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Mobile Hydro

Powering Africa using a low-cost hydro solution

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  • Environment & Sustainability

Electricity is the foundation of rural and economic development. Basic needs of hygiene, health, education, living and economics depend upon a reliable power supply. 

But in Sub-Saharan Africa almost three out of four people have no access to electricity. 

The current solutions are either in the form of expensive diesel generators, unreliable solar systems or through nearby hydro stations. 

The Mobile Hydro is a simple floating rubber ring with three rotors inside. It is ideal for areas which are located near to rushing rivers. 

With this low-cost solution business owners, farmers and households can benefit from continuous power. 

Last updated: 16th of November, 2015

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