Technical and Socio Economic Assessment of Water Mill Sites for Micro Hydro Power Generation in North Shoa Zone of Amhara Region

  title={Technical and Socio Economic Assessment of Water Mill Sites for Micro Hydro Power Generation in North Shoa Zone of Amhara Region},
  author={Gashaw Getenet and Yirgalem Damtew},
  journal={American Journal of Energy Engineering},
Use of micro hydropower plants is an ideal method of providing power for off-grid rural communities especially in developing countries like Ethiopia. In Ethiopia only 8% of the rural community has access to electricity, and the power supply in the country is very low as compared to its population growth. The present study assesses the technical and socio economic aspect of water mill sites in North Shoa zone of Amhara regional state, Ethiopia for the development of micro hydro power plant… 

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