Small Hydropower Webinar

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This webinar on Small Hydropower focused on the opportunities and challenges in Africa and lessons learned from around the world.

Small Hydropower (SHP) is a mature and versatile technology, effective for providing access to clean and sustainable electricity both in the developing and developed world, particularly in rural areas. If sustainably planned, SHP projects can also offer opportunities for the empowerment of local communities.

The webinar aimed to raise the profile of SHP as a renewable energy solution in African rural regions, to discuss the challenges and opportunities including the role of the private sector and to share lessons learned from other SHP projects around the world.

Speakers included:

• Lamide Niyi Afuye, Chief Executive Officer at Africa Minigrid Developers Association

• LIU Heng, Dr, Senior Technical Advisor at UNIDO

• Tri Mumpuni, Member of Governor Board of National Research and Innovation Agency in Indonesia (BRIN)

• Anton-Louis Olivier, CEO of Serengeti Energy Group and Chair of IHA Board

• Arne Koksæter, Senior Hydropower Civil Engineer at Multiconsult

This webinar took place on Wednesday 8 May from 10am - 11am BST.

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