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Powering rural villages using Malawi’s rivers | Hastings Mkandawire | TEDxLilongwe
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Added Aug 23, 2016
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Hastings has designed and installed more than 100 pieces of hydro power plants in rural areas of Malawi with a total estimated capacity of 300kW of clean energy.

Hastings is CEO of Turbines Energy. He comes from Nkhata Bay district. He has the passion to increase electric connectivity to the rural areas to help farmers increase productivity. He has more than 10 years of experience in rural electrification. He has designed and installed more than 100 pieces of hydro power plants in rural areas of Malawi with a total estimated capacity of 300kW of clean energy. Currently, he is working on a 100kW power plants and is expected to be commissioned in August 2016. he expects to lead Turbines Energy towards development of 10 megawatts of hydro-power by 2018.

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