Green and Alternative Energy Solutions

Our Alternate Energy Initiatives

Being a learning organization, SRSP, in following years, through available resources improved technical and technological aspects to enhance efficiency of these MHPs. SRSP, as of today, is the largest non government organization proactive in promoting and supporting renewable, clean, and sustainable energy. SRSP has constructed 332 micro hydro projects, as of July 2017, benefiting approximately 900,000 population in rural areas of Malakand Division and Northern Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

“In recent years Renewable Energy  become one of SRSP largest portfolios”

In early 2000s SRSP, based on learning from local and regional experiences, initiated two micro hydro projects in union council Koh and Ayun, District Chitral. These MHPs, using locally manufactured technology, produced 80KW clean and renewable energy to benefit at least 1,000 rural poor. Initiation of these two proto-type MHPs as a ‘starting step’ was indeed a ‘giant leap’ in future.

Electricity in Serai Swat

Life in Serai no longer comes to a complete stand still at dusk. Streets and shops remain open during the evening as the people work to complete their chores, and students stay up to complete their school work. The poverty stricken community no longer spends huge amounts on buying kerosene, fuel wood or gas cylinders.

New Opportunities

“We used to lit our houses in night by using the fire of wood of pine trees and the that was the only affordable source of light we had as the kerosene oil was too expensive and we cannot afford it to use for light”

Energy lies at the heart of one of Rural KP biggest challenges.
How we are transforming the Rural Landscape

Key Facts


Micro Hydro Projects

29 MW

Electricity Generated


People Benefited

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Shangla Village gets Electricity

SHANGLA: Residents of Damorai and six other villages here on Thursday said that the newly-installed electricity generated by micro hydropower (MHP) station introduced them to using modern gadgets as they could now use smart phones, computers, etc.They said this after...

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Microhydro Projects in District Shangla

SRSP has completed Two micro hydro power projects under European Union funded PEACE Programme in union council Alpuri of District Shangla.  These power houses benefit more than 370 households in both villages of Bar Kalay and Kuz Kalay. Besides the local...

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Utror Valley gets Electricity

Utror Valley gets Electricity. 120 Kilowatts (KW) Micro Hydro Power House (MHP) is inaugurated in Utror Kalam valley, Swat. The power house is benefiting around 945 households in the valley. The MHP is completed with a total cost of PKR 17.8 million in which EU...

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Bringing uninterrupted Electricity To Shangla

Communities in far flung areas of District Shangla now have access to uninterrupted electricity supply. In village Kuz Paw a 30 KW Micro Hydro Power (MHP) station has been recently completed by SRSP, funded by EU under PEACE programme. The power house will provide low...

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50 KW MHP in District Shangla

A 50 Kilowatts (KW) Micro Hydro Power station (MHP) has been completed by SRSP under EU funded PEACE program in village Barkana, District Shangla. The MHP is providing cheap electricity without load shedding to more than 150 households. Besides local communities the...

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Ambassador Jean François Cautain Tuesday said that the European Union (EU) was committed to the development of marginalised areas in Pakistan in conformity with its national policies.He was addressing a large gathering of communities at Shinko village in Madian valley...

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Our Impact

SRSP has built over 332 Microhydro units in the mountainous region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, supplying off-grid communities with cheap, environmental friendly and uninterrupted power supply. So far 28 Megawatt electricity is generated and is supporting over a population of 900,000 people. These projects have played an important role in improving health facilities, studying and have generated economic growth, witnessed by the rise of enterprises, hotel industry and flour mills and a multitude of new business startups.They have also led to reduction in Fossil Fuel usage and relieving pressure on precious forest areas.

SRSP contribution in renewable energy has not only been acknowledged by Donor agencies, but also by leading International organizations like ASHDEN which awarded its most prestigious award to to SRSP in 2015. SRSP Microhydro initiatives have also been inducted into GNESD Energy Access Knowledge Base

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A decade of SRSP’s efforts in Renewable and Sustainable Energy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA