Images from Last Summer

Strange to think that it’s almost been a year! Last summer, DHE’s hydro team went to Nyamirambo, Rwanda, to implement a new hydropower site. Some of the photos have gone a little under the radar, but everyone should take a look.

They can be found here.

Here’s a taste of some of what can be found on the page.

Local friends we made while waiting for an interview.

Local friends we made while waiting for an interview.

View of the site from downstream.

View of the site from downstream.

An interview.

An interview.

Natalie Burkhard '12 and Adam Khamis (Imperial College London, e.quinox, civil engineer) grout the rebar frame into the bedrock.

Natalie Burkhard ’12 and Adam Khamis (Imperial College London, e.quinox, civil engineer) grout the rebar frame into the bedrock.

Mayor aka Pierre Niyomwungeri—our foreman and translator as MC.

Mayor aka Pierre Niyomwungeri—our foreman and translator as MC.

Kevin Francfort `15 and Natalie Burkhard `12 work on the rebar framework for the settling tank.

Kevin Francfort `15 and Natalie Burkhard `12 work on the rebar framework for the settling tank.

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Kurt Kostyu '12 chatting with a villager wearing Kostyu's sweatshirt from his home state.

Kurt Kostyu ’12 chatting with a villager wearing Kostyu’s sweatshirt from his home state.

The battery they already have and use to charge cell phones and power lights. They had to go several hours away to Ruramba to get it charged, before our system became operational.

The battery they already have and use to charge cell phones and power lights. They had to go several hours away to Ruramba to get it charged, before our system became operational.

The team discusses the project.

The team discusses the project.

The site and the river valley.

The site and the river valley.

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