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Talk: Off-Grid Power Systems in Developing Countries
November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Summary: Approximately 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to the electricity grid. This form of energy poverty disproportionately afflicts those living in less economically developed countries, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia. Achieving universal electrification through grid extension is optimistically decades away and might never be a viable option in rural areas. Instead, many communities will rely on off-grid electricity solutions in the form of renewable energy-powered microgrids. This presentation describes the role of microgrids and other off-grid solutions in providing electricity access. Technical design examples from microgrids in Zambia will presented.
Parking: Please park in front lot, free & open space parking
PSE employees: please park in gated area to maximize open parking space
Speaker(s): Dr. Henry Louie, Daniel Nausner
6:00 pm – Networking and Light Refreshments
6:45 pm – Introductions and Technical Talk and Demo
8:00 pm – Adjourn
Room: Columbia & Bennett Room
13230 SE 32nd St