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Browsing by Subject "Hydropower"

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  • Jonker Klunne, W (2012-05)
    The article will investigate the different barriers in southern Africa toward (rural) electrification and the application of renewable energy technologies in general and to those hampering the uptake of small hydropower ...
  • Jonker Klunne, W (Astral, 2015-01)
    Large potential exists for small and micro hydropower in the southern African region, both for grid as well as off-grid applications. Within the region a good understanding exists on the potential for large scale hydro and ...
  • Jonker Klunne, W (SALEM Press, 2012-10)
    Hydropower is currently the most common source of renewable energy, accounting for more than 3,400 terawatts, or about 16 percent of global electricity production, in 2010. As hydropower uses a fuel—water from the hydrologic ...
  • Jonker Klunne, W (Global Trade Media, 2011-10)
    To enhance the uptake of microhydro technology local stakeholders need to be made aware of the opportunities for the technology and coordinated efforts required to get this technology thriving again. To make people aware ...
  • Jonker Klunne, WE (2009-10)
    Local hydropower sources can play an important role in the electrification of rural areas in South Africa remote from the national electricity grid. To ensure the sustainability of hydropower developments it is essential ...
  • Jonker Klunne, W (Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 2013-08)
    This paper looks at the status of small hydropower in Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. For each country, an overview will be given of the electricity sector and the role of hydropower, the potential ...
  • Jonker Klunne, W (ISES, 2011-08)
    The article will focus around the use of the Internet to build a virtual community around the technology of microhydro to boast the uptake of the technology by analyzing the microhydropower.net internet portal and associated ...
  • Jonker Klunne, W; Michael, E (UNIDO, 2013)
    The East African region comprises 20 countries, 14 of which use small hydropower at various degrees. The East African Power Pool (EAPP) plays an important role in the future of energy within the region. One of the main ...
  • Jonker Klunne, W (United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), 2013)
    South Africa has a total electricity generation capacity of about 45,000 MW. Nearly 90 per cent of electricity is generated in coal-fired power stations. Koeberg, a large nuclear station near Cape Town, provides about five ...
  • Jonker Klunne, W; Michael, E (Small Hydropower World, 2013)
    The Southern African region comprises five countries, of which Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and South Africa use small hydropower, with Namibia currently having a very limited use of this technology. Botswana does not possess ...