Human, Social, And Cultural Practices For Rural Electrification Using Microgrids
Microgrid System Laboratory
Principal author and researcher: Christian E. Casillas, Ph.D.
Point of contact: David Breecker, Managing Director
The process of rural electrification has been happening for over 100 years, but is incomplete. This paper presents techniques and practices that provide a flow of information between the community and developers.
The promise of electrification
Alternatives for the delivery of rural energy services
Review of best practices
Broadening electricity access
Electrification for cost recovery
Human, social, and cultural factors toolkit
Developing community partners
Understanding community composition and key characteristics
Understanding development history and vision
Developing community baseline data
Divulging costs and benefits of electrification
Local resource assessment
Community demand and productive use
Developing and implementing an HSC toolkit
Development code of ethics
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