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Micro-Hydropower Plant Brings Electricity and Economic Growth to Dodarak Village

May 24th, 2009 | By John Waller | Category: South Asia, US Government

On April 6, electricity flowed for the first time in Dodarak village in Nangarhar Province.  Supplied by a new 60 KWH micro-hydropower plant funded by USAID, the electricity will improve the villagers’ quality of life and open the door for new business opportunities. Currently, the plant provides 1,200 residents with electricity, allows local shops to [...]