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Different models used in Africa and Asia for off grid electrification and the challenges faced

Lalitha Mahalingam, Jaideep Prabhu
2017 International Journal of Energy Production and Management  
What are the challenges faced by rural electrification programs? b. What are the components of successful models?  ...  Problems faced with off grid electrification programs Some of the problems face with off grid electrification are up front cost of installing the system, long term maintenance, institutional issues and  ... 
doi:10.2495/eq-v2-n3-219-224 fatcat:2pt53bjdwjgelewjzixjoyzmtq

Using Ideation Grids to Power Collaborative Creativity in Face-to-Face and Remote Innovation Sessions [chapter]

John Knight, Elliot Ross, Dan Fitton
2021 Creativity - A Force to Innovation [Working Title]  
can be used in face-to-face and remote innovation work.  ...  The chapter concludes by detailing how ideation works in practice and describes an evolved set of techniques, principles and methods for maximising the value of the approach through ideation grids that  ...  Using Ideation Grids to Power Collaborative Creativity in Face-to-Face and Remote Innovation… DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.93850 Using Ideation Grids to Power Collaborative Creativity  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.93850 fatcat:zwpz2oymabdnlkb5c4wv7dbqwi

Introduction to the Economics, Markets and Policy Minitrack, Electric Energy Minitrack

Shmuel S. Oren
2016 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)  
As a result the electric power industry faces new challenges in planning and operation of the power system that require new market mechanisms and computational optimization tools to achieve productive  ...  This trend is accompanied by increased proliferation of distributed resources, storage and smart grid technologies that facilitate demand response and greater observability of the grid.  ...  As a result the electric power industry faces new challenges in planning and operation of the power system that require new market mechanisms and computational optimization tools to achieve productive  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2016.287 dblp:conf/hicss/Oren16 fatcat:yy6bmlznyjcyndq3oveag5qzoq

Research on Development Ideas of Customer-side Energy Internet Business of Power Grid Enterprises Based on SWOT Analysis Method

Yufeng Chai, Zhenwei Li, Luxin Zhao, S.O. Oladokun, S. Lu
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
opportunities and challenges of power grid enterprises in developing energy Internet, explore their development ideas on energy Internet businesses, and facilitate their development of energy Internet.  ...  Its construction has a direct impact on the efficiency, economic operation and orderly electricity consumption of power grids.  ...  Challenges Currently, when carrying out customer-side energy Internet businesses, power grid enterprises are facing greater challenges from external changing situations, customers' higher requirements  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202021801003 fatcat:up4ijog6ibbdbipn7inscw5mze

Interdisciplinary challenges in the study of power grid resilience and stability and their relation to extreme weather events

J. Heitzig, N. Fujiwara, K. Aihara, J. Kurths
2014 The European Physical Journal Special Topics  
This topical issue collects contributions to the interdisciplinary study of power grid stability in face of increasing volatility of energy production and consumption due to increasing renewable energy  ...  Many countries face the problem that reducing greenhouse gas emissions while phasing out nuclear energy requires a transformation of the energy system that includes large amounts of renewable energy production  ...  This topical issue collects contributions to the interdisciplinary study of power grid stability in face of increasing volatility of energy production and consumption due to increasing renewable energy  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjst/e2014-02281-0 fatcat:v7sn52fcozg6zpqud4cvlv7pia

Power in Sierra Leone_ Seizing the Mini-grids opportunity to achieve SDG7.pdf

Jeremiah Thoronka
2021 figshare.com  
The article aims to not only raise awareness about the mini-grids sector and the critical role they can play in achieving SDG7 targets by 2030 but also provide a foundation for rich knowledge and data  ...  Image-1 HEP Grid (source) Mini-Grid System The challenges faced by the current grid system calls for a new way to produce, store, manage, and distribute electricity to consumers.  ...  Image-2 The Turkish Karpower ship Conclusion The current energy systems in the country have been faced with many interesting challenges.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14257877.v1 fatcat:kffs3shu4jb7fkdcadn3wirpi4

Rural electrification through mini-grids: Challenges ahead

Jörg Peters, Maximiliane Sievert, Michael A. Toman
2019 Energy Policy  
This note outlines the challenges the mini-grid sector faces to achieve that potential. To date, few examples of sustainably working mini-grid programs exist.  ...  High upfront costs of transmission lines are avoided, and unlike home-scale solar, mini-grids can provide sufficient electricity for productive uses.  ...  Such pilots can be used to better calibrate technological, operations and management models in order to address the socio economic challenges that expanding mini grid investments face.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2019.05.016 fatcat:2uf5uefue5cgzdv7zhze4u54na

