Evaluation of mini-hydropower plants in Lesotho

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  • 123 Pages
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  • English
Centre for Development and Technology, University of Trondheim , [Trondheim, Norway]
Hydroelectric power plants -- Les



StatementRune Skarstein, Frances Chinemana, Dagfinn K. Lysne.
SeriesEvaluation report ;, 1.90, Evaluation report (Oslo, Norway) ;, 90.1.
ContributionsSkarstein, Rune., Chinemana, Frances., Lysne, Dagfinn K.
LC ClassificationsTK1519.L45 S553 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 123 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL746845M
ISBN 108271773011
LC Control Number97140167

The potential for small-scale hydropower plants in the lowlands and highlands of Lesotho has been investigated in a number of studies.

By a total capacity of 20 MW had been identified at 22 sites for the implementation of mini-hydro plants, as well as micro hydro plants. These include the 4 that have been developed by: It was a political target to reduce Lesotho's dependency of South Africa within the energy sector.

A list of energy projects were approved by the SADCC Minister Meeting in Angola in September Among the projects were the two small scale hydropower plants in Mantsonyane and Semonkong. Roque et al. described technical solutions to be used in micro-hydro-power plants and proposes suitable equipment for a particular solution, based on average values of water fall and water flow.

An economic analysis of the considered power plant is also 1. Download: Download high-res image (KB) Download: Download full-size image Fig. by: Farming in Lesotho usually consists of a three-month monoculture of maize, wheat, or potatoes. In contrast, MFS is based on intercropping and relay cropping a small parcel throughout the year, except in the highlands where land is not cultivated during the most severe winter months of June, July, and August.

In the lowlands, farmers plant. The Government of Sao Tome e Principe (GoSTP) has received fi na n ci ng by the African Development Bank (USD 1 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA)) toward the cost of the mini hydropower projects support program, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for the feasibility studies of mini-hydro power plants.

It considers the design and installation of mini hydropower plant. A storage tank (fitted with siphons to increase water pressure) and a plastic pipe were used to represent the dam and the. Hydropower Plant The present document is an updated version developed by the Thematic Network on Small hydropower (TNSHP) of the Evaluation of mini-hydropower plants in Lesotho book Guidebook on how to develop a small hydro site, by Celso Penche • Economic evaluation of the project and financing potential.

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4 – Hydrology. 5 – Hydraulic design of small power plants. Malibamat'so River in Lesotho, is Africa's second largest dam. It is also part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, which will eventually include five large dams in the remote rural areas.

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