Locations of small micro-hydropower sites in Kenya

This dataset portrays locations of small micro-hydropower sites in Kenya.

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Locations of micro-hydro sites approximately located by WRI based on SoK 1971, and information from KenGen 2006, and Balla 2006. This data was used in Map 3.11 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being.


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Survey of Kenya (SoK). 1971. Directorate of Overseas Surveys: 1:50,000 Topographical Maps. Series Y731. Nairobi: SoK.

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) Limited. 2006. Prospectus. Online at http://www.kengen.co.ke/IPO/full_prospectus.pdf

Balla, P.T. 2006. National Study on Small Hydro Power Development: Status and Potential of Small Hydro Power Development in the Tea Industry in Kenya. Online at http://greeningtea.unep.org/downloads/

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Project: Ecosystem Service Mapping

Page Last Updated: August 19, 2016

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