ERG PhDs in National Geographic: SWITCHing to a Low-Carbon Future

Josiah Johnston

DiegoERG PhD students Diego Ponce de Leon Barido and Josiah Johnston recently published a blog post in National Geographic on renewable energy investments in Nicaragua.

“In order for Nicaragua to transition from an oil-based electrical grid to a cleaner and more reliable alternative, the most important first step was a thorough analysis of all the different scenarios out there. National Geographic provided a Great Energy Challenge grant for NiuEra to do just that. NiuEra incorporates smart analytics and cloud-based data and also develops new technologies and information systems at the household level, all with the purpose of contributing to a low-carbon transformation.”

Read the full post in National Geographic