Boston University

For The Institute For Sustainable Energy's Role Of The Grid On The Path To 2050 Project

  • Amount
    $30,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/3/2016
  • Term
    14 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
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About the Grantee
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www.bu.edu 
Address
881 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Program on Women's Empowerment Research  
This grant to Boston University’s Program on Women’s Empowerment Research will support a portfolio of studies in Malawi that examines the causes and consequences of women’s empowerment policies and programs on the well-being of women, their families, and communities. This body of research builds on existing field studies and ongoing engagement with policymakers and advocates to facilitate the use of evidence on the links between women’s productive and reproductive lives.
for Institute for Sustainable Energy's decarbonization pathways and utility of the future research  
This grant is for Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy, a university-wide research and engagement institute founded in early 2016. The Institute has four main areas of work. First is decarbonization Technologies, Pathways, and Policies, with a strong initial focus on electrification and transportation. The second area is Transformation of the Electric Power Industry, which focuses on the business models, operational practices, and infrastructure necessary to fully decarbonize the power sector. Third, Cities as a Nexus for Decarbonization Action; and finally, Water Sustainability and the Energy-Water Nexus.

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