n Farmer’s Weekly - On-farm hydroelectric power boosts dairy’s bottom line - business - hydropower

Volume 2020 Number 20007
  • ISSN : 0041-848X


Hydroelectric power production need not mean massive installations for large-scale commercial supply. KwaZulu-Natal farmer Peter Ward’s small-scale hydroelectric system on his farm generates sufficient power for his dairy enterprise while saving his operation up to R1,3 million a year. At the same time, he uses the precious resource of water sustainably.

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