Only 28% of rural Afghanistan is linked to grid electrical energy. UNDP and the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development will tap Afghanistan’s natural water resources to produce power for rural neighborhoods through its Afghanistan Sustainable Energy for Rural Development (ASERD) task.
A 350 kw hydropower plant will be established in Darai Noor district of eastern Nangarhar province by the end of2018 Lighting rural homes at night, the brand-new power plant will offer rural organisations with dependable energy at a more affordable expense. This will motivate existing organisations to broaden, and bring in financiers to develop brand-new organisations which will increase tasks for rural individuals in the district.
In addition to tiny hydro power plants, the energy task will likewise present solar water pumps and boilers, and effective ranges for rural neighborhoods.
By 2020, renewable resource plants through ASERD will benefit over 6,000 families throughout the nation.