Oct 16, 2013
International report highlights Sunlabob solar PV village mini-grid in rural Laos
Sunlabob’s experience with renewable energy village mini-grids was this week included in a publication by the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) that highlights successful models for off-grid energy access in developing regions around the world.
The publication, “Best Practices: What renewable energies can achieve in developing and emerging markets,” highlights Sunlabob’s work to develop a solar PV mini-grid that provides reliable, affordable electricity to Ban Phakeo, a rural community of approximately 100 households in Luang Prabang Province, Laos.
Sunlabob’s case study can be viewed here.
“Providing clean energy in poor, rural areas in a way that is sustainable – technically, economically and socially – is a challenge,” said Andy Schroeter, co-founder and CEO of Sunlabob. “Compiling successful approaches to rural electrification from around the world, as the Alliance has done, can be an important tool for energy decision-makers to draw...Read more