Results of PGTF - Project INT/08/K11

INT/08/K11 - Fee-for-service pico hydro: model for providing power to remote, low-income households

Submitter: International Center on Small Hydropower (ICSHP), based in Hangzhou, China
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Energy
Participating/beneficiary countries: 3 countries (China, India and Sri Lanka)
PGTF input: US$ 38,000
Other inputs: US$ 59,500
Number: INT/08/K11
Duration: Twelve (12) months
Approval: 31st Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 27 September 2007)
Completion: Final report submitted on 1 April 2013
Impact: Multi-faceted activities were carried out aimed at establishing a sustainable financing model to provide Pico hydro units in India and Sri Lanka to low-income household communities. The project included, through meetings of various field experts and community members, the selection and establishment of suitable sites, purchasing of equipment, and training of staff and the community in hydropower technologies for proper cooperation, implementation and future use.

Contact:   Prof. Liu Heng, Director-General, ICSHP
Address: PO Box 202, Hangzhou, 310002, China
Telephone: 86-571-87132796
Fax: 86-571-87023353
Email: director @

Final Report:

    • INT-08-K11-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: English; Size: 3593KB]

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