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Renewable microgrid projects for autonomous small-scale electrification in Andean countries

Author
López-González, A.; Domenech, B.; González, D.; Ferrer-Martí, L.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Renewable and sustainable energy reviews
Date of publication
2017-11
Volume
79
First page
1255
Last page
1265
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.05.203 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/108424 Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032117308407?via%3Dihub Open in new window
Abstract
Nowadays, 84% of the world population without access to electricity is located in rural areas of developing countries. In particular, in the Andean countries, about 10.4 million people lack of access to electricity, mainly in isolated poor regions. Considering the relevance of electricity in overcoming poverty and promoting socioeconomic development, local-regional-national governments, supported by international organizations, are making efforts to achieve full rural electrification. In this re...
Citation
López González, A., Domenech, B., González, D., Ferrer-Martí, L. Renewable microgrid projects for autonomous small-scale electrification in Andean countries. "Renewable and sustainable energy reviews", Novembre 2017, vol. 79, p. 1255-1265.
Keywords
Andean countries, HOMER, Microgrids, Renewable energy, Rural electrification
Group of research
SCOM - Supply Chain and Operations Management

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