The use of water energy and wind – a promising way of developing alternative energy in rural areas

Deadline: November 2006 – December 2008

Donor: UNDP and Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program

Budget: 50,000 USD

Executor: PA “Women for the Revival of the Narač Region”

Geography: Miadzieĺ District


As a result of the project, a micro-hydro power plant with a capacity of 3.5 kW in the Kamarova village was created. Energy-saving street lighting of the manor and park complex was installed and connected to the micro hydroelectric station. The wind potential of the area has been studied, the place of installation of the wind power installation has been determined.

Photo by S.Plytkevich