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Remote area power supply: Nyafaru micro hydro power plant

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3 Author(s)
Nyabeze, W.R. ; Intermediate Technol., Zimbabwe Univ., Harare, Zimbabwe ; Chifamba, T. ; El Missiry, M.M.

Many parts of Southern Africa are without decentralised commercial electrical power, and this case study illustrates how simple technology applied to run-of-river hydroelectric power can be harnessed to provide a viable form of energy to off-grid communities. The paper describes a stand-alone micro-hydroelectric power scheme in a typical Zimbabwean rural community. The Nyafaru Power Project was developed primarily as a pilot project, and it is expected to be used as a model for building similar remote area power supplies to reduce the problem of rural electrification

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AFRICON, 1996., IEEE AFRICON 4th  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

24-27 Sep 1996