Renewable energy in Afghanistan

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Wind farm in Panjshir Province

Renewable energy in Afghanistan ranges from biomass, hydropower, solar, wind energy in Afghanistan.[1]

Biomass energy[edit]

Traditional biomass energy supplies to 85% of energy demand, such as from wood and dung.

Hydropower energy[edit]

Currently there is a 304 MW installed capacity of electricity generated by hydropower, in which 183 MW are in operation.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman Ashraf (25 January 2010). "Energy Sector Afghanistan | Importance of Renewable Energy for Afghanistan | Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-08-23. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Renewable energy in Afghanistan at Wikimedia Commons