Challenges on software defect analysis in Smart Grid applications

Mohsen Anvaari, Daniela S. Cruzes, Reidar Conradi
2012 2012 First International Workshop on Software Engineering Challenges for the Smart Grid (SE-SmartGrids)  
Their complexity also adds challenges to the process of designing studies to investigate their complicated software development.  ...  For this purpose, not only the software development companies but also the grid utilities should be studied.  ...  By proposing a research agenda we also describe the challenges we have been facing in designing such study in a software company that develops software for Smart Grid.  ... 
doi:10.1109/se4sg.2012.6225712 dblp:conf/icse/AnvaariCC12 fatcat:wdgfishk7feqff5oidaxdbyv24

Jeremiah Thoronka Article 2.pdf

Jeremiah Thoronka
2021 figshare.com  
This article talks about the challenges the Sierra Leone energy sector faces to champion the country's 4IR drive, the author further explores energy access and the economy, and how governance will be a  ...  According to the Global Energy Assessment (GEA) report in 2019, four challenges to sustainable development face any country that is over-reliant on fossil fuels as its primary means of energy production  ...  This article talks about the challenges the Sierra Leone energy sector faces to champion the country's 4IR drive, the author further explores energy access and the economy, and how governance will be a  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14238035.v1 fatcat:ya7hpm6bvbakragzxcn42od6ni

Recent Research Advances in e-Science

Xiaoyu Yang, Lizhe Wang, Gregor von Laszewski
2009 Cluster Computing  
We believe the Future Internet can help address current challenging issues that e-Science is facing, but will also raise additional challenges to e-Science.  ...  The Future Internet [22] is emerging and will have a great impact on addressing challenging issues faced by e-Science (e.g. petascale data management, next generation Grid computing).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10586-009-0104-0 fatcat:eadfwu6onrbutaevifekqpmika

Smart Energy Access and Women Empowerment: A Case Study of Chitandika Village in Zambia

Mantubwe Wampata, Bupe Getrude Mwanza
2021 International Journal of Engineering and Management Research  
Additionally, the study established general and specific challenges that women face in accessing smart energy.  ...  faced by women in accessing smart energy with the intent of outlining strategies for future implementation.  ...  Challenges Women Faced in Accessing Energy Figure 4 shows the result findings from the interviews concerning the challenges women faced in accessing smart energy project initiative and the following  ... 
doi:10.31033/ijemr.11.5.15 fatcat:ieu7rvze6vgt7hgqfqnjq2bzxe

Grid today, clouds on the horizon

Jamie Shiers
2009 Computer Physics Communications  
By definition, this relied on a world-wide production Grid infrastructure. But change -as always -is on the horizon.  ...  After many years of preparation, 2008 saw a final "Common Computing Readiness Challenge" (CCRC08)aimed at demonstrating full readiness for 2008 data taking, processing and analysis.  ...  Acknowledgements The work of the many people involved in the LCG projects and the underlying Grids (OSG, EGEE and NorduGrid) is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cpc.2008.11.027 fatcat:cv6u5t2jsnflpls24tpxitdpe4

Prototyping Virtual Data Technologies in ATLAS Data Challenge 1 Production [article]

A. Vaniachine, D. Malon Argonne National Laboratory, University of Texas at Arlington)
2003 arXiv   pre-print
To provide for local-remote transparency during DC1 production, the VDC database server delivered in a controlled way both the validated production parameters and the templated production recipes for thousands  ...  For efficiency of the large production tasks distributed worldwide, it is essential to provide shared production management tools comprised of integratable and interoperable services.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank all of our ATLAS collaborators and, in particular, all the Data Challenge production managers whose participation was instrumental to enable the rapid prototyping cycles and early  ... 
arXiv:cs/0306102v1 fatcat:ukuf6doharam5mdlk7atobuo7q

Energy Challenge, Power Electronics & Systems (PEAS) Technology and Grid Modernization

Don Tan
2017 CPSS Transactions on Power Electronics and Applications  
Specific technical challenges that are facing the power electronics and electric power systems communities are then elaborated.  ...  It is shown that we can meet the grand energy challenge by leveraging the grid modernization efforts.  ...  Section V presents the grid challenges and opportunities the power electronics and electric power systems community face.  ... 
doi:10.24295/cpsstpea.2017.00002 fatcat:6z7by5xr7zfplhd2dqhfrashgq

Electrofuels

F. Todd Davidson, Kazunori Nagasawa, Michael E. Webber
2017 Mechanical engineering (New York, N.Y. 1919)  
Despite significant effort, electrochemical batteries still face technical and economic challenges to achieve grid-scale storage.  ...  While the potential to displace conventional, nonrenewable, carbonemitting fuels is appealing, the production of electrofuels could also help us manage the grid in the face of more variability.  ... 
doi:10.1115/1.2017-sep-1 fatcat:6iwpw3sskrccxoltbaumf5u7fm
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