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Williams, Arthur A. Faculty of Construction, Computing and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom.
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Traditional water-power technology has been used extensively throughout the world for small-scale processing of agricultural produce for many centuries. Micro hydropower has developed from this technology and has been adapted to meet modern requirements for electricity and mechanical power. It has become a low-cost option for rural electrification, particularly for remote communities in developing countries. There is already widespread use of this technology in Nepal and significant potential in many other countries.
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