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  • Levi, Patricia Janet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    There are 1.1 billion people in the world who lack access to electricity, mostly in rural areas. The expansion of the central grid has been slow in many developing countries, hampered by a lack of supply, poor finances, ...
  • Luke, Max N (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Recent years have seen an unprecedented increase in the adoption of distributed energy resources (DERs) in distribution networks around the world. In most jurisdictions the increase in DERs has been met with a "fit and ...
  • Nandakumar, Neha (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Climate change is a major factor reforming the world's energy landscape today, and as electricity consumes 40% of total energy, huge efforts are being undertaken to reduce the carbon footprint within the electricity sector. ...
  • Adebayo, Julius A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Predictive models are increasingly deployed for the purpose of determining access to services such as credit, insurance, and employment. Despite societal gains in efficiency and productivity through deployment of these ...
  • Groshong, Hannah L (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    As technological advancement continues and the usage of automation in the cab of a locomotive grows, the role of the locomotive engineer and conductor changes. There is a need then to better understand the impact of different ...
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