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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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Spanish island El Hierro to be fully powered by wind energy, hydroelectric

Spain’s Canary Islands, El Hierro, is making a splash by becoming the first island in the world fully energy self-sufficient through combined water and wind power. A wind farm opening at the end of June will turn into electricity the gusts that rake the steep cliffs and green mountains of the volcanic island off the … Continue reading Spanish island El Hierro to be fully powered by wind energy, hydroelectric

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