Ambassador Palmer Visits a YALI Fellow

While in the northern region Ambassador Palmer visited Hastings Mkandawire, 2014 YALI Mandela Washington Fellow who is also Managing Director and founder of Turbine Development Enterprise. He participated in 2014 YALI under the Business and Entrepreneurship theme. Hastings wants to install a single 500 kW hydro power plant or a few bigger hydroelectric power plants to produce a total output of 500 kW of electricity to provide cheap and clean energy to his community in Nkhata Bay. He has installed about 75 turbines so far.