EC.712 D-Lab: Energy II
Engages students in advancing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 7, which seeks to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy systems, through community-based approaches. Teams work on off-grid energy projects that focus on lighting, cooking, indoor heating, agricultural productivity, or other solutions to advance fieldwork with pre-selected community partners. Working at various stages along D-Lab's Off-Grid Energy Roadmap, teams consider needs assessment, technology and business model identification, and implementation strategies. Project work includes combinations of analysis, design, prototyping, and implementation. Optional January site visits may be available to test and implement projects. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 20.
This class has EC.711 as a prerequisite.
EC.712 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by E. Verploegen.
Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in N51-350.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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