Micro-hydro power is a renewable, indigenous and non-polluting resource for the small-scale generation of energy using falling water.
Converting wind energy into electricity is clean, renewable and sustainable. Practical Action has developed reliable and cost effective wind energy systems to help meet electrical energy needs.
Improved cook stoves use one third of the amount of firewood as a traditional fire, reducing household smoke levels.
Solar power employs the sun as an alternative for people who face the practical and financial difficulties associated with distributing grid electricity.
Biogas from animal waste provides a free, sustainable source of power all year round, and a useful fertiliser for farmers
This cluster of renewable energy technologies in rural Nepal is an example of the benefits of access to energy and what it can mean for a community’s development
Sheet metal smoke hoods are cost effective and efficient, reducing indoor smoke levels by up to 80%.
Six fantastic case studies showing technology to be central to development solutions in different counties.