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Energy, water and sanitation

Practical Action works with local communities to deliver basic infrastructure services.

Renewable energy

The only option for providing electricity to remote communities in Latin America is through non-conventional systems, using renewable energy sources such as water (small, micro and picocentrales hydro), wind (wind turbines) and the sun (photovoltaic modules).

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Biofuels

Renewable fuel derived from vegetable oils or animal fats can used pure or mixed with diesel - as a clean energy option and affordable for communities in the Amazon or in cities.

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Water and sanitation

Conventional market mechanisms do not always deliver clean water and sanitation in small towns in Peru and Bolivia. New management models and local capacity building is required.

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Information and communication technology systems

Practical Action's projects with information and communication technology systems (ICTs) in Peru and Bolivia.

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