wide World of Small Hydro

The development potential of small hydropower worldwide has been estimated to be 173GW, and while Africa, Asia and Latin America show the greatest potential, plants in Europe can also offer a significant contribution to domestic electricity systems, responding to sustainability, distributed generation and energy security needs. The path towards green energy development is not limited … Continue reading The Wide World of Small Hydro

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Three Gorges, the world’s largest hydropower project, output tops 200 bln kwh

Total electricity output of the world’s largest hydropower project–the Three Gorges Project, has exceeded 200 billion kilowatt hours (kwh) this year, the China Three Gorges Corporation (STGC) announced on Monday.   The output is a historical high and more than twice the electricity demand of Beijing, the company said in a press release. Beijing city’s … Continue reading Three Gorges, the world’s largest hydropower project, output tops 200 bln kwh

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