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Energy

Energy access is a key element to improving people’s lives, especially in more remote rural communities where mains electricity does not reach, and basic needs are met with difficulty as a result. In these locations there are a number of small-scale renewable energy technologies that can be used. These technologies include; micro-hydro.

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Biofuel and Biomass

Biofuels and biomass are energy products derived from organic sources...

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Biogas

Biogas is an energy product derived from organic material such as animal...

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Boiling Point

Boiling Point is a practitioner’s journal for those working with...

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Energy - General Documents

Energy access is a key element to improving people’s lives, especially...

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Fuels and Engines

There are many options of fuels that can be used for domestic and...

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Hydro Power

Hydro power is power derived from the energy of falling or running...

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Mechanical Power

Mechanical power, resulting from a combination of forces on an object...

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Solar Energy

Direct energy from the sun can be used either as photovoltaic energy,...

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Stoves and Ovens

Many conventional stoves cause adverse health and environmental effects...

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Wind Power

Small-scale wind turbines can be used in many locations and are...

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