This paper examines the feasibility of applying a micro hydro power generation system as one of the enabling technologies that previously submitted for a balanced distributed generation strategy through a modified Microgrid as part of the various regional energy programs underway in Africa. In addition, this paper also points to R&D advancements in various technologies focused on energy sustainability. Our evaluation suggests that micro hydro power generation systems integrated even at Microgrid powered levels have potential to provide an efficiency of service to rural communities. Since they will be able to provide voltage and frequency control, this development will serve as primary building blocks for future system expansion. Issues regarding the potential resources for hybrid distributed generation and reliability of power supply are addressed.