Blog: Oct 2018

5 Questions: Joe Butchers discusses Community Scale (Micro) Hydropower Solutions in Nepal

11 October 2018

In this “5 quick questions” blog we introduce community micro hydro and talk to Joe Butchers (pictured in Nepal) who is a PhD student at the Faculty of Engineering at Bristol University. Joe’s research focuses on understanding both the technical, social and economic aspect of micro-hydro in Nepal, in order to improve the reliability and sustainability of systems.

Micro-hydro or community scale hydro is a renewable energy solution which goes back a long time not least...