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Progress report: "Using excess energy from micro hydropower plants"
Our SEPS project “Using excess energy from existing MHPs to create sustainable income generating activity in Nepal“ has progressed. By using energy that was typically wasted, this project will empower the Kumal Community to sustain the long-term production and sale of organic vegetables and to increase revenue generation for the Nishi Dovan MHP in Nepal.Minimize
A recent field visit to the project site demonstrated the following achievements:
- The pump has arrived from India and is ready for use
- A pipe and other construction material has arrived and the pipe laying is currently in progress; this should take approximately one week to complete
- The construction of the pump building is in progress
- Young people from the local area have undertaken a field visit and can now share the knowledge they have gained with their local communities
- Instruction manuals about vegetable farming and the operation of the equipment have been provided to the community
- There are approximately 70 villagers working on the construction site daily
You can find our SEPS project page here: Using excess energy from existing MHPs to create sustainable income generating activity in Nepal (SEPS 8).
Some new photographs from the field visit are available below: