Sunday, April 24, 2011

Nepal Micro Hydro

The distribution of the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) into the developing world including places without mains power or internet, raises the question of appropriate power technologies. A selection of small hydro schemes in Nepal below are particularly interesting in that none have road access.

Water wheel grinding cornflour

This one below Ghandruk, in the Annapurna region. There are many water mills in the region.

1 kW approximately micro hydro
Provides power for the tea house at Deurali Pass, near Ghorepani.

10 kW approximately micro hydro

This provides power for the village of Ghandruk.

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Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:06:00 PM  
Anonymous Vaishnavi said...

"Micro Hydro". First of all i appreciate this work. You guys really use a new scheme for generating electricity which cost is same to null. thanks for such useful information.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 10:30:00 PM  

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