Essays about: "rural electrification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the words rural electrification.

  1. 1. Off-Grid Solar Energy and Its Impacts on Rural Livelihoods : A Case Study on Tanzania

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Nike Dahlqvist; Samuel Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : ff-grid energy; rural electrification; sustainable Development; Livelihood; Solar Energy; Tanzania.;

    Abstract : Energy poverty and lack of access to electricity is a global problem which is recognised in the sustainable development goal 7. Today 1.2 billion people live without access to electricity and most of them are situated in Sub-Saharan Africa where biomass still constitutes the main source of energy. READ MORE

  2. 2. A comparison study of PV and battery technologies for EWB off-grid electrification projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Felix Vedin; Camilla Sandström; [2018]
    Keywords : PV; Photovoltaic; Solar cells; Solar panels; Batteries; Africa; Sub-Sahara; Mikronät; Comparison; Case study; Simulation; Manual; EWB; Engineers without borders; Solceller; Solpaneler; Batterier; Afrika; Sub-Sahara; Mikronät; Jämförelse; Simulation; Manual; Ingenjörer utan gränser;

    Abstract : Only 10 % of the rural population in Sub-Saharan Africa has access to electricity. At the same time the Sub-Saharan countries are close to the equator and get many sun hours a day, leading to a huge potential for solar energy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Socio-Technical Analysis for the Off-Grid PV System at Mavuno Girls’ Secondary School in Tanzania

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Karim Elbana; [2018]
    Keywords : Socio-technical; Off-grid; PV system; Women empowerment; Rural electrification; Load profile; Solar energy; Multi-disciplinary; Africa; Developing; countries; Tanzania; Electricity;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate, analyse and evaluate the installed off-grid PV system in Mavuno girls’ secondary school that is located in a rural area in northwest Tanzania. The original motivation behind this study was the rapid degradation of the installed battery bank within less than 3 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling the national electricity system of Rwanda : Contribution to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 7

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : CAROLINA NORDSTRÖM; IDA STENBERG FORSBERG; [2018]
    Keywords : Energy; Electricity; Rwanda; OSeMOSYS; MoManI; Sustainable development; SDG 7; Energi; Elektricitet; Rwanda; OSeMOSYS; MoManI; Hållbar utveckling; SDG 7;

    Abstract : För att ett samhälle ska utvecklas på ett modernt och framgångsrikt sätt är elektricitet en grundläggande faktor. Tillgång till elektricitet förhöjer levnadsstandarden för befolkningen genom att generera positiva synergieffekter såsom att fler utbildar sig, ekonomisk tillväxt och stabilitet, förbättrad välfärd och internationella samarbeten. READ MORE

  5. 5. Time of use pricing strategy for Indian microgrids subordinate to grids with unreliable coverage

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : NIKLAS BRÄNNLUND; [2018]
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    Abstract : In the last decade microgrids has become a usual way of providing electricity resilience in rural India. With the electrification of rural villages happening rapidly the national grid fails to provide reliable electricity distribution, and microgrids has proven a good way of improving upon the lacking electricity quality. READ MORE