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Earth Institute Research Projects

Electricity Growth and Use in Developing Economies (e-GUIDE) Center

Lead PI: Dr. Vijay Modi

Unit Affiliation: Quadracci Sustainable Engineering Lab

January 2019 - December 2021
Active
Global ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Uganda ; Tanzania
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Studying existing electrical access/use in Uganda & creating plans/solutions for least-cost expansion.

SPONSOR:

University of Massachusetts Amherst

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

Rockefeller Foundation

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$574,162

RESEARCH TEAM:

Jay Tenaja, Paulina Jaramillo, Morgan Bazilian, Nathan Williams

WEBSITE:

https://eguide.io/

KEYWORDS

energy poverty sustainability electricity use electricity growth

THEMES

Sustainable living