Further information

Information on renewable energy from Practical Action's website and others

Solar power

Solar power employs the sun as an alternative for people who face the practical and financial difficulties associated with distributing grid electricity.

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Micro-hydro power

Micro-hydro power is a renewable, indigenous and non-polluting resource for the small-scale generation of energy using falling water.

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Small-scale wind power

Converting wind energy into electricity is clean, renewable and sustainable. Practical Action has developed reliable and cost effective wind energy systems to help meet electrical energy needs.

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Biogas from animal waste provides a free, sustainable source of power all year round, and a useful fertiliser for farmers

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Renewable energy village

This cluster of renewable energy technologies in rural Nepal is an example of the benefits of access to energy and what it can mean for a community’s development

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Recommended resources

Resources from other organisations that we recommend.

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