United Nations has called on
businesses, governments, and
civil society to achieve Sustainable
Energy for All by 2030
Spotlight on micro-grids report published by the UN Foundation
July 29, 2014
A new feature article – “Micro-grids – the key to providing electricity in rural communities?“- puts the spotlight on the recently published “Microgrids for rural electrification: A critical review of best practices based on seven case studies“, an in-depth study evaluating the contribution of micro-grids to electrification in developing countries co-authored by Daniel Schnitzer, Daniel M. Kammen et al., and published by the United Nations Foundation in February 2014.
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“Small-scale decentralised microgrids are being touted as one of the most credible ways to provide electricity to the energy poor. However, as a first-of-its-kind report highlights, if microgrids are to be viable on a meaningful scale, developers must learn how to manage the communities they serve.”