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End “Drive by Development” – HOMER’s Nathan Johnson Focuses on Rural Energy Needs

by Marilyn Walker, Ph.D. on April 23, 2012

Nathan Johnson is working with HOMER Energy for a year through a fellowship provided by the National Science Foundation and the American Society for Engineering Education. Nate has just completed a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. He is focusing on developing the new HOMER Energy algorithm for the smart grid and beyond.

Nate was recently interviewed by Engineering for Change, who also published a 1-hr webinar that Nate presented on “A systems-based guide to understanding rural energy needs.” Nate talks about the importance of microgrids for creating reliable, robust rural energy solutions.

Watch the webinar here.

Read the article here.

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